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Carving obsidian knives

Price
€ 100 per person
including entrance fee and materials
Date
12 April 2020
1.May 2020
26. July 2020
16. August 2020
6. September 2020
4. October 2020

on each date from 09.00 am – 5.00 pm

About the event

Learning to make obsidian knives with Alexander Hobiger
An exciting, educational day within the historic walls of the castle awaits you!

Course purpose: We will make 2 knives in this course. A knife with an obsidian blade and a copper age side knife with a blade insert made of flint and handle made of black poplar bark. 
Course-content: In my course you will learn how it is possible to make an obsidian knife by yourself within a few hours using certain printing techniques. During the first 2-3 hours you will practice on the window glass. With increasing self-confidence we will then switch to obsidian. Towards the end of the course we will shank the finished blade into a handle and fix it with birch pitch.
Minimum number of participants: 3 persons, maximum number of participants: 15 persons
Children: minimum age 10 years accompanied by an adult

For safety: please wear closed shoes and if possible take safety goggles with you.
Course fee: € 100 per participant (including materials and entrance to the castle)
During the breaks you can explore the castle or enjoy a fabulous meal at the castle innkeeper!
Please register in writing under: ch.jaeger@ruineaggstein.at

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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