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Railroad Spike - Intro to knife making

Craft a Railroad Spike into your own custom knife design

  • 4 hr
  • 399 Canadian dollars
  • Axcadmy

Service Description

Embark on a unique and fascinating blacksmithing journey with our "Railroad Spike Knife Workshop." In this hands-on experience, you'll transform a humble railroad spike into a functional and artistic knife, merging history, craftsmanship, and innovation in one unforgettable workshop. Workshop Overview: Ever wondered how to turn an everyday railroad spike into a remarkable piece of functional art? Our skilled instructors will guide you through the step-by-step process, revealing the secrets of forging and crafting a stunning railroad spike knife. What You'll Learn: Materials and selection: Understand the qualities of different railroad spikes and how to choose the best one for your project. Forging and shaping: Master the techniques required to heat, shape, and refine the spike into a sleek and robust knife. Finishing and personalization: Apply your finishing touches, from decorative elements to honing the blade to razor-sharp perfection. What You'll Experience: Hands-on craftsmanship: From beginning to end, you'll actively participate in forging, shaping, and crafting your own railroad spike knife. Expert guidance: Our experienced blacksmith instructors will be there to provide you with essential tips, tricks, and techniques. A one-of-a-kind creation: Leave the workshop with a personalized and beautifully forged knife, steeped in history and unique to you. An understanding of traditional blacksmithing: Learn about the history and techniques associated with blacksmithing while creating a functional tool. Note - Railroad spikes contain limited amounts of carbon so heat treating will be reviewed but not done during this workshop.

Upcoming Sessions

Contact Details

  • Toronto, ON, Canada


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