Slip Joint Folders

This course of folder construction deals with the Slip Joint technique. The relationship of design, fit, finish, and component parts will be covered in great detail. Students should complete one folder by the end of the 40-hour class. $900 - Register

Brut De Forge

Identify chemical, mechanical, and physical properties of materials; measure the hardness and strength of ferrous and nonferrous metals; and use heat treat procedures to change the properties of the metal. $900 - Register

Damascus Steel

Basic patterns will be included in this detailed study of Damascus. Attention will also be given to patterned variations, pattern manipulation, etc. Describe technical terms used in metallurgy and classification of metals; identify metals and how they are processed and used in industry; and describe mechanical and physical properties, surface treatments, and heat treatment of […]

Handles and Guards

Includes detailed information on handles, both full-tang and narrow tang, guards, butt caps, decorative file work, spiral dagger handles, silver inlay work, finished blades, etc. $900 - Register

Handle and Guards

Bill Moran School of Bladesmithing - B.R. Hughes Classroom

Includes detailed information on handles, both full-tang and narrow tang, guards, butt caps, decorative file work, spiral dagger handles, silver inlay work, finished blades, etc.

$900.00

Damascus Steel

Class will be held Monday-Friday for 1 week. Basic patterns will be included in this detailed study of Damascus.  Attention will also be given to patterned variations, pattern manipulation, etc.  A study of metals from the ore to the finished product. Emphasis on metal alloys, heat treating, hard surfacing, welding techniques, forging, foundry processes, and […]

$900

Handle and Guards

Bill Moran School of Bladesmithing - B.R. Hughes Classroom

Class will meet Monday-Friday for 1 week. Includes detailed information on handles, both full-tang and narrow tang, guards, butt caps, decorative file work, spiral dagger handles, silver inlay work, finished blades, etc. Instructor: Mike Williams

$900.00

Introduction to Bladesmithing

Class will meet Monday-Friday for 2 weeks. This 2-week course includes lecture and hands-on work and is designed for anyone interested in making quality hand-forged blades. Metal selection, function, and different blade designs will be discussed. Hammer forging to shape, annealing, heat treating, grinding, and tempering will be taught. These semi-finished blades will be tested […]

$1150