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INTRODUCTION TO BLADESMITHING (BLACKSMITH'S KNIFE) WITH CHRIS HIGHFIELD

Class Details

 

Tuition: $140

Materials Fee: $20

Students bring: a pair of safety glasses, non-synthetic work gloves, long sleeves (cotton or wool is best), and close-toed shoes.

Need a scholarship to attend a class? We offer full and half tuition awards (scholarships do not apply to class materials fee). Email info@tarweedfolkschool.com to register.

Sunday, July 21st

9am - 4pm (7 hours)

Students in this class will be introduced to the art of traditional blacksmithing, by using various tools and techniques to forge a basic blacksmith’s knife.  Students will learn how to manage and maintain the proper heating temperatures, how to hammer, bend, twist, grind and shape high carbon steel to make a functional blade.  Both traditional and modern tools will be used in the process.

 

Age Requirement: this class is for adults and youth 12 and above. Please note: ages 12-17 must have a parent or guardian also registered for the class to participate.

Location: Corvallis Waldorf School

Chris Highfield
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Corvallis, Oregon

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