This class is a
5-day "hands-on" course taught by
Yee who has taught the course since 1996.
ABOUT THE CLASS
This workshop will introduce participants to the production of laminated clay-tempered blades of san mai construction.
Registration is limited to 8 participants.
require cotton clothing and leather-topped shoes. No previous
Course runs 8:30 am to 5:30 pm Monday to Friday.Instructor: Muh Tsr Yee
Muh Tsyr Yee has taught the Japanese Swordsmithing course since 1996. He is an experienced swordmaker who began his apprenticeship in 1986 with swordsmith Michael Bell, a student of Nakajima Muneyoshi.
Cost: $1532 Canadian (includes $45 Canadian materials fee and $100 GST) (plus excess materials cost).
Thak runs several
the year, any student
who takes one of these courses will have experience with the blade
forging process that
will enable you to accomplish a great deal more in the Japanese Blade
To register, contact Thak the Blacksmith & Armorer at (519)669-0721.
Classes will be
held at THAK THE BLACKSMITH & ARMORER
2282 Floradale Rd.,
Floradale, Ontario Canada N3B 1V0
Tel (519) 669-0721 * Fax (519) 669-0943
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web page: www.thak.ca
|Bristow’s Inn Bed & Breakfast, Elmira
||10 minutes from shop||(519) 669-1604|
|The Log House Bed & Breakfast, St. Jacobs
||15 minutes from shop||(519)648-9474|
|Upper Woolwich Guest House, North of Floradale
||5 minute from shop||(519)669-2194|
|Walnut Hill Cabin, Wallenstein
||10 minutes from shop||(519)664-1124|
|Destination Inn, Waterloo
||20 minutes from shop||(519) 884-0100|
|Best Western Country Inn, Waterloo
||20 minutes from shop||(519) 884-9295|
|Leisure Estates Bed
& Breakfast, South of Floradale
||5 minutes from shop
The Olde Heidelberg Inn, in Heidelberg, is twenty minutes by car from the forge. The Inn includes a restaurant and brew pub which was the first in the region and boasts a cold Bavarian-style lager brewed on the premises. Built in 1838 the restaurant is renowned for its generous servings of traditional German food. Enjoy the Honky Tonk piano music or the games room. Rooms have two double beds and costs are from $20 (4 to a room) to $61.60 (one per room) per night. Register with Bob or Howie McMillan at 519-699-4413
The town of St. Jacobs is 15 minutes away and has many bed and breakfast homes, including:
University residence accomodations are available at Wilfred Laurier University in Waterloo for about $35 per night including parking and taxes. 519-884-0710. WLU is about 15 minutes away by car from the forge.
Destination Inn, 547 King Street, Waterloo (519) 884-0100
Guelph is about 40
away from Floradale, and accomodation is available through the
of Guelph and is about $37 cdn per day for a single residence room. The
official contact is the
Lampton Hall desk at 519-824-4120 ext 58121.
or by email at email@example.com
(Please note that arrangements and payment are made directly to the
not through the sword school.)
You can also check
the THAK website for more
accomodation information and a map to the shop.
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