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Knife Making Courses

Due to high demand, I am no longer taking bookings for courses in 2017, sorry!

ONE OR TWO DAY KNIFE FORGING AND DAMASCUS KNIFE WORKSHOPS

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ONE OR TWO DAY KNIFE FORGING WORKSHOPS

No previous experience necessary. Individual tuition,one on one or max 2 participants per class if booked together.

Cost includes, Materials ,Consumables, Safety equipment, lunch & refreshments. Suitable clothing and footwear must be worn.

ONE DAY WORKSHOP PROGRAMME. Make a bushcraft knife Paring knife or small seax using a charcoal forge.Take home finished knife.

ONE DAY COURSE. £140-00. (£70 deposit on confirmation, balance on arrival.)

TWO DAY WORKSHOP PROGRAMME.Make a bespoke Bushcraft style knife and sheath.

Starting with demonstration and talks as for one day programme. Over the 2 days you will be forging, profiling, tempering and polishing blade, fitting and shaping handle (various woods or antler available.) wet forming & stitching veg tan leather sheath.

TWO DAY COURSE. £240-00.(£120 deposit, balance on arrival) .Bed and breakfast or campsites available locally.

GiFT VOUCHERS available for 2017, valid for 12 Months (Non refundable).

Contact me with your preferred dates. email r_twerks_by_nick@yahoo.co.uk

or phone 01553810846. (Norfolk)

ONE OR TWO DAY DAMASCUS KNIFE MAKING COURSE.

One or Two day courses, strictly one on one only as constant supervision is required at all times.

All forging is carried out on a traditional Charcoal fired forge using hand held hammers and tongs. There are no power hammers to cut corners with, Type of steels used are CS70 1095 & 15N20 for Damascus or you can make a laminated blade using 19thcent Wrought Iron with W2 steel core.

"When I say hand forged I mean it".

Course covers tempering, polishing and acid etching the blade and fitting handle , mostly English hardwoods or various types of Antler and Horn.

The one day course is pretty intensive, It's possible to complete a simple Chefs knife (can also be used by clever chefs) Viking Seax or a Bushcraft style knife blade.

If you want to make something a bit more involved such as a completed Bushcraft knife and Sheath then you will need the two day course for finishing off the detailed work.

Please Note, Because of the nature of this Course it is not for the faint hearted.

ONE DAY COURSE. £180-00. Deposit of 50% with balance payable on day

TWO DAY COURSE. £340-00. Deposit of 50% with balance payable on day

Price of all courses includes all materials, consumables and safety equipment.( Everything you make you take home). Start time 9am- finish 5-5.30pm

If you would like more details please phone 01553 810846 (NORFOLK).

GIFT VOUCHERS availablefor 2017, valid for 12 Months.( Non refundable).

How to find us: http://www.streetmap.co.uk/streetmap.dll?Postcode2Map?code=pe33+0az

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The above knives or tools where all made by partisipants on one or two day knife making courses

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