Two Day Kitchen Knife Making Course

Learn how to make your own custom kitchen knife in Lake Macquarie!


Adamas Forge
Adamas Forge
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2 x 8.5 hours Class size 1 to 2     label $800 - $880 ($880 per guest when you book for 1 guest, $800 for 2 guests)

Looking for unique things to do in Lake Macquarie? Learn how to make your own kitchen knife!

Over two days, you will learn the basics involved in forging and finishing a kitchen knife that will last a lifetime and see daily use.

We will start the course with a brief OHS overview and tool safety so everyone feels comfortable in the space we are in. Then, we will go into the design aspects and use of materials before starting to forge your own blade.

After forging, we will go through the necessary steps to normalise and harden the steel to stay sharp.

We will then begin grinding and perfecting the edge on the blade as well as thinking about handle design and materials. Once the blade has been finished, sanded, and textured, we can proceed to fit the handle.

After handle shaping and sanding, we are ready to finish, clean, and sharpen your own kitchen knife to take home.

Note: During the forging, it can become rather warm, but we will take our time and go at your pace to ensure everything is done right and in a safe way.


Knowledge required
Beginner-friendly.
 
What you'll get
  • You will receive information about the history and metallurgy, forging techniques, various specialised tools, and methods.
  • At the end of the class, you will take a kitchen knife home with you that you made.
What to bring
  • Enclosed footwear.
  • Lunch (water will be provided).
  • Long pants if weather permits.
Session repeats

This class series runs over 2 consecutive days.

Location

12 Templar Place, Bennetts Green NSW

Two Day Kitchen Knife Making Course location
Your teacher
Adamas Forge
Adamas Forge

Instagram followers2k

I am a bladesmith/blacksmith from Newcastle, NSW specializing in kitchen knives. I have worked with a variety of chefs and restaurants in the Hunter Valley and around Australia.

Come and craft your own personalized kitchen knife from scratch learning the whole process from forging to finishing and sharpening.

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2024-05-31 15:00:00
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