Course Schedule 2019


Our classroom.

Prices at a glance:
  • Basic Bladesmithing R5 900,
  • Full House R9 500,
  • Damascus R6 900,
  • ABS 2-week R14 800.
Nonrefundable booking deposits: R1 500 for all courses except R2 000 for ABS Intro
January4 to 6 Jan 2019 Basic BladesmithingFully booked
23 to 27 Jan 2019Full HouseFully booked
February1 to 3 Feb 2019Basic Bladesmithing1 place available
20 to 24 Feb 2019Full HouseFully booked
18 to 29 March 20192-week ABS Intro to BladesmithingFully bookedAssistant instructor
Rucus Coetzee
April1 to 5 April 2019Handles, Fittings and Sheaths Fully booked
24 to 28 April 2019Full HouseFully booked
May10 to 12 May 2019Basic BladesmithingFully booked
22 to 26 May 2019Full HouseFully booked
June7 to 9 June 2019Basic Bladesmithing2 places available
26 to 30 June 2019Full House2 places available
August 19 to 30 Aug 20192-week ABS Intro to BladesmithingFully bookedAssistant instructors
U.S.A Mastersmith Lin Rhea
September2 to 6 Sept 2019Handles, Fittings and Sheaths Fully BookedAssistant instructor, De Wet Van Zyl
25 to 29 Sept 2019Full HouseFully booked
October11 to 13 Oct 2019Basic Bladesmithing4 places available
23 to 27 Oct 2019Full HouseFully booked
November8 to 10 Nov 2019
Basic Bladesmithing4 places available
18 to 29 Nov 20192-week ABS Intro to Bladesmithing2 places available
December 3 to 5 Dec 2019
Intro to Damascus1 place available
12 to 15 Dec 2019Special Project Bowie Build2 places available
27 to 29 Dec 2019Basic Bladesmithing4 places available


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

Performance test knives after surviving various cutting tests and the 90-degree bend.

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. Once added to the list, we will also let you know when our dates for our 2020 schedule are arranged.