Have you ever wanted to learn to bladesmith or make a knife but unsure a multi-part series is for you? In this Maker Experience, you will learn the foundations of bladesmithing in a single session and turn a railroad spike into a knife.
Come to MIXXER Metal Studio to learn make a knife out of a railroad spike!
In this Maker Experience, you will get a preliminary introduction to bladesmithing and learn:
how to draw and bend metal
grinding and finishing your knife!
This maker experience will give you the foundations that you can use to make your own knife in future bladesmithing classes!
Beginner blacksmithers and makers 16 years+ are welcome!*
**IMPORTANT NOTE ON APPROPRIATE ATTIRE: Shirt that is of natural fibers, jeans, and shoes that completely cover feet. Safety gear will be supplied. Also, don’t forget you’re playing with fire, so depending on the time of day and season, a hat, sunscreen and bottle of water could be useful. Don’t forget to rest up before the class and bring all your muscle!**