Knife Making Course Details:
Dates: Feb 24-Feb 26, 2023
Duration: Fri 6pm to Sun 4pm
Location: Monroe, WA
Instructor: Peter Yencken
Make your own knife! Learn how to make a knife; including stock removal, heat‐treating, wooden handle & leather sheath making, and sharpening.
Whether for work, camping, kitchen, backcountry, or bushcraft; this knife will serve you for years to come. Choose between making a bushcraft knife, chef's knife, or flat blade hatchet.
In this course you will make your own knife to take home using the stock removal method (not forging). You will also make the handle and sheath. The course fee covers all instruction and materials. The class size is kept small to allow for highly personalized instruction.
As an added bonus, this class is run simultaneously with the Wooden Bow Making Course in the same space to allow participants to be exposed to multiple crafts while focusing on one specific skill.
Instructor: Peter Yencken has been teaching wilderness skills for over 20 years. He started by working for Tom Brown's Tracking & Wilderness Survival School. He is a guest teacher at many wilderness schools around the country. He is a talented craftsman who has taught well over 1,000 people of all ages. Peter is a native of Australia and currently resides in Virginia. At Alderleaf, Peter offers his expertise at the Wooden Bow Making Course and Knife Making Course. Learn more about Peter at Village Living Skills.