This is a small, light hatchet suitable for hiking, camping and medium-duty landscape work. In this class, we’ll cover axe design and nomenclature, tooling, punching, and drifting the eye of the axe, and forging the blade to dimension. We’ll also learn and practice team striking. This will be followed by rough grinding, heat treating, finish grinding, polishing and finally, fitting the handle.
This class takes place over two 8-hour days with an hour meal break.
Skill Level: Seasoned beginnerPlease note: All classes are released for member-only early registration for one week before they're available for general registration. If you're unable to add this class to your cart, you can wait for general release or join our membership program at any time!