Classes are conducted by Jeremy Eichelberger, and held in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Class sizes are limited to allow for a more thorough interaction between instructor and student.
Seated within Historic Gettysburg, the facility is located within short walking distance of several hotels, shops, historical sites, and dining establishments. Free on-site parking is available for all class participants.
Current class selections are listed below. **Private classes and special dates are available upon request.**
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All students must be 18 years of age or older.
Classes are Currently Unavailable
2 Day Bladesmithing Class
In this intensive 2-day knife making class, students will learn the skills of a bladesmith, cutler, and leatherworker. Blades will be forged, heat treated, and polished before being fitted with wooden handle scales, and a custom leather sheath. All of the core aspects of the art of knife making are covered, as well as the use of tools and equipment unique to the craft.
Duration: 2 Days
1 Day Knife Making Class
A single day knifemaking class with a focus on forging and hot work. In this introductory class, students forge their own camp, hunting, or tactical knife with a paracord handle wrap. The basics of forging, grinding, heat treating, polishing, and sharpening are covered, along with several variations of cord wrapping techniques.
Duration: 8 hours
3 Day Damascus Knife Class
Learn the art and science of pattern welded steel in this intensive, 3 day damascus knife making course. Students will create their own billet of pattern welded damascus steel, and forge the created material into a completed knife. The class completes with the final polishing and assembly of the blade and grip material, and the creation of a custom leather sheath.
While this is the most comprehensive knife making class presently available, no prior experience is required.
Duration: 3 days
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