2024 March Australian Blade Symposium


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 for you. From the beginner to the advanced, the Symposium will have something for everyone.

Learn from 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 from some of Australia’s best.

The Knife Art Association is excited to announce that Luke Swenson of Swenson Knives will be our very special guest in 2024. Luke was dubbed Blade Magazines / Bladeshow’s Slipjoint Rockstar, having won Best Slipjoint at the 2021, 2022 and 2023 Blade Shows and will be presenting sessions on Slipjoints and Lockbacks Knives at this year’s event.

Along with the learning based sessions, the Symposium is known for bringing the community together where you’ll be able to meet other knife makers and bladesmiths, share your experiences and get involved in the social dinner on Saturday night. We also encourage all attendees to bring their work and take part in a mini knife show and market on Saturday night.



23rd – 24th of March 2024

9am – 5pm / Additional Activities on Saturday  Night

Eveleigh Works
Bay 1/2 Locomotive St,
Eveleigh NSW 2015

Cost include all tuition, lunches both days & Saturday Night Dinner

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