The Australian Blade Symposium
Brings together the very best of knife making in Australia. If you have an interest in edged tools and how they are made, then this is the premier event. From the beginner to the advanced, the Symposium will have something for everyone. Watch some of Australia’s very best knife makers and bladesmiths as they share their secrets to manufacturing the perfect knife. See blades get forged and ground and learn the intricacies of the heat treatment. Learn to fit handles and new methods to finish your blades.

The Symposium consists of around 30, 1.5 hour sessions on a broad range of subjects and participants can view 8 of these over the weekend according to their specific interest. From beginner to advance there is something to see for everyone. Over 20 specialized demonstrators and held at the historic Cuppacumbalong Homestead. Meet other knife makers and bladesmiths and share your experiences and get involved in the social dinner on Friday night.
The 2018 Australian Blade Symposium is now SOLD OUT
For any questions or queries about the Symposium please contact Andrew Smith from the Knife Art Association.
E: andrew@knifeartassociation.com M: 0401 590 627