THE BLACKSMITHS KNIFE – Beginners
Following 1-day workshop is on offer:
- Saturdays from 8:30am – 4:30pm: will be available again in 2020, register your interest
This course is suitable for all former students of Waterside who have completed Module 1 or anyone who has previously completed a structured beginners course with another recognised blacksmithing group. Minimum age is 18 unless they are accompanied by an adult.
Robbie Alderson will teach students all the necessary steps to make a traditional hand forged knife. The process will involve forging and shaping a high carbon steel blade, hardening and sharpening the blade and shaping a handle. The multi-talented Ron Blint will assist with the fashioning of some leather sheaths.