September - Pack Axe: Blacksmithing Intensive

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September - Pack Axe: Blacksmithing Intensive

410.00

September 4, 11, 18, & 25 - 5:00 - 9:00 PM

In this four session class you will be making a 21” hafted pack axe. We will be starting with 2lbs of 4140 steel and going through slitting and drifting the eye, forging out the blade, proper heat treating technique, handle shaping and hafting, and grinding and sharpening.

Prerequisites: Blacksmithing 100s or 4 Introduction to Blacksmithing/Bladesmithing classes and one Introduction to Knife Grinding Class

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 shoes. We highly recommend bringing a respirator to this class. Bring plenty of water and be sure to eat a hearty meal before class.

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