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ABS Introduction to Bladesmithing

March 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

ABS Introduction to Bladesmithing

This class is for beginning knifemakers, students will be introduced to the concepts and techniques needed to make a knife. Students are taught metal selection; blade function and different blade design will be discussed. Hand forging to shape, normalizing, heat treating, grinding and tempering will all be taught. These semi-finished blades will be tested for their cutting ability, edge holding, hardness and flexibility. Students should be able to make a blade which will pass the equivalent of a Journeyman Smith Performance Test. Successful completion of this course will reduce the required three (3) year waiting period as an ABS Journeyman Smith judging in two years. This is a two-week long class and will be taught by an ABS Certified Master Bladesmith.

Location: 3000 Building. Room 3327

Course Code               Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24530          3/15 – 3/26                 Monday-Friday from 8AM– 5PM

Registration and Payment Deadline: 3/1/21

Cost: $1220.75

Total Including ALL Fees: $1,227.00

Please click hereto begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

Details

Date:
March 1
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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