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Intro to Knifemaking
Crafts - Class/Workshop
Tuesdays, April 10, 2012 - May 15, 2012
6:30 PM-9:30 PM
This class will emphasize the forging of steel into blades and the methods used. We will also discuss different types of materials to forge as well as heat-treating techniques such as full hardening, differential hardening, clay coating and tempering. The stock removal methods of making knives will be also be covered including various types of blade grinds like, flat, hollow and convex. Topics included: Stock removal and forging of blades, file work, heat-treating, metallurgy, finishing techniques, handle attachment. Materials available for purchase from the instructor: $15-$20, no experience necessary.
Cost: Student Fee: $199.00
Public Woo Card: Double Woo Points
College Woo Card: Double Woo Points
Suggested Audiences: High School, College, Adult, Elders
Last Modified: March 5, 2012 at 1:33 PM