Learn the art of damascus steel making with me, Mick Maxen, in my fully equiped workshop.

These courses are run on a 1 to 1 basis and only use clean new steels for welding.


The courses can be structured for any skill level, from the very basics of damascus making to an advanced level of mosaic pattern welding.


The courses will cover,

What steels to use and why

What elements in the steels cause the contrast and why

Why steels are compatable or not

Layer count and pattern manipulation 

Preparation of steel for etching

How to etch and what to use

How to protect the finished piece

And more....



For more details, mmaxen@aol.com or phone 01992 761602, Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm