Hands on Knife Classes

Hands On Knife Making Class by Richard Merunka

In this class you will be provided with your choice of an Otter Skinner (E), Beaver Skinner (D), 13" Chef Knife (A), Rio Grande Skinner (F),  or a 6" Santoku Chef Knife Premium Stainless Steel Blank, as well as, your choice of stainless or brass pins, and Curly Maple Scales. You will be shown how to choose and re-saw scales, attach scales using epoxy and pins, cut and shape scales and finish the handle. The highly figured Maple scales are ideal for the two-tone dyeing process. You will choose the colors you would like to make this a truly unique knife. You will also learn this highly sought after skill as well as how to make a knife from a bare blank and raw components.

 

Class Particulars:

If you would prefer a traditional. natural domestic or exotic Scales you can trade the Curly Maple scales in for one of the others and pay the difference in the retail price. (no refunds will be given for a lesser cost scale.)

This class is approximately 8 hours but the class can be completed in as few as 5 hours depending on the number of students and their skill level.

You will have access to a refrigerator so you can store either cold drinks or your lunch. We will be taking an hour break for lunch you can either bring your lunch or go to one of the many restaurants within a couple minutes drive of the store.

Shorts or Open Toed Shoes are Not Allowed.

Hair and jewelry must be put up according to shop safety rules.

We recommend wearing clothes that can get dirty and or stained.

Eye protection is required and will be provided if you do not have any.

Hearing protection is recommended but not provided. (Student required to provide their own in needed.

 

The cost of the class including all materials with the following exceptions is $100.00 plus tax.

Additional Options Available For Purchase On The Day Of The Class:

Scale Liners  range from $5.99-$6.49 a set

Sheaths (when available) $12.99 - $40.00

 

Max Class Size: 8

There are no refunds on this class. If you give us 72 hour prior notice to the beginning of class you can reschedule for another class.

Class Hours: 9 am - 5 pm approx.

Please park around back and enter second passage door.

 

There are no cancellations / refunds for classes unless notified at least 60 days (or more) before the scheduled class date. 

If you cannot attend and have missed the 60 day notice period, we will try and resell your spot; and only if we resell your spot will any refund be given.

We understand that things come up but this is a business, and as such, we must run it that way. We must pay for and confirm classes with the instructor 60 days prior to the beginning of the classes, and as such we cannot afford to make up for those who sign up but cannot attend. So, please do not book a class if you cannot live by these terms. No exceptions so please don't ask. 

 

5 Star Review:

KNIFE MAKING CLASS

Teacher is top notch. Very patient and thorough. He will make time between stages to work with one-on-one to ensure you understand how to do it, and that it comes out looking great! Learned a lot of additional tips and tricks too! Bryan