Robert Schulz has been blacksmithing since 1996, focusing on the techniques of traditional joinery. He has been a student of many great smiths including Bill Fiorini, Chuck Patrick, Jim Batson, Tom Latane, Clay Spencer, and Peter Ross, and has taken intensive internships at the John C. Campbell Folk School and Tillers International. Along with blacksmithing, Robert and his family are homesteading their off-the-grid SW Wisconsin land practicing natural building techniques, draft horse power, and organic agriculture. Robert is also co-founder of the Driftless Folk School in Vernon County, WI (www.driftlessfolkschool.org).
Current Courses Offered by Robert Schulz
Hand-Forged 'Using' Knife
Instructors: Robert Schulz
This class is just what the title suggests- making a knife that is meant to be used- in the garden or forest, for cooking or hunting. We will begin by hand-forging a blade of high-carbon steel, starting from round stock. With the blade forged to shape, we will do heat…