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AFS: Japanese Chef Knife
April 15 @ 9:00 am - April 17 @ 4:00 pm
3 days. 9am-4pm. Tuition $435. Member Tuition $375. Materials fee $75. Students will forge their own chef knife in the style of either a Gyuto, Santoku, or Petty style, up to 9_ long. Starting with W-2 steel, smiths will forge to shape, heat treat and harden high carbon steel, and use a belt grinder. On the final day, students will learn the details of traditional Japanese handles, known as Wa style handles, and will be able to choose from a variety of handle materials to finish their knife. The result will be a fantastic kitchen tool that will last for generations. Special Notes:Ê Hard shoes and long pants are required for studentÕs safety.