Collection: Our Forges

Since the ancient days of October 2009 (well, it feels that way in the fast-paced world of forges), Black Dragon Forge has been the go-to source for all your fiery desires in the South African market. We've been crafting forges that are as sturdy as a rhino and as distinctive as a flamingo with a top hat. Our mission? To create stuff that doesn't just get the job done but leaves our customers grinning from ear to ear like they've just found the world's comfiest pair of socks.

We firmly believe that each one of our forges is the living embodiment of our grandiose motto: "PRACTICAL - PERFORMANCE - QUALITY." It's not just a fancy slogan; it's our way of life. We don't make things that look pretty and collect dust; we make tools that roll up their sleeves and get the job done, like a no-nonsense butler. Performance? Our forges could put on a fireworks show of sparks if they wanted to. And quality? Well, let's just say our forges have a Ph.D. in durability.

So, whether you're a seasoned smith or just starting your fiery journey, know that when you choose Black Dragon Forge, you're not just getting a tool; you're getting a lifelong companion. And if our forges could talk, they'd say, "Brace yourself for a smile, my friend, because this is gonna be one heck of a ride!"

Online Courses

Welcome to the captivating world of bladesmithing, where the ancient art of forging and the cutting-edge realm of modern technology merge to create exceptional blades with a touch of legacy. At Black Dragon Forge, we are passionate about preserving and evolving this timeless craft through innovative e-learning experiences. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced bladesmith, our online courses offer an immersive journey into the realm of bladesmithing.
  • Unlocking the Mysteries of Gold Melting: Your Guide to the Black Dragon Metal Smelting Furnace

    Unlocking the Mysteries of Gold Melting: Your G...

    Neels Van Den Berg

    Whether you're a seasoned metalworker or a curious enthusiast, understanding the intricacies of furnaces for melting gold is crucial.  Join us as we explore the ins and outs of gold melting...

    Unlocking the Mysteries of Gold Melting: Your G...

    Neels Van Den Berg

    Whether you're a seasoned metalworker or a curious enthusiast, understanding the intricacies of furnaces for melting gold is crucial.  Join us as we explore the ins and outs of gold melting...

  • Why the Black Dragon Bevel Grinding Jig Triumphs Over Free-Hand Grinding in Knife Making

    Why the Black Dragon Bevel Grinding Jig Triumph...

    Neels Van Den Berg

    In this article, we explored the advantages of the Black Dragon Bevel Grinding Jig over traditional free-hand grinding methods in knife making. From precision engineering to ease of use and...

    Why the Black Dragon Bevel Grinding Jig Triumph...

    Neels Van Den Berg

    In this article, we explored the advantages of the Black Dragon Bevel Grinding Jig over traditional free-hand grinding methods in knife making. From precision engineering to ease of use and...

  • The Crucial First Step: Why Attend a Knifemaking Class Before Diving into the Craft

    The Crucial First Step: Why Attend a Knifemakin...

    Neels Van Den Berg

    Embark on your bladesmithing journey with knowledge, hands-on experience, and the guidance of a master craftsman. Join Neels van den Berg's knifemaking class and let the sparks of creativity ignite...

    The Crucial First Step: Why Attend a Knifemakin...

    Neels Van Den Berg

    Embark on your bladesmithing journey with knowledge, hands-on experience, and the guidance of a master craftsman. Join Neels van den Berg's knifemaking class and let the sparks of creativity ignite...

  • Supporting Your Favorite Custom Knifemaker: Beyond the Dollar Signs

    Supporting Your Favorite Custom Knifemaker: Bey...

    Neels Van Den Berg

    Supporting a custom knifemaker goes beyond financial transactions. From digital shoutouts to personal connections, these non-monetary gestures can be equally, if not more, meaningful. Let your enthusiasm become the driving...

    Supporting Your Favorite Custom Knifemaker: Bey...

    Neels Van Den Berg

    Supporting a custom knifemaker goes beyond financial transactions. From digital shoutouts to personal connections, these non-monetary gestures can be equally, if not more, meaningful. Let your enthusiasm become the driving...

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