Build-a-Knife Workshop

admin - Tuesday, 28 June 2011 07:23

What is “Build-a Knife Workshop”? It is a program that we offer which gives you a chance to become a knife-maker for a day! And to get a better understanding of what knife-maker does. We let you design and help make your own one of a kind knife!

Horseshoe or Railroad Spike Knife Build

You can start with something simple, a horseshoe knife that takes 1.5-2 hours to make and costs $50, or a rail-road spike knife that takes about 2.5-3 hours to make and costs $100.

Full build Build

If you are really up for the challenge, you can make a day out of it and help build your own tactical utility/hunter knife, that comes with a sheath that you help create yourself. This is a “Full build” which allows you to spend a full day with us, learning the ends and outs of knife making. You will leave the shop with enough information to go home and start building your own knives and a completed knife. The cost for this starts at $200 dollars.

Executive Tour

Ready to take your knifemaking knowledge to the next level? Take our executive tour where we cover such skills as forging damascus, advanced forging, handle shaping, detailed heat treating, heat treating, sheath making, and fit and finish work. you will leave with a completed forged Damascus knife project. This is a full two-day class. The cost is $500.

So if you’re a family or a group that wants to do something different, give us a call or send an e-mail, and we’ll see if we can make arrangements to make it happen. Remember that if it’s more than person participating you must allow more time to complete the projects.

Get in touch with us today to schedule yours! You can call us at 865-765-0459.

7 Comments

  1. CommentsChris ingle   |  Sunday, 21 August 2016 at 12:59 pm

    Interested in knowing whether or not you are still offering full day knife making workshops.

    Thank you,
    Chris

  2. CommentsRick   |  Wednesday, 24 August 2016 at 1:13 am

    Yes we are Chris!

  3. CommentsErik   |  Tuesday, 29 August 2017 at 1:53 am

    Are these classes still being offered?

  4. CommentsMerrion S. Taylor   |  Thursday, 31 August 2017 at 7:07 pm

    Greetings from the swamps of Louisiana!
    I was up there a few years ago but yall were closed. I would like to find out more about the one on one training day. I am looking to be in your area about mid October. Do you have anything scheduled around that time? Thank you in advance for your consideration of this request.

    Cpt. Merrion S. Taylor, Retired
    Taylor’s Training, LLC
    742 E. Plaquemine Street
    Jennings, LA 70546
    337-224-8176
    merrion@taylors.training

  5. CommentsChad Brockwell   |  Thursday, 12 October 2017 at 11:16 am

    Interested in knowing whether or not you are still offering full day knife making workshops..looking for class in dec.. Thank you

  6. CommentsChad Brockwell   |  Thursday, 12 October 2017 at 11:17 am

    Interested in full day knife making workshops..looking for class in dec.. Thank you

  7. CommentsMerrion S. Taylor   |  Monday, 04 December 2017 at 11:44 pm

    Hey Tom, we made it home!
    Thank you for allowing me to take part in the all day knife making classes. Excellent instruction and low pressure. You are smooth and calm with your instruction. It was easy to follow your lead and comments. I am still writing down the steps so I don’t forget them.
    The finished knife is great! I have had nothing but comments on it. The Froe was a head scratcher for most people. When I told them what it was they jumped on it. I am passing out your business information. Two guys here want to take on the all day knife making class.
    I will be asking a few questions before long. Thank you again for your time and patients.
    Regards to Ms. Rebecca.
    Merry Christmas to you and yours.

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