Upcoming events

26
May
2017

26-05-2017 7:00 pm - 28-05-2017 6:00 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd Tharwa, ACT 2620 Australia
$750

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.

$750
02
Jun
2017

02-06-2017 7:00 pm - 04-06-2017 6:00 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd Tharwa, ACT 2620 Australia
$850

A very special course with Mastersmith Thomas Gerner making a traditional Scandinavian Barrel Knife. 

$850
09
Jun
2017

09-06-2017 7:00 pm - 11-06-2017 6:00 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd Tharwa, ACT 2620 Australia
$750

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

$750 1
12
Jun
2017

12-06-2017 8:00 am -5:30 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd Tharwa, ACT 2620 Australia
$450

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.

$450
15
Jun
2017

15-06-2017 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 3
16
Jun
2017

16-06-2017 7:00 pm - 18-06-2017 6:00 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd Tharwa, ACT 2620 Australia
$750

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.

$750
18
Jun
2017

18-06-2017 8:00 am -5:00 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd Tharwa, ACT 2620 Australia
$450

One day introduction to Blacksmithing. Learn to heat and move metal using a variety of tools and techniques. After making the intital pieces you can choose from some simple projects in the afternoon.

$450 2
23
Jun
2017

23-06-2017 8:00 am -5:00 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd Tharwa, ACT 2620 Australia
$500

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

$500
23
Jun
2017

23-06-2017 7:00 pm - 25-06-2017 6:00 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd Tharwa, ACT 2620 Australia
$750

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

$750
03
Jul
2017

03-07-2017 9:00 am -4:30 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd Tharwa, ACT 2620 Australia
$250

One day introduction to Blacksmithing for kids. This challenging class is for 12 - 16 year olds. Learn to heat and move metal with some fun projects.

$250 1
07
Jul
2017

07-07-2017 7:00 pm - 10-07-2017 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
10
Jul
2017

10-07-2017 9:00 am -4:30 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd Tharwa, ACT 2620 Australia
$250

One day introduction to Blacksmithing for kids. This challenging class is for 12 - 16 year olds. Learn to heat and move metal with some fun projects.

$250 4
13
Jul
2017

13-07-2017 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
14
Jul
2017

14-07-2017 7:00 pm - 16-07-2017 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
28
Jul
2017

28-07-2017 6:00 pm - 30-07-2017 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
05
Aug
2017

05-08-2017 9:00 am - 06-08-2017 4:00 pm
Rosehill Gardens Racecourse
Rosehill Gardens Racecourse
126 James Ruse Dr, Rosehill NSW 2142, Australia Rosehill, NSW 2142 Australia
$15

The Sydney Knife Show is Australia’s largest knife show, featuring a diverse array of knives, tools and supplies from manufacturers, knifemakers, collectors, dealers and associated industries all under one roof. The show was a huge success in 2014 and we are back to do it once again. If you are into knives and other edged tools, you owe it to yourself to put this weekend into your diaries.

$15
11
Aug
2017

11-08-2017 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
11
Aug
2017

11-08-2017 7:00 pm - 13-08-2017 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
13
Aug
2017

13-08-2017 8:00 am -5:00 pm
Tharwa Valley Forge
Tharwa Valley Forge
11 Naas Rd Tharwa, ACT 2620 Australia
$500

One day introduction to Blacksmithing. Learn to heat and move metal using a variety of tools and techniques. After making the intital pieces you can choose from some simple projects in the afternoon.

$500 4
17
Aug
2017

17-08-2017 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