18
Aug
2017

18-08-2017 7:00 pm - 20-08-2017 6:00 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd
$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 1
25
Aug
2017

25-08-2017 7:00 pm - 27-08-2017 6:00 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd
$850

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

$850
28
Aug
2017

28-08-2017 7:00 pm - 30-08-2017 6:00 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd
$850

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

$850
02
Sep
2017

02-09-2017 8:00 am -5:00 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd
$500

Traditional Japanese straight razors, Kamisori, have been used for centuries to provide an outstanding shave. Their off-set hollow ground blade make a very keen edge. This one day course takes you theough the process of making two kamisori as well as cases and a strop.

$500
03
Sep
2017

03-09-2017 8:00 am -5:30 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd
$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
04
Sep
2017

04-09-2017 8:00 am - 08-09-2017 5:00 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd
$2,500

One week intesive introduction to engraving metals run by Danae Creswell. You wil cover using hand and air powered tools, sharpening, design, patterning techniques and finishing. You will work on a number of pieces of increasing complexity including a small knife.

$2,500 2
08
Sep
2017

08-09-2017 7:00 pm - 10-09-2017 6:00 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd
$850

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

$850
11
Sep
2017

11-09-2017 - 15-09-2017
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd
$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
14
Sep
2017

14-09-2017 7:00 pm -10:00 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd
$100

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

$100 3
15
Sep
2017

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

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

$550
15
Sep
2017

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

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

$850
23
Sep
2017

23-09-2017 8:00 am -5:00 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd
$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
$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
$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
$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
$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
$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
$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
02
Oct
2017

02-10-2017 8:00 am -5:00 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd
$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