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Now you have the opportunity to forge your own knife under the thorough guidance of “Ildsmeden” (the firesmith). You will gain insight into the design of the glowing steel, and insight into the properties of the metal. The course is intended for you as a beginner, and the knife blade is also a good starting point for you who might like to continue forging at home.
Jesper Jørgensen – best known as Ildsmeden, is a full-time, old-fashioned blacksmith who, in addition to forging for listed / historic buildings, churches and museums, also holds courses and teaches forging. See more at ildsmeden.dk
The language of instruction is Danish (English as needed). The course lasts for 7 hours. Limited seats!
Location is at the school in Hoydalar. All material is included. Bring your own work clothes and gloves! We offer refreshments as well as a Viking cookie. In addition, you get a day ticket to the Viking market, which is in the plantation in Tórshavn 1st-3rd of July 2022.
10.00 am: Coffee/tea and information on:
Equipment and tools
Iron and steel, including hardening and tempering
10.30 am: Forging
1.00 pm: Lunch
1.30 pm: Continued forging
3.00 pm: Status of the product
3.30 pm: Curing (and possible tarnishing)
4.45 pm: Rounding off the day
5.00 pm: Thank you for today