I’ve been busy in the shop counting down the “shipping days til Christmas” and cranking out the last of my custom orders. This weekend is a full house at the forge for class and I’m sure lots of new pictures will follow! If you’re looking for a last minute Christmas gift for someone special on your list, check out my 2 Day Knife Making Class Gift Certificate! In the beginning of January I’ll be adding more class dates going into July. There’s a lot of exciting stuff in the works I can’t wait to share with you as soon as they become finalized, so stay tuned and Merry Christmas everyone!
Here’s a new addition to the shop. I took a 5″x5.25″x11″ block of A2, weighing in at 85lbs, some 4×4’s and metal straps and fabricated a new block anvil. I crew some inspiration from Japanese style anvil – the simple truth is that there’s elegance and function in simplicity. You don’t need a horn or a heel to make a good knife.. And as a bonus, there’s over 25sq inches of sweet spot!
Starting tonight at midnight (11-25) and running until the end of the day Black Friday (11-27), every item site wide ships for free! Plus, all san mai blades have a price that’s as low as I can go and 2 day knife making class gift certificates are 10% off! Have a bountiful Thanksgiving, looking forward to a great Christmas and happy holidays to everyone!
Here’s some pictures from the latest bladesmithing class at Underhill Forge. This class was a little different than the normal classes, both students had previous knife making experience, Mike’s a former student and Larry is a stock removal knife maker, so we did an advanced project. Here’s some pictures of from the class!