KNIFE MAKIG CLASS WITH MASTER ARRIVING FROM EUROPE - ONLY 2 SPOTS

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Muse Lab

1208 Alpha Lake Road

Unit #8

Whistler, BC V0N 1B1

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ONE TIME OPPORTUNITY - THERE IS ONLY 2 HANDMADE CUSTOM BLADES AVAILABLE. LECTOR CAME FROM CZECH REPUBLIC TO TEACH THIS WORKSHOP!

Learn how to design and make your own knife. Experienced European knife maker Zdenek will teach you the basic techniques of this centuries old craft. You will build a strong base of skill set, which you can explore further.

The knife maker will explain the fundamental principal of knife construction making sure your knife is functional and long lasting. You will learn the main rules of designing beautiful, well balanced knife fitting perfectly to your palm.

Zdenek will introduce different materials traditionally used to make blades and handles. With our guidance you will be able to draw your own original design and bring it to life.

Material:

BLADE - HANDMADE ORIGINAL - EACH BLADE IS ONE AND ONLY!!! We will provide different sizes and shapes of blades you can choose from. They are all made by Zdenek prior to the workshop from hand-forged carbon steel

HANDLE - We will be working with traditional materials for example antlers, horns, bones, exotic woods etc…

What to bring with you: Good spirit, patience and work clothes.

Designing the knife

Schedule:

FIRST DAY; 10 AM - 5 PM: Material introduction and design process - you can choose your blade shape and material, as well as the handle material, you will be drawing your handle shape and cutting the design out. Last touches on design and all day of working with tools and materials you may have never touched before.

You will spend lots of time polishing the blade - the blade you get is not in final stage and you will learn the proper way how to finish a blade. You will cut the handle material on size and create the scales - your day will finish with assambeling the knife and gluing it together - it has to dry over night.

SECOND DAY; 10 AM - 5 PM: You will be working on the handle design - creating the shape, polishing it and adding details and last touches. You will also make sure the blade is in perfect condition. Believe it or not you will walk away with a finished knife!

ONLY 2 SPOTS AVAILABLE NOW - WORSKHOP WILL NOT BE HELD UNLESS IS FULL!!!

Muse Lab also offer knife sharpening class with Zdenek - for details click here

Every knife need a proper case. To make a custom case for your knife sign up here

Lector introduction:

Zdenek Janca

Knife maker, jeweller, miniatures maker, hunter.

He studied furniture restoration and became one of the first knife makers in Czech Republic focused on restoring the old craft. He has been working as a knife maker for past 20 years, he also create from wood and leather over 30 years.“Crafts and precision lead me to further exploring and improving of the possibilities. I love thumbnails, as it offers the advancement of borders. I combine tradition and originality in my work. Every piece I do is alive as I hide part of my soul in it.”

Find out more about Zdenek and his work here:

https://www.instagram.com/JancaKnife/

http://www.facebook.com/JancaKnife

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Muse Lab

1208 Alpha Lake Road

Unit #8

Whistler, BC V0N 1B1

Canada

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Refund Policy

No Refunds

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