Saturday 11 April 2020 to Saturday 11 December 2021 (MONTHLY event)
Come spend a Saturday with them on this practical introduction to Blacksmithing and go home with your very own hand forged knife!
You will experience shaping your own knife with hammer and fire, as well as learn a bit about the forge, anvil, tools and techniques used in blacksmithing.
One-day hands-on experience includes:
Blacksmithing overview: Tools, processes, safety briefing.
All materials required.
Forging your own knife with hammer and anvil.
Help with grinding bevels on your herb chopper or viking knife.
Hand sanding your blade.
Sharpening your blade.
All instructions and support required.
Anyone over 16 years old with an interest in blacksmithing.
Anyone able to lift a one kilogram hammer over the head and hammer "for a while" (they will help if you get tired).
Anyone able to follow basic safety instructions as provided by your instructor who is with you every step of the way.
They recommend closed-toe shoes and long pants on the day.
They are located in Brookvale, a 12 minutes drive from Manly (or 15 minutes by bus plus four minute walk).