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, exciting competitions, to small-group sessions with some of the biggest names in the knifemaking world—BLADE Show has it all.

Free Saturday demos

BLADE Show offers FREE demos and events from big-name makers, industry icons and custom bladesmiths during the show for all attendees. Many demos and Blade Show events are free with the purchase of a Blade Show ticket. Click an item below to learn more:

Blade show Classes

The best resource for knife education is back. 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 as sponsor of BLADE University.

Check out the schedule  and class descriptions. Limited seats are available in each class. BLADE University classes are $25. You can register on the ticket page by clicking here

blade university schedule

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Friday, June 5th

Saturday, June 6th


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