Course Schedule 2021-2022

Our classroom.


Prices at a glance: (no increases from 2020)

  • Basic Bladesmithing R6 500,
  • Full House R10 500,
  • Intro to Damascus R7 600,
  • ABS 2-week R17 000
  • Handles, Fittings and Sheaths R9 600
  • Look and Learn R1 000

2021 On-Demand Courses, where you can request a course, as a group of 3 or sometimes more.

2021 On Demand Courses

date on demandIntro to Damascus 3 days3 people
date on demandLook and Learn 1 day4 to 12 people
date on demandOne-on-one coursesdepending on project


2021 Scheduled Courses

October 6 to 10Full HouseFully booked
October 13 to 17Full HouseFully booked
October 29 to 31Basic BladesmithingFully booked
November 5 to 7Basic Bladesmithing3 places available
November 24 to 28Special Project Dagger Build1 place available
December 15 to 19Full House1 place available
December 27 to 30Special Project Bowie Build3 places available


2022 Scheduled Courses

January 2022
6 to 9 JanSpecial Project, Advanced Chef Knife3 places available
28 to 30 Basic Bladesmithing4 places available
February 2022
9 to 13 FebFull House3 places
25 to 27 FebBasic Bladesmithing4 places available
March 2022
7 to 18 MarABS Intro to Bladesmithing2 places available
21 to 25 MarHandles, Fittings and Sheaths2 places available
28 to 30 MarIntro to DamascusFully booked
April 2022
8 to 10 AprBasic Bladesmithing3 places available
22 Apr to 1 MayFull House2 places available
May 2022
12 to 15 MaySpecial Project, Bowie Build3 places available
25 to 29 MayFull House3 places available
June 2022
10 to 12 JuneBasic Bladesmithing 4 places available
22 to 26 JuneFull House 3 places available
July 2022
8 to 10 JulBasic Bladesmithing 4 places available
20 to 24 JulFull House 3 places available
August 2022
8 to 19 AugABS Intro to Bladesmithing6 places available
22 to 26 AugHandles, Fittings and Sheaths6 places available
November 2022
9 to 13 NovFull House3 places available
25 to 27 NovBasic Bladesmithing4 places available
December 2022
7 to 11 DecFull House3 places available
14 to 18 DecSpecial Project, Dagger Build3 places available

Examples of knives forged on the "Full House" course.

Heavin Forge reserves the right to cancel and change dates of courses.

Our courses are very popular and book up quickly. Please email us to be added to our cancellation/waiting list, we will contact all of you if a student cancels and take a replacement on a first-come, first-serve, basis.



Terms and conditions of booking

If Covid-19 regulations prevent your course from going ahead, you will not lose your deposit or any other payments made to us.  We will reschedule your course for a later date.

  • A non-refundable, non-transferable booking deposit of  R2 000 per person is required to secure booking.  Please email us at to check that the course dates are still available and for us to send you our bank account details, they are not on the website to avoid double bookings.
  • 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 to be paid in full for all other courses, on or before the date of the course.


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.