jTailored 1-3 day courses covering basic/advanced knifemaking, forge welding and general metalsmithing. Specific topics may include design, templating, grinding, heat treating, guards and bolsters, handles, finishing, sharpening, leather/kydex sheaths, basic to mosaic pattern-welding, dry welding, mokume gane, soldering, texturing, carving and patination. Safety is covered in every course.
Fprivate, on-site lodging. ull 8-10 hour day(s) of instruction, basic materials needed to complete a knife/project (steel for forge welding, base metals for mokume gane and premium handle materials cost extra), meals and
I'm located in Monroe Township, Pennsylvania close to the town of Noxen. We are about 40 minutes from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton airport.
One day - $400/single OR $600/double*
Two days - $750/single OR $1125/double*
Three days - $1000/single OR $1500/double*
*Double (two person) classes must share the same basic topics and itinerary.
Local students deduct $50/day if on-site lodging isn't required.
What to Bring
Safety gear to include eye, hearing and respiratory protection. Wear closed footwear and avoid flammable (synthetic) clothing. Gloves and a hat are recommended for some procedures. You will be required to sign a waiver.
Please contact me with any questions.