Happy Student with course knife and instructor, Stefan Diedericks
A happy student with his finished hunting knife made during the 2 days

Stefan’s 2-Day knife-making course (Benoni, Gauteng) enables students to create a knife and custom leather sheath from start to finish. At the end of the course, you’ll have your own fixed-blade knife to show off to your friends and family, valued at more than R1800.

This immersive course in knifemaking teaches you the basic techniques of knife-making. Once you have mastered these techniques you can progress on to the more complicated knives, as your skills and confidence as a knife maker grow.

  • No prior knife-making experience is required.
  • It has a maximum of 1 student only at any time.
  • Benoni is located in the East Rand of Johannesburg Get directions

The fixed blade course includes:

  • Tuition
  • Use of tools
  • Workshop consumables
  • Safety gear
  • All materials (blade, handle material, bolster, liners, pins)
  • Lunch and refreshments.

Topics covered over the 2 days:

  • Knife Design Layout
  • Heat Treatment of Steel
  • Hollow Grinding
  • Handle Fitment
  • Chemical Logo Etching
  • Leather Sheath Making