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Knots and Knives Workshop

"A dull knife is a dangerous knife"

Have you ever attempted to sharpen your knives, but ended up putting a duller edge on the blade? Have you ever wanted to learn how to put a hair poppn' edge on your knives? If so, this work shop is for you. 

After we are done sharpening our knives you will learn how to safely and keenly use your knife for woodsman activities, through a practical use exercise.

From there we move on to useful camp knots used for lashing, cinching, securing, tensioning, jamming and more. 

These knots are more than just your average everyday granny or overhand knot. Some of the knots you'll learn are used to provide proper tension on ridgelines and guy lines without additional pieces of gear. Other knots you'll learn are sliding locking knots that are extremely helpful in getting your tarps pulled tight. You'll also learn how to use them under which application


Bring your knives 

Bring appropriate clothing

Bring something to drink (water, gatorade, etc.)

If you have sharpening tools bring them as well



Please use this maplink for directions... NOT MAPQUEST, or your own GPS unit, as they will not take you to the right place.

From Badillo Ave, in San Dimas:

Go South on Lyman about 1/4 mile

Left On Scarborough LN

Drive down the street to the end. Cross the small bridge and enter the dirt parking lot area on the right.

The map shows the route with a red line and the parking is in blue.

If the parking lot is full, please park on Scarborough Ln.

For those that would like to punch it into their GPS, the nearest address is

1945 Scarborough LN 
San Dimas, CA


**** The class begins promptly at 10am****

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  • A former member
    A former member

    This is the coolest meet up happening in ages and I will be somewheres else- danggit! (said with a hard 'g')

    December 22, 2013

  • Mati

    Looking forward to it

    December 21, 2013

  • Julio

    This meetup sounds interesting I would like to go but with the holidays around the corner it is hard, I hope you will do this again next year!!!

    December 20, 2013

  • Brian of the Swan C.

    Damn I can't make this one but it looks awesome! Please offer it again!

    December 15, 2013

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