Forged Chef Knife


Nick Rossi  JS

Class runs:  January 12-14

Tuition: $525

Material fee: $60

Skill level: beginner and up

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In this three day workshop students will complete a forged, hidden tang chef knife with either a western or eastern blade profile. All aspects of knifemaking will be covered including safety, tools, material selection and kitchen knife design theory. The blades will be 1084 carbon steel with a phenolic bolster and exotic or figured hardwood handle. Students should expect to complete one 6-7” chef knife. Beginner blacksmithing skills are strongly recommended but not necessary. 


Nick Rossi has been making knives since 1997 and has taught Bladesmithing since 2006. He operates Nick Rossi Knives out of his studio in Vassalboro Maine. Nick is not only passionate about making innovative, highly functional knives but also sharing the joy of this craft with others. He Journeyman in the American Bladesmith Society and a member of the New England Bladesmith Guild.