Classes & demos

At BLADE Show, we care just as much about knife education as we do about offering the best-of-the-best products for you to purchase. From informal and informative demos, to small-group sessions with some of the biggest names in the knifemaking world—BLADE Show has it all.

blade university

The best resource for knife education is back for its seventh year. BLADE Show offers exciting and intensive learning opportunities taught by industry legends and professional makers. Improve your craftsmanship and deepen your knife knowledge with a BLADE University class.  Work Sharp returns for its 4th year as sponsor of BLADE University.

Check out the schedule below and register for the classes you want to take from one of our masters in the knife business. But HURRY, only limited seats are available in each class! BLADE University classes are $25-$50. 

free demos

BLADE Show offers FREE demos and events from big-name makers, industry icons and custom bladesmiths during the show for all attendees. Demos are free with the purchase of a Blade Show ticket.

-After-Party in the Blade Show Pit (every night after the show)
-BladeSports International Cutting Competition
-Knife of the Year Awards® by BLADE Magazine

-Blade HQ Balisong Flipping World Championships
-Japanese Sword Demo
-Knife Throwing
-On-floor demos & presentations

-And more to come

blade university schedule

Classes start at $25. Click on a class below to expand its description:

Thursday, June 4th

Friday, June 5th

Saturday, June 6th