Japanese Chef Knife Making Workshop Blacksmithing
Partner Name: Savage Custom Knives
Address: 73 Keogh St West Ipswich QLD 430
Learn a new activity with this unique art and craft experience gift in Queensland for one.
Come spend a day forging out a chef knife and go home with your very own hand-forged chef knife. Made from high carbon steel with a Japanese wa handle.
In this class, which is suitable for beginners, you will experience shaping your own knife with hammer and fire, as well as learn a bit about the forge, anvil, tools and techniques used in blacksmithing.
In this workshop, we will forge out your own chef knife, heat-treat it yourself, grind it to shape and attach a pre-made Japanese wa handle.
Things we cover in our classes -
- The whole Blacksmith knife building process from start to finish
- Hammer Techniques
- Forging Techniques
- Designing a knife
- Shaping the knife
- Heat treating carbon steel in the gas forge
- Hand grinding techniques on the 2x72 grinder
- Time management
- Knife instruction and care
- How to advertise yourself and your product
- How to take photos of your products to get the most interest
- How to price your products
- Workshop safety and OHS
- Machine finishing knife style
- Going through the recommended tools to begin the hobby of knife making
This class is beginner-friendly, no experience is required. This class is great for solos or groups and is a perfect gift for a friend or loved one.
Come learn the ancient art of Blacksmithing!
We also now offer free engraving on all class knives. Want your initials? Want it to be a gift and have a phrase? We can do it all for you!
You also keep the knives you make in the class - valued at $500!
We're conveniently located in Ipswich 4305. Classes can be booked on weekdays or weekends.
If you have any questions or need a custom date not listed please give me a call 0420555606
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