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Intro To Bladesmithing: DIY Railroad Spike Knife (2 Day Class)

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Intro To Bladesmithing: DIY Railroad Spike Knife (2 Day Class)

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**NOTE: THIS IS A 2-DAY, 2-PART CLASS. PART 1 ON SATURDAY, NOON-4PM. PART 2 ON SUNDAY, NOON UNTIL YOUR KNIFE IS COMPLETE.**

PART 1 (Saturday): We will be forging rail road spikes into knives. In this first class we will hammer out a knife blank from a spike and begin the stock removal process. Basic hammering techniques and good forging practices will be covered as well as blacksmithing terms and equipment operation.

PART 2 (Sunday): We will be doing stock reduction with grinders and sanders to create a finished knife and heat treating the knives before final sanding.

Be sure to wear closed toe shoes and long pants.

Be sure to follow current masking guidelines for the city of KCMO.

For ages: 18 and older
Price: $150/person (price includes both days & all materials)
COVID-19 safety measures
Masks required
Event will be indoors
The event host is instituting the above safety measures for this event. Meetup is not responsible for ensuring, and will not independently verify, that these precautions are followed.
The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop
5200 E. 45th St. · Kansas City, MO
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45th & Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd.

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