Case Knife with Scroll Engraving - JIA course project

Case Folding Knife Engraving Course

July 13-17

NOTE: Class registration is suspended due to government closures in response to Covid 19.  We will provide updates once class dates are re-established.

Tira will be teaching this 5-Day class at the Jewellery Institute of America.

Learn with Tira how to Hold and Engrave a Folding Knife from A to Z.

Course Objectives:

  • Block and hold folding knives
  • Layout & transfer of designs
  • How to cut and shade more complex designs
  • Background removal
  • Background treatments
  • All tools & materials provided in the class

Lessons learned apply to anything that is challenging to hold and engrave with traditional scrollwork.

Class Project: Stainless Steel Case Folding Knife

Course Duration: 5 Days

Attendance: 40 Hours


This class is for intermediate engravers. A basic understanding of engraving and tool sharpening required.

Students will have opportunities to use the PulseGraver® during the class along with other tools provided by JIA.

Located in Clifton NJ just outside NYC.  Free parking.  Accessible by train and other public transportation.

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Tira Mitchell

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