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Railroad Spike Forging: Knife or Hatchet


Railroad Spike Forging: Knife or Hatchet

A product image from Chichester Canada Inc of a knife made from a railroad spike against a white background.Instructor: Bill Weinert

Location: Walnut Building, 3327 Tuition: $383.00

Throughout this course, students will learn the basics of skills of forging railroad spikes into either a knife or a hatchet. This course will place an emphasis on making the craft of blacksmithing an enjoyable and attainable hobby for anyone.


Students must bring their own Eye Protection, hearing protection, leather apron, heat resistant gloves, and respirator. Please wear natural fiber clothing. Instructor: Bill Weinert

Course Code                        Date                   Time

CSP 4000 24808             4/25 - 6/1         T/TH 5pm – 8pm

Registration Deadline  4/18/23


How to Register by Email:

1. Download Creative Arts Registration Form (Form must be fully completed to be accepted)

2. Email completed form to  

3. If you are registering through email please await a Successful Confirmation Registration Email.
This service is only available to those that register by email. 

How to Register in Person:

Please visit Student Services Department on the top floor of the Hemlock Building at
185 Freedlander Drive, Clyde, NC 28721.