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.
April 7th – 9th……CLASS FULL
November 17th – 19th 2017…… spaces available
The course will be held Friday & Saturday 9am to 5pm and Sunday 9am to 4pm.
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: £480
To secure a place on this course, please send a 50% deposit of £240.
Payment via Paypal or bank transfer .
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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