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Featured Knifemaker

We all have different reasons for being members of the Guild, but the most important reasons are to make the best quality knives possible and to submit our knives for peer group evaluation during the annual Guild show. Click the button below to view who our Guild members are and the fantastic, skillfully crafted knives they have on offer. The South African knifemaking scene has many different players and exhibitions that feature at least some knives, including a variety of ‘outdoor’ and ‘sporting’ type exhibitions. The annual exhibition of the Knifemakers’ Guild of Southern Africa is held in Johannesburg @ the Mosaiek Lifestyle Centre and this year’s show will be on the 2 and 3 August 2019 Applying for membership of the Knifemakers Guild of South Africa is a major step forward in your knifemaking “career”. Membership of the Guild serves as a guarantee of quality to buyers. The question is often asked: What does the Guild offer me? Click the button below to view the benefits of being a Guild member, as well as the evaluation requirements and steps. The featured knifemaker for August/September is Stuart Smith. Stuart has been forging knives for 14 years, heads up SABA and regularly passes his love of the forged knife to those looking to learn the craft.