Welcome to Barrytown Knifemaking!

Make your own knifeThe Original – make your own knife activity, since 2005.

Come and make a knife in our backyard – you’ll amaze yourself!

You get to forge your own blade from red hot steel, and complete your knife with a native timber handle, brass bolsters and pins. Other free activities include axe throwing, target practice and a huge swing. Lunch is provided, usually toasted sandwiches.

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“One of the best activities in New Zealand.”
– Mark, Ireland.