Creating Domed Handle Pins

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This course is designed for the beginning and advanced blade enthusiasts. It examines the fundamental concepts and techniques used to create structural handle pins. Upon completion of this online course, students will have a full understanding of the tools, materials, techniques and finishing methods required to create knife handle pins that look polished and professional.Tip: A Foredom tool will be required to complete this course.

Your Instructor

Michael Quesenberry MS Bladesmith
Michael Quesenberry MS Bladesmith

I have been a knife maker since 2005. I obtained my Master Bladesmith rating in 2014. My passion lies in forged integrals and pushing the limitations of this style of knife making. I am an active member of the American Bladesmith Society.

I specializes in daggers, bowies, and hunters. I enjoy using a variety of techniques for handle embellishment and strive for perfection in every build. I believe that a good design is a balance of solid construction techniques and visual appeal.

I enjoy spending time teaching and sharing the finer points of knife making with others and I regularly teach at hammer-ins.

I pride myself on clean work, a professional humble attitude, and a drive to break boundaries in the knife world.

Professional Experience:

2005 - Began making knives

2009 - Received JS Rating – Blade Show

2014 - Received MS Rating – Blade Show

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

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