Upcoming events

03
Nov
2017

03-11-2017 6:00 pm - 05-11-2017 5:00 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd Tharwa, ACT 2620 Australia
$850

To see a strung bow bent is to see a once dead thing come to life. In this comprehensive weekend long workshop you will fashion a longbow of sustainable Australian hardwood and beautiful bamboo, custom crafted to your own specifications. You will learn the theory, science and art of turning dead timber into dynamic and fearsome longbows. You will also learn how to craft bowstrings, and if you don't already know - be introduced to the rewarding pursuit of shooting a longbow. You may also get the chance to craft some archer's accessories to enhance your archery experience.

$850 4
09
Nov
2017

09-11-2017 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
10
Nov
2017

10-11-2017 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 4
10
Nov
2017

10-11-2017 7:00 pm - 12-11-2017 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 2
13
Nov
2017

13-11-2017 7:00 pm - 15-11-2017 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 2
17
Nov
2017

17-11-2017 7:00 pm - 19-11-2017 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
19
Nov
2017

19-11-2017 - 23-11-2017
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd Tharwa, ACT 2620 Australia
$2,500

A one week immersive course in blacksmithing where you learn to make your own tools and a gas forge. The course covers making hammers, tongs, punches, drifts, forges and other blacksmithing tools. You get to take all the tools you make home with you as well as a gas forge so you can start making.

$2,500 4
03
Dec
2017

03-12-2017 10:00 am -3:00 pm
Tharwa Village Hall
Tharwa Village Hall
North st Tharwa, ACT 2620 Australia
Free

Come and see what Canberra's Knifemakers have been up to. See fine handmade knives for sale as well as talk to the makers about their craft. Admission is free.

08
Dec
2017

08-12-2017 7:00 pm - 10-12-2017 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
10
Dec
2017

10-12-2017 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
14
Dec
2017

14-12-2017 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
15
Dec
2017

15-12-2017 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 4
15
Dec
2017

15-12-2017 7:00 pm - 17-12-2017 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 4