What Clients Say About Black Dragon Forge

In the world of knifemaking and bladesmithing, your reputation is only as good as the tools you use. At Black Dragon Forge, the testimonials from satisfied clients speak volumes about the quality and reliability of their equipment. Here's what some of their esteemed clients have to say about their experience with Black Dragon Forge's forges:

MKI Postbox Forge: The Ultimate Companion

Stuart Smith Smith Hand Forged Knives - Randburg, South Africa

The Black Dragon mk1 postbox forge is an efficient and portable pleasure to work with. Ideally suited for bladesmithing, it is simple and easy to operate, not to mention very durable. I should know, I've been using mine for 11+ years.

Frederick Loretz Bladesmith - Johannesburg, Gauteng

The mk1 postbox forge from Black Dragon is easy to set up and highly efficient, bringing steel to forging temperature in no time. Great setup for my forging needs.

MKII Damascus Forge: Unleash Your Creativity

Stuart Smith Smith Hand Forged Knives - Randburg, South Africa

The Black Dragon Mk2 damascus forge is perfect for my high-temperature damascus needs. With its dual venturi burners that can be individually controlled, I'm set for damascus or conventional forging.

Lord Neil Scanes Bladesmith - Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

The Black Dragon postbox forge is a freaking Beaut! Ideal for anyone starting out. Cheap, clean to run, and exceptionally durable. Even I can’t mess it up! It really is the way to go and worth more than double every cent it cost.

Dependability Through the Years

Tim Brown Bladesmith - Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa

I have a postbox mk1 which I have been running for 4 years. It has the best refractory on the market, especially when using borax. Best forge on the market.

Ernst Du Plessis Bladesmith - Barberton, Mpumalanga

I Purchased the Black Dragon mk1 postbox forge in 2018. Easy to use, reliable, and fun in making knives. Thank you for this great product.

Professional Grade Forging

Eric Els Bladesmith - Pretoria, South Africa

I started making Knives 5 years ago ... I bought a Black Dragon PRO Damascus Forge from Neels Van Den Berg. This Forge is a pleasure to use with a large capacity for longer blades. 5 years down the road and still burning like HELLFIRE!!!

Trustworthy and Efficient

Vincent French French Handcrafted Knives & Knife Making Academy

The Black Dragon Mk 1 Postbox Forge is quality, efficient & effective and just awesome to work with. It is safe and durable. I have been using mine for a few years now for forging knives as well as training students without any issues. Definitely a must in any forger's workshop.

Built to Last

Alan Kirkaldy Bladesmith - Grahamstown, Eastern Cape

Been using the Mark 1 for about 5 years. Still works like new. Often runs the whole day with 3 people forging. Great after-sales service. Best I have experienced.

Reliable and Durable

Hugh Brown Bladesmith - Johannesburg, Gauteng

My postbox forge is my baby. Compact enough to forge out of my Bakkie and extremely fuel-efficient. Takes one hell of a beating in my load bed and holding up very well.

Forge of Friendship

Willem Pretorius Bladesmith - Hopetown, South Africa

Black Dragon forges are well made and better priced. I use my MKII Damascus Forge daily, what a pleasure. Purchasing a forge comes with a friendship attached.

Quality Meets Affordability

Victor Peter Dalziel Bladesmith - Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa

The Black Dragon MK1 forge is an easy-to-set-up and even easier to use forge. Reaching the high temperatures needed for bladesmithing, blacksmithing, or any kind of forging. I would highly recommend it to anyone, from beginners right through to the pros.

A Forge That Stands the Test of Time

Elmar Venter Bladesmith - Brits, North West, South Africa

The Black Dragon mk1 postbox forge was the very first piece of knifemaking equipment I bought when I started out. It was easy to set up and has been the heart of my shop ever since. Still going strong after about seven years.

The Ideal Smith's Companion

Glen Meyer Bladesmith - Westville, KZN, South Africa

As a newcomer to smithing, it was important to get a forge that was easy to use, set up, quick heat up time, and could handle a variety of metal shapes, from heat treating to forging work. The Firefly Forge ticked all the boxes. This forge is ideal for smiths wanting to invest in a great product.

These testimonials echo a resounding vote of confidence in Black Dragon Forge's commitment to quality, durability, and client satisfaction. If you're a knifemaker or bladesmith, Black Dragon Forge is more than just a supplier; it's a trusted partner in your journey to crafting exceptional blades.