The Murrumbidgee River Corridor provides an awe-inspiring experience in autumn. Sun light suffuses the golden leaves of the riverside poplar trees, evoking visions of pillars of fire. The visual contrast of seasonal change elicits a unique frisson from visitors to Tharwa at this time of year.
Experience and respond to this landscape under the aegis of three renowned local artists. Explore the heritage listed Cuppacumbalong gardens, De Salis cemetery and the Murrumbidgee River Corridor then use foraged materials to create ephemeral outdoor sculptural installations and a permanent small-scale installation.
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.
Make the last razor you will ever use - a razor that if properly cared for will be handed down across generations.
There's a reason people still go to the barber for a Straight Razor shave. Disposable razors are convenient, but the results can't compare to a Straight Razor.
Also known as a "Cut Throat", a Straight Razor will virtually melt the hair off your face. Despite its keen edge, a Straight Razor is just as safe as a disposable razor when used with correct technique.
This course will show you how to make Japanese Saya sheathes. The Saya is a wooden sheath that is custom-fitted to your knife and provides excellent protection during transport and storage. Bring two of your favorite kitchen knives and walk away with two custom-fitted Saya sheaths and the knowledge of how to make more at home.