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Zombie killer/chopping knife class 2023-day 2 of 2

March 5 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

$140

Instructor: Paul Widenhoefer

Chopping knife

Cost: $140 (covers metal, coal, handle material & some abrasives)
Minimum of 4 students. Maximum of 8 students (More if there are parent/child participants) Minimum age 14-Must be accompanied by an adult.
Lunch: local restaurants or bring your own
Do you fear the zombie apocalypse? Do thoughts of a worldwide economic collapse and pandemics send you scurrying for your bug-out bag? Or perhaps you just want a good chopping knife capable of doing some hard work? If so, we are offering a knife making class for you! It is designed for someone with little forging experience, but can accommodate those with a more advanced skill set.
We will be covering basic knife forging, knife design, heat treatment, grinding, sharpening and attaching handles. Participants should leave with a finished (or nearly finished) primitive style knife ready for rough use. Due to time and facility limitations this is NOT a class to make a kitchen knife.
Instructor will be Paul Widenhoefer, longtime member of the Guild and the American Bladesmith Society and all-around knife nerd.
To register, please send your contact info including email address and phone # where you can be contacted and a check for $140 made to “The Guild of Metalsmiths” to:
Paul Widenhoefer
3618 Robin Lane
Minnetonka, MN 55305
Questions? Contact:
Email:pwidenhoefer@gmail.com
Phone: (952) 930-0070 (home) (612) 408-5007 (cell)

Acceptance priority for this class will be determined by postmark.

Details

Date:
March 5
Time:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
$140
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Venue

MN School of Horseshoeing
6250 Riverdale Dr, NW
Ramsey, MN 55303 United States
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Phone:
800-257-5850
Website:
https://www.mnschoolofhorseshoeing.com/

Organizer

Paul Widenhoefer
Phone:
952-930-0070
Email:
pwidenhoefer@gmail.com