In a nutshell

Where is it?
The experience will take place at the home workshop of the Heritage Craft Courses Company near Ripon.

Length of experience
This is a 2 day course. Approximate running time of 10am - 4pm each day.

What you need to know
Maximum group size for this experience is 2.

Minimum age is 18.

Please wear sensible clothes and steel toe cap boots or strong leather boots.

How much will it cost?
The Axe Making course costs £580 for two days. All tuition and materials are included.

How to redeeem your voucher
Your e-voucher or gift box voucher will have a contact name and information about booking your experience. If you have any questions before booking please call 0800 772 0825.

The small print
Vouchers are valid for one year from date of purchase.

Axe making Forge Bladesmithing 2 day Course


The perfect gift for the wild woods man or woman in your life. Spend a fascinating two days crafting a bearded axe; a full handle; or a tomahawk axe. You will learn to make an axe using a traditional blacksmith’s forge. You will forge weld the tomahawk and bearded axe.  The smithing process is quite fine and not as heavy handed as regular blacksmithing. It is more akin to jewellery making techniques.

You will come away with a whole range of new practical skills. No previous forging experience is needed.

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Please select a delivery method. You can send a PDF e-voucher by email to any email address (either the recipient's or your own for printing and forwarding) for free or send our Uniquely Local Gift Box (£3.50 extra) by post. If you would like the gift box addressed to someone other than the recipient please put the correct name in the voucher postage address field.


Axe making Forge Bladesmithing 2 day Course

The ‘Axe making Forge Bladesmithing 2 day Course’ is run by Heritage Craft Courses, a company dedicated to heritage craft courses such as stick making, bushcraft and the associated skills such as knife making & English longbow making.

Their ethos is to promote ancient and modern skills in a lively, informative and enjoyable way in order to keep these traditional and ancient techniques alive. To provide informative experiences which the whole family can take part in and teach invaluable skills which could one day prove useful.

Heritage Craft Courses also offer a Damascus Steel Kitchen Knife Making Course and a Rustic Knife Making Course.