All workshops scheduled for 2020 have been cancelled due to COVID-19. Please check back in the early fall for the 2021 offerings.
The Bowie knife is one steeped in legend and lore. In this intensive five day class participants will create their own version of this iconic American knife. Forging, grinding/filing, heat treating, and handles/guards will be covered. You need to have basic forging skills, no beginners please. Advanced Beginner and Beyond
Tuition: $615 (lunch is included)
Studio/Materials Fee: $110
Registration Fee: $30* (listed as "shipping" in cart) *Members use coupon code WAIVEFEE at check-out
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Mace Vitale is a Journeyman smith in the American Bladesmith Society and a full-time knife maker since 2002. He has been running the Blacksmith program at the Guilford Art Center in CT for the last several years teaching both adults and teens the way of the hammer and anvil.
Please Note:The Dining Hall is closed for the season so participants are responsible for their own breakfast & dinner. Kitchens are available in the dorms for those staying on campus.