Basic Bladesmithing Skills

In BKMA 132 Basic Bladesmithing Skills, students learn and practice basic blade forging techniques. Students will actively engage in the design, production, and finishing of a rudimentary steel knife.  By the end of the course students will be familiar with the techniques required to complete a simple shop knife.

BKMA 121, BKMA 123, BKMA 125, and BKMA 127, each with a grade of C- or better. Students who do not meet this standard require permission of the School Chair.