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Bladesmithing 101: 3-piece knife with wooden handle Two Day Workshop

Presented by Roswell Creative Arts and City of Roswell, Georgia at Art Center West, Roswell GA

Mar 02 - 03 2024
Bladesmithing 101: 3-piece knife with wooden handle Two Day Workshop

This workshop at The Forge at Art Center West is an introduction to blade forging and handle making for beginning and intermediate participants.

You will experience a very active workshop with an emphasis on hands on learning with hammer, heat, and iron. Your experience will be an instructional journey through tools and equipment, material selection, body mechanics, design considerations, forging techniques, basic heat treating principles and finishing methods. Propane forges will be used.

ADMISSION INFO

No prerequisites or experience necessary. Ages: 16+.

Fee: $195

Register Online for this Class

For more information or questions, please contact A.J. Argentina at (770) 641-3990 or aargentina@roswellgov.com.

INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Mar 2, 2024 at 10:00 am - 04:00 pm (Sat)
  • Mar 3, 2024 at 10:00 am - 04:00 pm (Sun)

Additional time info:

Day One
Participants will begin by forging a blade from 5160 steel and conclude with grinding and hardening of the blades.

Day Two
Participants will concentrate on refinement as well as fit and finish with a 2-part wooden handle.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Art Center West

1355 Woodstock Rd, Roswell, GA 30075

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