Upcoming events

15
Sep
2017

15-09-2017 8:00 am -5:00 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd Tharwa, ACT 2620 Australia
$550

Introduction to Damascus steel making - Forge welding, drawing billets out, pattern construction and acid etching.

$550 1
15
Sep
2017

15-09-2017 7:00 pm - 16-09-2017 6:00 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd Tharwa, ACT 2620 Australia
$850

Japanese kitchen knives have distinct elegance in both form and function. In this intensive two and a half day course you will build two traditional style Japanese kitchen knives. Options include hammer finished or polished blades, chisel grind or V grind and a variety of handles choices. These blades will provide you with years of excellent service in your kitchen.

$850
22
Sep
2017

22-09-2017 7:00 pm - 24-09-2017 6:00 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd Tharwa, ACT 2620 Australia
$850

Weekend introduction to making a slip joint folder. Covering design grinding, spring mechanisms, heat treating and sharpening of two folding knives.

$850 1
23
Sep
2017

23-09-2017 8:00 am -5:00 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd Tharwa, ACT 2620 Australia
$500

This is a introductory one day course for those who want to learn to hammer hot steel. Tool usage, working with heat, heat treatment will be covered along with practical projects.

$500 4
24
Sep
2017

24-09-2017 8:00 am -5:00 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd Tharwa, ACT 2620 Australia
$500

It is hard to hold hot metal with your bare hands. That is why tongs are an important part of any blacksmith's toolkit. This one day course will cover tong construction techniques as you make three pairs for your tool kit.

$500 4
25
Sep
2017

25-09-2017 8:00 am -5:00 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd Tharwa, ACT 2620 Australia
$500

The Hammer is the Smith's number one tool, used in almost every aspect of the craft. This one day course will cover hammer making techniques as you make three hammer heads and learn to handle them.

$500 4
25
Sep
2017

25-09-2017 7:00 pm - 27-09-2017 6:00 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd Tharwa, ACT 2620 Australia
$850

Two and a half day introduction to knifemaking and bladesmithing. Covering forging, grinding, heat treating and sharpening of two knives.

$850
29
Sep
2017

29-09-2017 7:00 pm - 01-10-2017 6:00 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd Tharwa, ACT 2620 Australia
$850

The tactical knife is the ultimate survival tool in extreme conditions. This extensive weekend workshop will give you the opportunity not only to learn knifemaking skills, but to put them into practice making two tactical knives of your own. We will show you techniques, tools and hints on how to get started making your own knives.

$850
01
Oct
2017

01-10-2017 8:00 am -5:00 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd Tharwa, ACT 2620 Australia
$500

This is a introductory one day course for those who want to learn to hammer hot steel. Tool usage, working with heat, heat treatment will be covered along with practical projects.

$500 4
02
Oct
2017

02-10-2017 8:00 am -5:30 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd Tharwa, ACT 2620 Australia
$500

Introduction to making knives by stock removal. This one day workshop will help you get started into knifemaking. Knife design, grinding, heat treating, blade finishes, scale making and sharpening are all covered.

We will show you techniques, tools and hints on how to get started making your own knives with minimal equipment, as you make your own knife today.

$500 2
02
Oct
2017

02-10-2017 8:00 am -5:00 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd Tharwa, ACT 2620 Australia
$500

The Hammer is the Smith's number one tool, used in almost every aspect of the craft. This one day course will cover hammer making techniques as you make three hammer heads and learn to handle them.

$500 4
06
Oct
2017

06-10-2017 8:00 am -5:00 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd Tharwa, ACT 2620 Australia
$550

Introduction to Damascus steel making - Forge welding, drawing billets out, pattern construction and acid etching.

$550 3
06
Oct
2017

06-10-2017 7:00 pm - 08-10-2017 6:00 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd Tharwa, ACT 2620 Australia
$850

Two and a half day introduction to knifemaking and bladesmithing. Covering forging, grinding, heat treating and sharpening of two knives.

$850
12
Oct
2017

12-10-2017 7:00 pm -10:00 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd Tharwa, ACT 2620 Australia
$100

Evening class that covers a number of different techniques for making and keeping an edge sharp.

$100 6
13
Oct
2017

13-10-2017 7:00 pm - 15-10-2017 6:00 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd Tharwa, ACT 2620 Australia
$850

Japanese kitchen knives have distinct elegance in both form and function. In this intensive two and a half day course you will build two traditional style Japanese kitchen knives. Options include hammer finished or polished blades, chisel grind or V grind and a variety of handles choices. These blades will provide you with years of excellent service in your kitchen.

$850
15
Oct
2017

15-10-2017 8:00 am -5:00 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd Tharwa, ACT 2620 Australia
$500

It is hard to hold hot metal with your bare hands. That is why tongs are an important part of any blacksmith's toolkit. This one day course will cover tong construction techniques as you make three pairs for your tool kit.

$500 4
20
Oct
2017

20-10-2017 7:00 pm - 22-10-2017 6:00 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd Tharwa, ACT 2620 Australia
$850

Japanese kitchen knives have distinct elegance in both form and function. In this intensive two and a half day course you will build two traditional style Japanese kitchen knives. Options include hammer finished or polished blades, chisel grind or V grind and a variety of handles choices. These blades will provide you with years of excellent service in your kitchen.

$850
23
Oct
2017

23-10-2017 7:00 pm - 25-10-2017 6:00 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd Tharwa, ACT 2620 Australia
$850

Two and a half day introduction to knifemaking and bladesmithing. Covering forging, grinding, heat treating and sharpening of two knives.

$850 3
27
Oct
2017

27-10-2017 8:00 am -5:00 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd Tharwa, ACT 2620 Australia
$550

Introduction to Damascus steel making - Forge welding, drawing billets out, pattern construction and acid etching.

$550 1
27
Oct
2017

27-10-2017 7:00 pm - 29-10-2017 6:00 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd Tharwa, ACT 2620 Australia
$850

Two and a half day introduction to knifemaking and bladesmithing. Covering forging, grinding, heat treating and sharpening of two knives.

$850