Blacksmith Blade Class for Beginners

Learn the ancient art of blacksmithing at this Brisbane workshop

6 hours Class size 1 to 6

label $300 - $350 (or 4 payments of $75 - $87.50 Afterpay)
($350 per guest when you book for 1 guest, $325 for 2 guests, $300 for 3+ guests)

Are you looking to pick up a productive new hobby? This beginner blacksmith blade class will give you all the basic tips, tricks and techniques to get into blacksmithing at home. We will forge out a blacksmith blade, heat treat, grind bevels, add a machine finish, and then finish it off with sharpening.

Things we cover in our classes:

  • The whole blacksmith knife building process from start to finish
  • Hammer techniques
  • Forging techniques
  • Designing a knife
  • Shaping the knife
  • Heat treating carbon steel in the gas forge
  • Hand grinding techniques on the 2x72 grinder
  • Time management
  • Knife instruction and care
  • How to advertise yourself and your product
  • How to take photos of your products to get the most interest
  • How to price your products
  • Workshop safety and OHS
  • Machine finishing knife style
  • Going through the recommended tools to begin the hobby of knife making

This class is beginner-friendly, no experience is required. This class is great for solos or groups and is perfect as an experience gift for a friend or loved one. We also offer engravings on all class knives if you would like to have your initials or a special phrase to give to someone else as a unique gift.

Come learn the ancient art of blacksmithing! You'll leave class with tons of new skills, and you'll get to keep the knife you make in class, valued at $420!

Save $50 when you book with a friend

Knowledge required
What you'll get
All the tools and materials needed to make your knife are provided, and you get your completed knife to take home at the end of class.
What to bring
Enclosed shoes, long pants and a shirt you do not mind getting dirty.
Suitable for

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a team building activity, birthday, hens party or bucks party.

This would also be a nice gift for her, gift for mum, anniversary gift, Father's Day gift or birthday gift.

Savage Custom Knives adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines.


73 Keogh Street, West Ipswich QLD

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Savage Custom Knives
Savage Custom Knives

5.0 (4)

At Savage Custom Knives we love to teach our passion for quality knife making to everyone.

I believe if you have a passion you should follow it!

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Genevieve Graw Jul 2022

Great introductory workshop, very friendly & supportive atmosphere. Shane is an excellent instructor. Loved the class & would highly recommend.

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