FORGE A CHEF KNIFE
Course Number: 241SCBS245
Dates: Monday, January 8 - February 26, 2024
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Meets: M from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM , 8 sessions
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Build a solid foundation in bladesmithing by crafting a hand-forged (brute de forge) chef's knife. Learn the processes for forging a blade, proper heat-treating and finishing. You will also learn the process of designing and creating a custom handle. Explore blade geometry, sharpening, and other tips and tricks for the knifemaker. Beginners will struggle, previous blacksmithing experience is required.
The class is great for experienced smiths looking to fine tune their blade forging skills. Class size is limited to 4 students.
Students should wear comfortable, natural fiber (cotton) clothes they don't mind getting dirty and closed toed shoes. Bring safety glasses.
NOTE: Class is located offsite, approximately 3.5 miles from Spruill 3870 N. Peachtree Road Chamblee, GA 30341
|Course Fee (Basic)||Non-member||$ 335.00|
|Optional Fee||Donation||$ 1.00|
|Mandatory Fee||Metal Sculpture Lab Fee||$ 50.00|
Mike Moved to Dunwoody from Livermore, CA in 2000 and has raised 3 boys while volunteering within many organizations the boys have participated in.
While dealing with an empty nest, Mike took up blacksmithing as a hobby and has completed classes at both Spruill and privately. Mike has been a volunteer Assistant Instructor for the renowned John Scroggin (Burning J Forge) series of classes at Spruill and the John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, NC.
|01/08/2024||Monday||6:30 PM to 9 PM||Blacksmithing Studio|
|01/15/2024||Monday||6:30 PM to 9 PM||Blacksmithing Studio|
|01/22/2024||Monday||6:30 PM to 9 PM||Blacksmithing Studio|
|01/29/2024||Monday||6:30 PM to 9 PM||Blacksmithing Studio|
|02/05/2024||Monday||6:30 PM to 9 PM||Blacksmithing Studio|
|02/12/2024||Monday||6:30 PM to 9 PM||Blacksmithing Studio|
|02/19/2024||Monday||6:30 PM to 9 PM||Blacksmithing Studio|
|02/26/2024||Monday||6:30 PM to 9 PM||Blacksmithing Studio|