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Drop Point: Introduction to Knife Grinding (Level I)

July 12th 5 pm- 10 PM

The Drop Point is one of several classically-shaped knife points that you’ll learn through your journey as a knife maker. You’ll use a 2x72 belt grinder to remove stock, grind peripherals and shape bevels. You’ll also learn the how to heat treat your creations.

This class is appropriate for all skill levels.

Please arrive for your class at least thirty minutes before the scheduled start time. Wear non-flammable (high cotton content) long sleeved shirt and long pants and closed-toe, leather shoes. If you have a respirator, please bring it with you. Also bring plenty of water, and be sure to eat a hearty meal before class.