Knife Making

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: 10 Sep 2022 - 10 Sep 2022

: The Green Wood Centre Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR


Learn the skills of the blacksmith and blade smith and make your own knife.

You will learn to:

  • Use the forge anvil and hammer
  • Able to identify the temperature of steel by looking at the colours
  • Learn the art of hardening and tempering, forging and drawing with the hammer. Blacksmith made knifes differ from commercial made knifes in that they are not ground with a grinder but shaped with the hammer.

The tutor, Richard Eaton is a professional blacksmith, making artistic and traditional ironwork as well as heritage work in Shropshire. He has a deep passion for making knives.