Discover the fundamentals of making pattern welded steel including steel selection, the proper use of the coal forge and welding from blacksmith Nathan Allen. Utilize both hand- and power-hammer forging techniques to forge a billet of Damascus steel and at least one forged knife blank. If you are interested in completing a knife, sign up for the knifesmithing class, too. Tools required. Please note, this class meets Monday and Tuesday, October 3-4 from 8 am-5 pm and Wednesday, October 5 from 8 am-12 pm. By clicking on "purchase tickets" below, you are able to register once for all three sessions.