Bladesmithing Bootcamp

“Hunting Knife”

 

Dual Instructors:

 

Dereck Glaser

Isaiah Washington

 

Class runs: July 12-16

 

Tuition: $550.00

 

Material fee: $60.00

 

Skill Level: Beginner and up

 

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          A journey into the world of the Blacksmith and Bladesmith. This intense five day class will focus on the forging skills needed for bladesmithing. In the first two days Dereck will demonstrate and relate techniques which consist of several exercises to heat/beat and repeat some of the core forging processes (shoulders, short points, plunges, tapering) bladesmith’s need most to forge accurate clean knives.

          The next 3 days, Isaiah will guide you through insightful demonstrations where will be using 1084 high carbon steel to forge a 4” blade, full tang  hunting knife, using slab handle construction with a stable synthetic material. A focus on better hand forging skills, grinding, and proper heat treatment will be the core of the class. Basic handle construction, materials, fitting, filing and finish will be covered.

 

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