All workshops scheduled for 2020 have been cancelled due to COVID-19. Please check back in the early fall for the 2021 offerings.
Learn the basics of forging, grinding, heat treating, and the sharpening of a small utility knife. The instructor will discuss fit and finish, overall knife design, how to sharpen and care for knives, and how to begin making knives on your own. Participants should expect to forge several blades over the weekend, and get at least one to the point of a usable knife. Beginner and Beyond
Tuition: $335 (lunch is included)
Studio/Materials Fee: $85
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.