MAKING YOUR OWN SURVIVAL KNIFE FROM A PIECE OF METAL IS A FEELING OF FREEDOM SELDOM EXPERIENCED”
“Discover the incredible world of survival on this 1-day outdoor survival course”

KNIFE MAKING COURSE

Next course : 25-26 May 2024

You will learn how to forge a piece of metal and make a survival knife with your own hands on this practical survival course.

This course is available at our WESTERN CAPE and GAUTENG training branches.

Knife making and forging techniques are expertly demonstrated by our instructors before you get to try the skills yourself.

This beginner course is not an endurance course but is conducted in a safe and comfortable knife making area where you will learn all the important skills and enjoy a day in the outdoors. An experience to share with family and friends !

SKILLS YOU WILL LEARN ON THIS COURSE

  • How to forge a blade in fire.

  • How to shaoe a blade with basic tools.

  • How to finish a blade.

  • How to harden and temper your blade.

  • How to fit a paracord handle.

Course Information

R1750-00

Limited spaces available

All materials, meals, accommodation and STASA certification and course badge included.

2024 COURSE DATES 

25-26 May / 27-28 July / 23-24 November

2025 COURSE DATES

22-23 March / 28-29 June / 25-26 October

2-days.  08h00 (day 1) – 12h00 (day 2)

This beginner knife making course is for anyone wanting to experience and learn how to make a survival knife from a piece of metal.

The course is available at our Gauteng and Western Cape training branch.

You will need the following kit for this course :

  • Water bottle
  • Old clothes
  • Closed shoes
  • Hat or cap
  • Notebook
  • Pen(cil)

Buy your kit from our online survival shop or on the day at the bushcamp.

Secure online payment with PayFast
or EFT Direct bank transfer.

E-mail us at sales@boswa.co.za for invoice and banking details.

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STUDENT TESTIMONIALS

“I did the knife making course with my son Liam, and it was a very special course to have shared with him. Making your own knife from a piece of metal was great and the satisfaction when we took our knives home will stay with us forever ! “
Stephen Henwood, Pretoria
“I made my own survival knife on this course and the instructor was amazing. He was so patient and helped whenever it was needed. A great course and highly recommended ! “
Carolina Minnie, Midrand
“The knifemaking course is practical and fun. I learned how to forge a knife in fire in just 1-day ! Amazing !”
Tim Garvie, Eastrand

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