Attention: All 2020 Weekends are fully booked

Discover the forge and knife making craft

The personal security gear (googles, gloves and apron) are lent by La Forge du Morget.

Wear cotton clothes and good sturdy leather shoes. Synthetic textile is flammable. Plan some warm clothes for the winter as the forge is not heated.

Although usually taken together at the forge ,meals are not included in the daily price. Food is available nearby.  

All courses and lectures can be done in english

Student work gallery

Forging a fixed blade over two days

2 day (1 person)

 

Program proposal : day 1:

-Brief introduction on steel and heat treatments

-Discussion on the project and the steps

-Forge of the blade, grinding and shaping 

-Heat treatments

Day 2

-Polish, finish of the blade

-Mounting the handle, glue and rivets, sanding and finish. Sharpening

 

-Price of the course CHF 450.- for 2 days between 9am to 6pm

A supplement to use a 250 layers damascus random pattern bar is possible .CHF 150.- on top of the course price

Introduction to knife making

1 day (1 or 2 persons)

 

Program proposal :

-Brief introduction on steel and heat treatments

-Discussion on the project and the steps

-Forge of a blacksmith knife

-Grinding, heat treatments

-Polish, finish and sharpening

 

-Price of the course CHF 250.-/pers

for the day from 9am to 6pm

Introduction to blacksmithing

1 day (1 or 2 persons)

 

Program proposal :

-Introduction to iron and its production

-Forge work postures

-Lead the fire

-Iron shaping exercises  

-Forging small decoration elements

-Finishing the objects

 

-Price of the course CHF 250.-/pers

for the day from 9am to 6pm

Custom projects over three days and more

 

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