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Forging an American Classic: The Bowie Knife- August 2023

$775.00$825.00

Taught by renowned instructor and winner of the History Channel’s Forged in Fire, Mace Vitale. The Bowie Knife is America’s most famous knife, steeped in history and legend. In this five-day intensive class, students learn the ins and outs of forging, grinding and heat treating this iconic blade. Once the blades are complete, students will create a guard and handle using steel and wood. Attention will be paid to the feel and balance of these knives, as well as the edge geometry and performance.

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Taught by renowned instructor and winner of the History Channel’s Forged in Fire, Mace Vitale. The Bowie Knife is America’s most famous knife, steeped in history and legend. In this five-day intensive class, students learn the ins and outs of forging, grinding and heat treating this iconic blade. Once the blades are complete, students will create a guard and handle using steel and wood. Attention will be paid to the feel and balance of these knives, as well as the edge geometry and performance.

Dates/Times

  • Thursday, August 24, 2023 – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Friday, August 25, 2023 – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Saturday, August 26, 2023 – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Sunday, August 27, 2023 – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Monday, August 28, 2023 – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Instructor: Mace Vitale

Member Tuition: $650.00
Non-Member Tuition: $700.00

Material Fee: $125.00 Material Fee is added to the tuition fee in the shopping cart.

Location: AFS, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY

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