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BLACKSMITH AND
KNIFE MAKING CLASSES

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Mini-Sword - 15 Minute Class $10

 

In this fast and fun class, participants transform a duplex nail into a miniature sword. It is a proven winner for ages 5 and up. The class provides participants who may never have had an opportunity to heat and beat metal before to do so and walk away with a finished product all in 15 minutes or less.                                                                 

Petite Twist Hook - 30 Minutes $30

 

For a fun, fast project, few beat the Petite Twist Hook. The 1/4 inch by 4 inch steel is easy to mold into a 3 inch hook that, though small, is sturdy. Students  

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Shish Kebob Skewer - 30 Minutes $30

 

The Shish Kebob Skewer looks simple but actually requires a bit more hand eye coordination than other Blacksmith Adventures because the material is small and requires finesse.  Regardless, it is a lot of fun and in the end, you walk away with an 18" long skewer as the finished project that you will love using to BBQ meat and veggie sticks.            

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Letter Opener - 30 Minutes $30

 

In this 30 minute blacksmith     

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Bottle Opener - 1+ Hour Class $70  

This one hour class is perfect for those who want to experience the age old art of blacksmithing for the first time. Working out of a modern propane forge and dressed in protective gear, you will hammer, chisel and punch decorative details into your choice of a HORSE or FISH shaped bottle opener.  You will learn how to use tongs to move your piece in and out of the fire and how to control your hammer as you transform your cold hard piece of steel into a functional piece of art.                                                                  

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Horseshoe Blade - 1+ Hour Class $70  

This one hour class                                                                

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Small RR Spike Knife - 1+ Hour Class $70  

Transform a 4" Rail Road spike into a usable knife.                                                            

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Large RR Spike Knife - 2+ Hour Class $140

 

If   ONLY AVAILABLE IN KANAB, UT Shop       

BBQ Fork Class
BBQ Fork - 2+ Hour Class $140

 

If you like to BBQ or just poke a hot fire, this two plus hour blacksmith class is for you! In the Made for Fire Adventure, you will build a fully functional barbeque fork that measures 20" long. It's the perfect length to manage the meat on your BBQ cooker or roast a few marshmallows over the coals of your camp fire. The blacksmith skills imparted during this class include tapering, twisting, chasing, splitting, and scrolling all while you learn hammer control and how to manage the iron in the fire.    ONLY AVAILABLE IN KANAB, UT Shop       

Large Twist Hook
Large Twist Hook - 2+ Hour Class $140

 

This class is for those that really want to learn how to blacksmith and develop their techniques. The Large Twist Hook incorporates additional steps like drawing a taper and details like hole punching that are not a part of the Petite Twist Hook. The larger size also provides more mass which takes longer to move allowing participants to develop hammer control. Due to the intensive hammering, this class is better suited for students age 15 and up. ONLY AVAILABLE IN KANAB, UT shop.

Leaf Hook - 2+ Hour Class $140

 

Botanical forms are a favorite challenge for blacksmiths. In this two plus hour long blacksmith class, you will create a elegant but sturdy leaf hook from a pencil sized stick of mild steel. As you do, you will be learning some of the basics of blacksmithing including hammer control, tapering, texturing, scrolling and of course, creating a 3-D leaf shape. This is a great beginner, introductory class. Everyone succeeds and goes home with a functional, elegant hook. ONLY AVAILABLE IN KANAB, UT shop

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Rose Hook - 2 1/2 Hour Class $140 

This two plus hour blacksmith class teaches blacksmith skills that are more technical. Hammering in this class requires less strength but more precision. You will start with 1/4 inch round stock which you will forge to a taper and draw out for your stem. Once that is done, you will flatten then taper the edge, cleave the rose petals then roll the rose into a tight flower. Then, over the anvil's horn, you will form the hook part. Last, but not least, your scroll the end. ONLY AVAILABLE IN THE KANAB, UT shop                               

Half Day Knife Making Adventure
Half Day Blade - 1/2 Day Class $200 

The popular TV show, Forged in Fire has sparked alot of interest in bladesmithing. In this half day adventure you will experience the thrill of forging your own survival knife. As you craft the project, you will learn important basic knife making skills including determining forging heat and hammer control. You will also learn to use the anvil to fuller, draw, taper, round, drift and chamfer. You will finish your blade edge on the grinder and learn some basic tempering and sharpening tricks. Minimum Age is 15. ONLY AVAILABLE IN KANAB, UT.

Blacksmith Tongs - 1/2 Day Class $200

 

This half-day class is for intermediate students who already have a some experience at the forge. Tongs are an essentail tool for a blacksmith. They use them to hold the hot steel as they work it over the anvil. In Tools for Fire you will make your own set of tongs from start to finish. You may choose to make either a set of Bolt Tongs or Box Jaw Tongs. Regardless of which design you choose, you will be learning how to make you own tools for the forge and should leave with the ability to make additional tongs on your own.  ONLY AVAILABLE IN KANAB, UT shop

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