Tomahawk 101
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Tomahawk 101 - July 12th from 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM - Price: $56
Tomahawk 101 - July 12th from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Price: $56
Workshop Instructor: Hank Gevedon

Each student will assemble and finish a Reptile Toolworks tomahawk kit. They will shape the ash handle using hand tools, polish the blade by hand, sharpen and wax the hawk head. They will then bone a Kydex sheath to protect the blade. They will be given instruction in making a tent peg, pack frame, travois, and field stretcher. Care, use, carry options, throwing demo by instructor, and history will be covered in the session.

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Course Objectives:

1. Shape a tomahawk handle from a wood blank
2. Fit the tomahawk head
3. Drill a lanyard hole
4. Polish the steel tomahawk head
5. Sharpen the tomahawk
6. Learn to use the tomahawk safely
7. Produce a tent peg
8. Produce a pack frame
9. Produce a travois as a group
10. Produce a field stretcher as a group
11. Learn to throw the tomahawk

• Location: Berea Welcome Center (Back Platform) - 3 Artist Circle (Workshop is held outside. Active railroad in close vicinity to location.)

• Date/Time: July 12th from 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM OR from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

• Break: NA

• Total Hours: 3 hours

• Price: $56.00 (Includes all materials and use of tools.)

• Age: 18 & Up

• Difficulty: Beginner

• Class Size: 8 Max

• Take Home: A beautiful and fully functional tomahawk and instruction booklet.

•Notes: Participants must be able to stand for periods of time, have a degree of mobility and body strength.

Please wear closed toe shoes and safety glasses. Participants not meeting this requirement will not be allowed to join the workshop. If you purchase this workshop for someone else, please be sure they know this requirement.