Primitive Blacksmithing / Bladesmithing Classes
Throughout human history, civilizations have been shown to make periodic quantum leaps in technological and cultural sophistication.
Revisit traditional methods of fitting knife blades that artisans of the past used without modern glues, plastic finishes, and high powered machinery.
Forge and heat treat a simple, high carbon steel wood working knife. Discover and implement the essentials if making a practical cutting tool with a keen and durable edge.
Learn the ancient art of redsmithing and forge copper into accessories for both beauty and utility.
Learn the fundamentals of blacksmithing using the methods of our ancient ancestors with nothing more than a charcoal pit forge and simple hand tools
Custom fit your field blade with a hand made leather sheath, the old way!
*This class will be held in a primitive backcountry setting without access to modern amenities and will require a mild one mile hike with multiple stream crossings.
Hand forge your own firesteel in the medieval Viking tradition and create your own flint and steel fire making kit.