This course is designed for those with some experience of forging, and are interested in learning to make Damascus steel patterns. Students will learn how to forge weld a billet and the proper use of temperature and flux. Topics to be covered include basic patterns, acid etching, steel compatibility, pattern variation and manipulation. Forging a blade to shape and its importance will also be covered.
Tuition $115. Member Tuition $105. Materials Fee $60.
NOTE: Hard shoes and long pants are required for student safety.