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.

free 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 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 for the classes you want to take from one of our masters in the knife business. Limited seats are available in each class. BLADE University classes are $25-$50 and you can register for them on the ticket page by clicking here. Classes purchased for June are valid for August dates.

blade university schedule

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

Thursday, AUGUST 6th

Friday, August 7th

Saturday, August 8th


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