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CLASS OPTIONS I offer stock removal classes to help you construct – dovetail bolsters- single guard- double guard-taper tang- flat grind- friction folder- hollow grind- double edge grind- asymmetrical double edge grind- acid greying-and sword making. These classes get progressively more challenging. Case making and sharpening included.
1/2 Damascus being offered .Stock removal to full Damascus is a big jump. 1/2 Damascus would use existing Damascus billet and teach acid etch ,full guard, narrow tang, as prep for full on fusion welding. 2 day class I offer Damascus classes to help you forge weld and pattern billets with- layered steel- cable, chain (Saw or Roller)- nickel and powered steel- or Stainless Steel- These classes get progressively more challenging. After surface grinding, stock removal methods are used to finish blades.
Scouts, Guides,4 H, or other youth groups get 50% discount to promote knifizim and respect of knives -Call 780-581-0952 for classes during week- 1/2 Damascus 2 Day bridges gap between stock removal and full Damascus covers surface grind of existing Damascus billet , narrow tang lay out, heat treat, polish, acid etch,full guard make and fit, handle shape and fit,final assembly–A better transition prep for full Damascus —– $700 for intro class.— 2023 call 780-581-0952 for dates.
Damascus and sword making by request We have room for RVs and tents rough camping outdoor toilet available
Basic Stock Removal is a subtractive process where you remove material from stock steel to create blades. This basic class will teach this method of knifemaking. Minimum 14 years of age. All under 18 must have guardian to sign and be present. Stock removal is $500 per person, minimum 1 student unto a max of 6 students. Starts 9:00 both days. Bring food/drink and safety gear for eye-nose-ear (I have lenders). Please call 780 581 0952 for intro stock removal classes.