End of the year post full of knives and such!

Available Knives Blacksmithing LUK Thanks tools to make tools upstate south carolina WIP

 

As 2016 winds down to a close, I cannot say thank you enough to everyone who has made this year in the shop a great one. To everyone who has bought a knife, took a class or just followed along, THANKS for your continued support. I accomplished quite a bit this past year. Even with a few bumps in the round along the way, I still managed to grow considerably.

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Teaching, tools and knives... Oh My!

Anvil Blacksmithing DIY Shop first knife Thanks tools to make tools upstate south carolina WIP

What a crazy month October was. So crazy in fact, I only posted one update to the website in that time. Time to get back on top of it and keep this thing dusted off. The past 30 days have been a fury of forging items in the shop, along with a influx of students taking classes and some knives being made.   K.S.K. in 5/32" thick D2 is on the bench. If you're wanting a knife to give as a gift for Christmas, order cut off date in November 20th. I will be making a few knives for the...

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So it begins... Summer and the knives with it that come with it.

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Summer has begun, but considering the temps here in the upstate of South Carolina, it began a few weeks ago. It has made for some sweaty days, but also some great times in the shop. Some knives are being made and items forged almost daily. Lots of cold beverages, although more water than brews, are being downed.

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David J, makes a knife and learns some forging skills.

GPK HowTo Man Skills Thanks WIP

A day spent sharing some of what I've learned with my good friend David, as he begins his own knife making journey.

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Tools to Make Tools with Blacksmith Lyle Wynn.

Blacksmithing Hammer Man Skills Thanks

I traveled to Brandon, Mississippi to that the "Tools To Make Tools" blacksmithing class  with Lyle Wynn.

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