Camp Knife - Introduction to Bladesmithing with Jorden LaMothe. #1264-0915. 3 days.
Name: Camp Knife - Introduction to Bladesmithing with Jorden LaMothe. #1264-0915. 3 days.
Date: September 16, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT
A heavy chopping knife is an invaluable tool for clearing brush and splitting kindling. This class is a comprehensive introduction to bladesmithing. Each student will forge a blade using a gas forge and hand hammer, grind, heat treat and finish the blade with a wood handle. Emphasis will be placed on ergonomic design, edge geometry and heat treating to maximize performance of a working knife.
NOTE: Students are required to wear non-synthetic clothing, long pants and closed-toe shoes.