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Vulcan Knife of Tacoma, WA offers classes and seminars for blade making, sword making and knife forging, including making your own leather knife sheath.

Knife Forging Seminar

Spend a weekend forging your own blade!
Cost: $400.00

In this hands on 16 hour, two day seminar you will experience the art of forging hot steel into a 10'' knife and walk away with a unfinished blade 'in the black'.

You will leave the seminar with a blade you have personally forged as well as the knowledge of the ancient art and craft of hand forging.

We provide the blade steel and use of all forging equipment.

Seminar Highlights
A historical overview how forging came into being, its use throughout history and into contemporary times.

 
Metals used in forging along with specific use and purpose.
 
Knife design why some designs work and others do not.
 
Explore different methods of knife making. Learn why your instructor prefers forging.
 
Work with hammers, tongs, and other forging... Read More

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