Knife Craft Workshop ~ Traditional Woodcraft

Teaching Fundamental Outdoor Skills;

Developing Outdoor Competency; and 

Building Backcountry Confidence


The Dynamics of Cutting

The Knowledge of Knife Craft



Body Dynamics

Knife Dymanics

Wood Dynamics

Knife skills are an essential part of life, whether in the kitchen, around the home or on the trail.


Safety, Use and Maintenance

The Skill of Knife Craft


Safety – FIRST

Use – Efficiently

Maintenance – Always

A sharp knife is a safe knife – because it is more efficient at the task.



Trees and Wood



Wood Grain


Try Stick

From humble exercises, the door to the world of woodcraft opens widely.


Main Topics


Knife Design and Construction

Knife Safety

Knife Maintenance

Knife Grips

Cutting Strokes

Wood Characteristics

Wood Grain

Try Stick

Other Edged Tools


Registering for a

Knife Craft Workshop


The Knife Craft Workshop can be as short as four hours or as long as two days.  Since each workshop is individually designed for your organization or group we will discuss the design for your particular workshop.

For more planning information…

To start the conversation and discuss a workshop with Jeff or to register for a workshop …


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