The axe, along with the knife, is one of man’s most basic tools.
This 3 day class will take you through the process of making two hand axes, one made by the forge welded “bow tie” method of construction where a steel edge is forge welded into a softer iron body and then folded around on itself to form an eye. We will also make a punched and drifted axe from carbon steel.
At the end of the class you will go away with 2 axes with ash/hickory handles.
DATES 2018 & 2019
December 10th – 12th 2018…..spaces available
NEW DATE : 4th – 6th February 2019
NEW DATE : 20th – 22nd May 2019
The course runs 9am to 5pm .
Safety equipment is provided for all the classes but please ensure that you have non-flamable clothing and sturdy shoes (preferably leather). No shell suits or fleeces!
Course price: £530
To secure a place on this course, please send a 50% deposit of £265.
Payment via Paypal or bank transfer .
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I normally schedule my classes 6 months ahead so if you are interested in this class later on in the year please enquire as I most probably have future dates that are not yet on the website.
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