Course Prices, Booking & Payment

Prices 2024 (no increases from 2023)

  • Basic Bladesmithing R7 000 per person (3 days)
  • Full House R11 500 per person (5 days)
  • Introduction to Damascus R8 300 per person (3 days)
  • Special Project San-Mai Chef Knife R9 500 per person (4 days)
  • Special Project Bowie Build R9 500 per person (4 days)
  • Special Project Dagger Build R10 700 per person (5 days)
  • ABS 2-week Introduction to Bladesmithing R18 500 per person
  • Handles, Fittings and Sheaths R10 500 per person (5-days)

To book – Please, email us first to confirm course dates before filling in and sending your Course Booking Form to us. We will give you our bank account details when you e-mail  or to confirm course dates – to avoid double bookings.

Downloadable form – The course booking form is available to download here: Course Booking Form. COURSE BOOKING FORM

Terms and conditions of booking

  • A non-refundable, non-transferable booking deposit of  R2 000 per person is required to secure your booking.
  • Balance of course fees to be paid in full one month prior to course dates for the 2-week ABS Intro to Bladesmithing course.
  • Balance of course fees for all other courses to be paid on or before the date the course starts.

Cancellation Policy – Your booking deposit is non-refundable and cannot be transferred to another class date but can be transferred to another student for the same course that was booked.  Notice of cancellation must be done no later than one month prior to the date of the start of the class.  Refunds (less deposit) can only be made after that date if a replacement student fills the vacancy.  No refunds will be given if a student withdraws once the class has begun.

  • You are welcome to pay the course off monthly, prior to your course, just make certain to keep us up to date with payments.
  • “Golden Mole Conservancy Cottage”:  Shared accommodation.  R180 per person per night, self-catering, payable when you arrive.
  • “Lady Smith Accommodation”.  We now have separate, on-site, self-catering accommodation for ladies at the same price of R180 p/p/p/n.  Can accommodate only one person.