The Hand-Forged Knife: Intro to Bladesmithing – May 2021

This course will be held at our San Antonio campus. It is a 100% outdoors, socially distanced course and we ask students to wear masks. This is an introduction course that will teach students how to make a knife in two days and how to use salvaged materials from leaf springs, roller bearings [...]

The Hand-Forged Knife: Intro to Bladesmithing – May 2021May 22 - May 23 @ 9:00 am to 4:00 pm2021-05-21T23:38:23+00:00

Bladesmithing: Hand Forging the Fighting-Foraging-Fieldcrafting Blade – SOLD OUT

This focused 2-day class will allow students a chance to design, forge and complete a versatile blade suitable either for harvesting plants or animals on the homestead, or even as a fighting blade. Examples of the harvest blades that we will focus on include a boning knife or a paring knife ... and for those [...]

Bladesmithing: Hand Forging the Fighting-Foraging-Fieldcrafting Blade – SOLD OUT - @ to 2020-05-25T05:38:37+00:00

Bladesmithing – Forging Harvest Blades

This focused 2-day class will allow students a chance to design, forge and complete a blade suitable either for harvesting either plants or animals on the homestead. Examples of the harvest blades we'll focus on include a boning knife or a paring knife ... and for those who do wildcrafting, gardening or working in an [...]

Bladesmithing – Forging Harvest Blades - @ to 2020-05-25T05:38:36+00:00

Forging Primitive Homestead Tools

aka our popular class, The Blacksmith’s Primitive Toolbox, with emphasis on blades or tools most commonly needed for homesteading. Whether you have an urban backyard homestead, or have made the decision to live off-grid and on your own country homestead; tools are a critical part of your daily life.  Also, in a post-disaster situation, tools [...]

Forging Primitive Homestead Tools - @ to 2020-05-25T05:38:08+00:00

Off-Grid Blacksmithing Part 2 (The Solo Forge)

Contingency Blacksmithing 2 (Off-Grid Blacksmithing)  In an environment where supplies and tools are not readily available, having the know-how to create your own forge, the experience to make your own tools or weapons, and confidence to know that you can do it on your own can make a life or death difference to you as [...]

Off-Grid Blacksmithing Part 2 (The Solo Forge) - @ to 2020-05-25T05:38:07+00:00

Off-Grid Blacksmithing Part 1 (Group Forging)

Contingency Blacksmithing 1 (Off-Grid Blacksmithing)   In an environment where supplies and tools are not readily available, knowing how to construct your own contingency forge and salvage good steel for making everything you need, is an invaluable asset. Students will learn how to distinguish high carbon vs. mild steel, get hands-on experience in gathering and [...]

Off-Grid Blacksmithing Part 1 (Group Forging) - @ to 2020-05-25T05:38:07+00:00

The Hand-Forged Knife: Intro to Blacksmithing and Knifemaking

This is an introduction course that will teach students how to make a knife in two days and how to use salvaged materials from leaf springs, roller bearings and other qualified steel pieces to make blades. About the Class: This 2-day class is designed to serve as a basic, hands-on introduction to the craft of [...]

The Hand-Forged Knife: Intro to Blacksmithing and Knifemaking - @ to 2020-05-25T05:36:04+00:00
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