Course Schedule 2022

Our classroom.


Prices at a glance: (no increases from 2019)

  • 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.

2022 On Demand Courses

date on demandLook and Learn 1 day4 to 12 people
date on demandOne-on-one coursesdepending on project


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2022 Scheduled Courses

August 2022
8 to 19 AugABS Intro to Bladesmithing. Assistant Instructor, Neels van den Berg M.S.Fully booked
22 to 26 AugHandles, Fittings and SheathsFully booked
29 to 31 AugIntro to DamascusFully booked
September 2022
14 to 18 SeptFull House1 place available
October 2022
5 to 9 OctFull House2 places available
November 2022
7 to 18 NovABS Intro to Bladesmithing. Assistant instructor, KGSA member Jean Wilke5 places available
21 to 25 NovHandles, Fittings and Sheaths5 places available
28 to 30 NovIntro to Damascus2 places available
December 2022
7 to 11 DecFull House3 places available
14 to 18 DecSpecial Project, Dagger BuildFully booked

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.