The wakizashi, the smaller of the two swords carried by the Japanese samurai worn together with the katana was the official sign that the wearer was a samurai or swordsman. Prepare for the Zombie Apocalypse and release your inner Samurai forging this modern interpretation of this ancient weapon, an Urban Combat Wakizashi. During this three day course you will forge a Japanese style Wakizashi blade from high carbon steel. You will also have the opportunity to forge or cast your guard, called a tsuba and wrap the wooden handle of the short sword in fine leather.
Friday, April 24 7 PM - 10 PM
Saturday, April 25 12 PM - 5 PM
Sunday, April 26 12 PM - 5 PM
Additional time might be added for finishing during open forge hours.
This is an advanced bladesmithing course with prerequisites! Please do not register without prior extensive forging experience. If you are uncertain of the level of your forging skill please check with one of our instructors prior to registering.
Location & Contact Details
205 NW 16th St, Pompano Beach, Florida, USA
Cancellation Policy: Since most of our workshops book up months in advance...If you must, please only cancel or reschedule 72 hours prior to your appointment out of courtesy to people on our wait-lists. Inside of the 72 hour window we reserve the right not to refund or reschedule. Thank you for your understanding