Master bladesmith Jason Knight is informative, creative, and entertaining.
Day 1 - Forging
Makers will learn the basics of forging using a power hammer, press, and hand tools. Advanced makers will learn new techniques based their skill level. All makers will forge a blade to shape.
Day 2 - Grinding and Heat Treating
Makers will learn grinding techniques appropriate for their skill level. Makers will also learn basic techniques for hardening and heat treating.
Day 3 - Handle, Finish, and Sharpening
Makers will learn why certain handle shapes work and how to shape handles. By the end of the third day, Makers will have a complete and fully functional knife.
$1,500 for standard classes. $2500 for private classes*
Additional material fee for some advanced classes. Material fee noted next to class.
Wakizashi w/ Ito Wrap +$300 Material Fee
Brute de Forge Chopper
*Fee per person: $1,500 standard, $2,500 private. $500 non-refundable deposit. Balance is due the first day of class. Classes are designed to accommodate 6 makers but most are capped at 5 makers, some at 4. This provides flexibility should a maker need to reschedule. We know life happens, if you need to reschedule please give us as much advanced notice as possible. We will forward your $500 deposit to your next scheduled session.
Makers must be at least 18 to register.