We host guest teachers to come teach classes featuring their unique design or technique.
Take your knives, axes, and swords to the next level with these specialized classes from well known names in the industry!
Classes are available to adults and children over 16, however a parent must accompany a child under 18.
Check calendar for availability, these classes pop up and book fast!
Email me at TheoRockNazz@gmail.com to book a class
Classes are held at :
201 Richards St Unit 3
Brooklyn, NY 11231
Intro to Bladesmithing - Utility Knife Class - $300
Join bladesmith Justin Kirck at Nazz Forge for this fun two Saturday class! Cover everything from forging, beveling, grinding, heat treating, handling and sharpening. Choose from three blade styles depending on use . Can accommodate groups of four friends/family. You will walk away with a practical and effective tool that'll be a great foundation for further bladesmithing projects. More information about Justin here: https://justintheblacksmith.com/
Intro to Bladesmithing - Railroad Spike Ax Class - $350
Join bladesmith Justin Kirck at Nazz Forge for this fun two Saturday class! Cover everything from drifting, beveling, grinding, heat treating, hafting and sharpening. Can accommodate groups of four friends/family. You will walk away with a practical and effective tool that'll be a great foundation for further bladesmithing projects. More information about Justin here: https://justintheblacksmith.com/
Learn to Forge a Chopper - $650
Join journeyman smith and Forged in Fire champion Mace Vitale at Nazz forge for this exciting 3-day class. Learn the essentials of forging a knife, proper blade geometry, affixing a solid handle, and more. You will walk away with a sharp and practical chopper great for making camp, prepping food, or just bisecting some water bottles. First class Feb 1, 2 and 3rd of 2019. Learn more about Mace here: https://www.facebook.com/mace.vitale and @macevitale
Leather Sheath Making Class - $150
The perfect follow-up to the knife you made; join bladesmith Justin Kirck at the Nazz Forge for an in-depth and hands-on lesson in crafting a custom leather knife sheath. Bring your own knife and learn every step from punching and stitching to dyeing and waxing. All materials, tools, and safety equipment supplied; just bring water and a snack, and warm clothes. Add $150 for crafting a sword sheath. More information about Justin here: https://justintheblacksmith.com/
Knife Assembly, Fit, and Finish Class - $350
Join knifemaker Jim Merola at Nazz forge in Brooklyn for this two-evening class where you learn the essentials of precision knifemaking. Starting with a heat treated knife blank and fittings you will sand, file, grind, drill, and polish your way to a practical stainless steel knife that will serve you well for years to come!
Canister Damascus Class - $600
In this two-day class you will be able to choose from a wide variety of materials to create your own unique pattern. Using hammer and anvil with powerhammer, press, and roller we will transform a mass of various metals into beautiful billets for future knives. The class takes place November 12th and 13th at Sands Forge in Long Island - transportation to the shop from Brooklyn can be offered.
You must fill out a waiver for this class found here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1hnH2tj1s4NoxD6HdWjTDPFVnBDZmmnfMwyirhGAqMZk/edit?usp=sharing
Use the calendar for reference, then email me to confirm/book your days at TheoRockNazz@gmail.com
Expect class days to be non-sequential. If you require all your class days in a row email me and we'll figure out a schedule.
("Booked" or "Open" refers to the whole day)
Purchased classes are only refundable at the teacher's discretion.
If you purchased your class on CourseHorse, then our cancellation policy applies to your purchase. If you need help cancelling or have any questions, please visit the CourseHorse site in New York and contact their customer service team.
What to wear and bring:
Only wear natural fiber clothing, no synthetics or blends. Jeans and leather shoes are a requirement. I recommend bringing a T-shirt and a long sleeve shirt. Make sure your pant cuffs go over the tops of your shoes, and there are no holes in any of your clothing.
Wear only clothing that you can part with, for it may be destroyed.
If you have your own respirator please bring it, otherwise you will be supplied with one (that you will be responsible for bringing to and from class).
When transporting knives please use a knife roll/case, or tightly wrap it in a towel, and make sure to put a small luggage lock on your bag.
Gift Certificates Available!
Give the gift that keeps on forging!