The Off – Grid Blacksmith: Contingency Forging

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER In an environment where supplies and tools are not readily available, knowing how to spot good steel for making everything you need is an invaluable asset. Students will learn how to distinguish workable steel from trash by working with salvaged materials and mastering off-grid techniques. Become empowered in a course with [...]

Women Forging Steel: The Field Blade

WOMEN FORGING STEEL: THE FIELD BLADE This class is limited to 8 students and there are no refunds or transfers for tuition. One of the most important tools a medic can have in the field is a reliable blade.  In an austere environment, a sharp knife can be used in everything from camp survival skills [...]

Blacksmithing: The Hand Forged Axe & Hatchet

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER This class is limited to 8 students and there are no refunds or transfers for tuition. One of the most versatile and indispensable tools, a hand-forged ax or hatchet can last for years and be used for countless tasks, everywhere from camping to survival to a homestead tool. In this 2-day [...]

The Hand-Forged Knife: Intro to Bladesmithing – September 2019

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER This class is limited to 8 students and there are no refunds or transfers for tuition. This is an introduction course that will teach students how to make a knife in two days and how to use salvaged materials from leaf springs, roller bearings and other qualified steel pieces to make [...]

The Hand-Forged Knife: Intro to Bladesmithing

This class is limited to 8 students and there are no refunds or transfers for tuition. THIS CLASS HAS SOLD OUT! This is an introduction course that will teach students how to make a knife in two days and how to use salvaged materials from leaf springs, roller bearings and other qualified steel pieces to [...]

The Hand-Forged Knife – Intro to Bladesmithing – Winter 2017

REGISTER WITH CREDIT CARD       REGISTER WITH PAYPAL This class is strictly limited to 8 students, first-come, first-serve. Students must be 18 years of age or older to enroll in this class. This is an introduction course that will teach students how to make a knife in two days and how to use salvaged materials from [...]

Smithcraft – An Introduction to Forging Technique – Winter 2017

REGISTER WITH CREDIT CARD       REGISTER WITH PAYPAL This course serves as an introduction to basic primitive black-smithing techniques.  This is an intro level class with no prior experience necessary; however it is also an excellent way to refine technique, correct bad habits, get in needed 'dirt time' or the change the way you move with [...]

Blacksmith Finishing Class: Handles and Sheaths – Dec 2016

REGISTER WITH CREDIT CARD       REGISTER WITH PAYPAL Over the years in our bladesmithing classes, we have often been asked by students if we can add wood handles to the student forged knives or if we can teach students to make sheaths.  The forging classes are too packed with technique to leave enough time for this [...]

The Blacksmith’s Primitive Toolbox and Field Blade: Fall 2016

REGISTER WITH CREDIT CARD       REGISTER WITH PAYPAL In a post-disaster situation, tools can become very valuable when supplies are not readily available and rebuilding work must go on. Blacksmith and instructor James Brock specializes in turning salvage and scrap metal into workable tools that are strong, built to last and functional.   This 2-day workshop [...]

The Hand-Forged Knife: Intro to Bladesmithing

REGISTER WITH CREDIT CARD       REGISTER WITH PAYPAL This class is strictly limited to 8 students, first-come, first-serve. This is an introduction course that will teach students how to make a knife in two days and how to use salvaged materials from leaf springs, roller bearings and other qualified steel pieces to make blades. About the [...]