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Knife, Axe, Hatchet, and Saw

March 3, 2024

  • 4 hours
  • 70 US dollars
  • Altadena

Service Description

Date: March 3, 2024 Time: 10am – 3pm Location: Altadena Ages: 12 and up unless accompanied by an adult Cost: $70 OR one six-pack class Instructor: Chris Morasky Use a Knife, Axe, Hatchet and Saw for Perfect Fire Making and Management In this class, participants will embark on a journey to master the essential skills required to safely and efficiently prepare firewood using a variety of tools, including knives, axes, hatchets, and saws. Whether you're a seasoned outdoors enthusiast or a novice camper, this hands-on workshop will equip you with the knowledge and practical expertise to create a perfect campfire. Tool Selection and Maintenance: Learn how to choose the right tools for the job, and discover essential maintenance practices to keep them in peak condition. Safety First: Understand the fundamental safety protocols when handling cutting tools. Discover techniques to prevent accidents and handle tools responsibly. Knife Skills: Master the art of using knives for precision cutting and chopping. Make a fuzz stick and use the baton method to make kindling. Axe and Hatchet Mastery: Gain proficiency in using axes and hatchets for splitting larger logs into manageable firewood pieces. Learn proper techniques for splitting, chopping, and limbing. Sawing Techniques: Develop skills for smooth, efficient and safe cutting. Learn why this tool is more important to a woodsman than an axe. Wood Selection: Understand the importance of wood selection for optimal campfire performance. Learn to identify different types of wood and their burning characteristics. Firewood Processing: Put your newfound skills to the test as you process various types of wood into firewood. Practice cutting, splitting, and preparing wood to build a successful campfire. Campfire Building: Discover the art of building a beautiful and efficient campfire. Learn different fire lay techniques and understand how to create the perfect fire structure for cooking, warmth, and ambiance. Campfire Safety: Learn essential campfire safety guidelines to ensure responsible and enjoyable outdoor experiences. Understand fire management and extinguishing techniques. Fire Chess: This fun game involves proper placement of wood for the optimum bright and smoke-free campfire. Whether you're planning a camping trip, a cozy backyard bonfire, or simply want to hone your woodcraft skills, this class will equip you with the expertise to create the perfect campfire experience.


Cancellation Policy

To cancel your booking for a full refund, you must cancel no later than 30 days before the start date of the offering. All bookings are fully transferable at any time. You must email us with the name and contact information of your transferee. Our offerings take place rain or shine. We do not cancel or refund for inclement weather. We do not offer refunds for COVID-related issues.


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