Forging An American Classic - The Bowie Knife with Mace Vitali. #1195-0809. 5 days.
Name: Forging An American Classic - The Bowie Knife with Mace Vitali. #1195-0809. 5 days.
Date: August 13, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT
Taught by renowned instructor and winner of the Discovery Channel's Forged in Fire, Mace Vitali. The Bowie knife is America's most famous knife, steeped in history and legend. In this five-day intensive class, students will learn the ins and outs of forging, grinding and heat treating this iconic blade. Once the blades are complete, students will create a guard and handle using steel and wood. Attention will be paid to the feel and balance of these knives, as well as the edge geometry and performance.
NOTE: Hard shoes and long pants are required for student's safety.