Make a kitchen or utility knife with Rick!
Yes, you heard that right. This two-day experience lets you get your hands dirty under the supervision and assistance* of a blade smith.
*Assistance: Rick will make sure you leave with a functional knife.
Shop tour and safety primer
History of forging and tool making
Knife forging demonstration
Basic forging techniques
Basic metallurgy and heat treating techniques
Sanding and finishing
This is an organic and flexible experience. Ask any question. Rick has ample knowledge and will divulge any or all intricate secrets of this mystical craft. There are no stupid questions however there may be stupid answers. Rick will keep the atmosphere relaxed. You can participate as little or as much as you want. If wanted, you can even sit back and watch Rick make the entire knife in front of you.
Total: 2 days (6hours/day)
1 active participant: $650
2 active participants: $900
Each participant can have a single spectator on site with no extra charges.