My first time teaching people to learn to make knives went really well!

During The 2017 Survival Podcast’s Spring Workshop this past month I helped eight people to make their very first handmade knife! It was an amazing experience! When Jack asked me to help people learn to make knives with this class I really wanted them to come away knowing something about knifemaking and I think they did! It was my first time teaching a class like this and I was a little concerned that I wouldn’t have enough time to teach everyone to make their knives in the short time that I had available to me. Especially since I was just one instructor among 15 different breakout workshops!

Thankfully, everything went smoothly and everyone completed their knives in the time allotted! I was happy. They were happy. I helped eight people learn to make knives and the only sad ones there were the ones that didn’t sign up! I had a lot of people ask me when my next class was and it really got me excited about teaching another class.

I am already working to schedule the next knife making class and if you would like to be informed on when and where that will be, make sure you are on my email list!

(Also, if you are interested in hosting a class email me and we can talk about the details… [email protected])

Anyway, if a picture is worth a thousand words then a video must be worth a million. Besides, it is time for me to get back to the shop and make some knives. I had a blast at TSP Spring Survival workshop but there is a ton of work for me to catch up on.

Here is the video from the class and PLEASE share it with everyone you can!

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It has been a while since I posted an Amazon Item of the day, and with all the knife talk, here is a link to the best epoxy I have found for making knives, Gflex Epoxy!