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How nice to be invited into a home where this craft is just an accepted way. No indemnities and fancy things, just plain down to earth normal craftsmanship, which makes you feel like you can actually be creative and make something you can keep. Thanks...More
I called into the Barrytown Knifemaking forge after seeing their sign on the highway. This very moment changed my whole NZ trip for the better! I signed up for the next class which was in a couple days. Steve & Robyn were wonderful hosts and...More
Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bianca C
robyn m, Owner at Barrytown Knifemaking, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018
THANK YOU Bianca!!!
So nice to have you along, we really enjoyed your company!!!
All the best with your singing and other plans,
My mate and I were bought tickets by our wives as a Christmas present and I have to say it exceeded my expectations! To take a raw bar of steel and, through a fun and informative day, turn it into a knife I’m super proud...More
Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nic G
robyn m, Owner at Barrytown Knifemaking, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018
Thank You Nic,
was so nice to have you guys along in the mix!!
A group of 9 of us went to make a knife at Barrytown Knife making. We all agreed p that Steven & Robyn are the consumate hosts and Stevens sense of humour left us all feeling like we'd been to a comedy club as well....More
Date of experience: April 2018
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robyn m, Owner at Barrytown Knifemaking, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018
THANK YOU Dj,
So glad to see you all, and so pleased you enjoyed your day!
We loved your humour & company, .....!!
R & S :)
This was not an activity I thought I would enjoy - boy was I wrong! We had a great day making our knives from forging and hammering a lump of steel to fitting the brass and wooden handle. Steven and Robyn were helpful and patient
Date of experience: April 2018
robyn m, Owner at Barrytown Knifemaking, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018
Yay, glad you enjoyed your knife making experience!!
My partner and I have been keen to do this the past 2 visits to New Zealand but hadn't been able to fit it in- this time we made sure to schedule it.
Steve and Robyn were brilliant and knowledgeable; as well as passionate and...More
Date of experience: March 2018
robyn m, Owner at Barrytown Knifemaking, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018
thank you Jess!! So glad you enjoyed your day, AND made sure to schedule us in!!
Real pleased you enjoyed the dog show!:))
My 13 year old son had wanted to do this for years and was not disappointed. I just had to turn up at the end for drinks and nibbles and collect his amazing knife... he really loved it and would definitely recommend it :)
My husband and son had "the best day of the holiday" here! Knives are pieces of art and proudly being shown to everyone
Loved their time with Steven and Robin and we also booked their accommodation for one night which was great! Lovely home, very...More