Australia’s top knife makers will be returning to Canberra again this year on January 31st for the annual Canberra Custom Knife Show to show off their latest creations.
The ancient craft of forging one of our oldest tools is experiencing a surge in popularity across Australia. More and more people are appreciating the high quality of a hand made knives for every day use.
Makers will have for sale hand made knives – across an extensive range of styles – hunting, kitchen, utility, sporting, folding, martial arts and collectable knives. Also featured will be “Damascus” steel knives made with hundreds of layers of steel forged into intricate patterns using 1000 year old techniques.
Interested people will be able to spend time discussing personal needs with each of the makers to ensure they purchase the right blade for the required task. It is a unique opportunity for all to learn, share and catch up on the past 12 months of making beautiful yet practical art pieces.
Public are invited to the Knife Show being held at the Embassy Motel in Deakin.
The show runs from 9am until 5pm on Saturday 31st January.
Admission is $5 with accompanied children under 12 admitted free.
For further information visit www.tharwavalleyforge.com