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Luang Prabang: Knife Making with a Master Blacksmith

Product ID: 66167
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Learn to work with steel and other materials to create a knife, machete, or a farm tool of your choosing on this unique activity in Luang Prabang.
About this activity
Duration: 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Wheelchair accessible

Pickup included

Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Craft your own knife from bamboo and metal
  • Choose from a variety of design options
  • Hear about the interesting history behind knife craftsmanship
Full description
Work as an apprentice to a master blacksmith on this 4-hour activity and learn to create a unique knife for yourself. Start off with a pickup at your hotel before the ride to the blacksmith’s workshop.

On arrival you’ll be shown the tools you'll be working with and taught basic safety practices.

Feel like a true blacksmith making weapons for kings of times past. In this instance, however, you will be making a special blade for yourself. You have several options for your blade: a machete, sickle, hoe, or knife – or you can upgrade to a knife with a deer horn hilt.

This hands-on class is the perfect way to learn a new skill while also creating a memorable souvenir.
  • Guided knife-making class
  • All necessary equipment
  • Round-trip transportation from your central Luang Prabang hotel
  • Live commentary in English

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Important information
Know before you go
• The maximum group size is 5 participants
• You do not need previous experience
• The regular knife comes with a bamboo handle and is covered with paper; there is an additional surcharge of $4 and $8, respectively, for a wooden handle and wooden cover (payable on the day of your activity)
• Hours of operations are from 8:00 AM until 2:00 PM. You will receive confirmation of your exact tour departure time when you call to confirm your reservation
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Product ID: 66167