Bladesmithing Workshop: 2-Days with Kevin Cashen

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$295.00

NOTE: Students under the age of 16 MUST contact Arc + Flame Blacksmithing Director (Candace Martens) for an evaluation prior to enrolling in a smithing class. Candace can be reached at blacksmithing@rocafc.com or 585-617-9644. 

If you have a question about the facility or registering for a class, please call Arc + Flame directly at 585-349-7110.

The Heat Treating Process

ABS Master Bladesmith Kevin Cashen will conduct a two day class studying reliable heat treating processes for blades. Heat treating is full of mystery these days by and large due to inaccurate depictions in movies and TV that invade the social conscious. A solid foundation in this knowledge and skill will set you apart as a knife or tool maker. 

Unlike many bladesmithing heat treatment courses, Kevin will not only show how to do it, he offers a solid understanding of why and what is happening so that students can troubleshoot their own processes later on.

Students should bring several forged or stock removal knives (under 14") that are ready for heat treating as we will not be forging knives in this concentrated class. Students with questions about the materials may contact us at blacksmithing@rocafc.com prior to the class.

NOTE: Bladesmithing Classes are very interactive and involve significant physical activity. Please make sure to wear close-toed sneakers or boots, jeans and a cotton t-shirt. Do NOT wear flip-flops, open toed shoes or highly flammable clothing. If you any have concerns with your vision, hearing, hand dexterity or mental health please contact Arc + Flame Center at 585-349-7110 before signing up for this class. We want to ensure the best possible class experience for all of our students! 

If you have any questions, please contact our Smithing Director, Candace Martens, at blacksmithing@rocafc.com.

    Workshop Schedule:

    • November 2020 Session: November 21st & 22nd, 2020 (9am-5pm each day): $295

    Class Details: 

    • Enrollment: 4 to 10 students
    • All materials and safety equipment included
    • Experience: Open to all levels
    • Breakfast snacks included
    • Lunch for both days is available for an additional $25 (must be purchased at least 2 weeks prior to the start of the class). For those who wish to provide their own lunch a refrigerator and microwave will be available in the shop.
    • Complimentary coffee available and vending machines
    • This is a 2-day class with full days in the shop

    NOTE: If you would like to participate in our lunch program, please purchase the separate "Blacksmithing Lunch Plan" that corresponds to your class (click here). If you have any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please let us know by emailing info@rocafc.com.

    NOTE: Are you traveling from out of town? Click here for lodging + food information!

     
    Student Health / Dress Code / Refund Policy:

    NOTE: Our programs are designed to be as inclusive as possible. However, if you have any concerns with your vision, hearing, hand dexterity or mental health please contact Arc + Flame Center at 585-349-7110 before signing up for this class. We want to ensure the best possible class experience for all our students. Please make sure to wear close-toed sneakers or boots, jeans and a cotton t-shirt. Do NOT wear flip-flops, open toed shoes or highly flammable clothing. Please read our class refund policy. If you have any questions, contact our administrative team at 585-349-7110 or email: info@rocafc.com.

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