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Barrytown Knifemaking

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Address: 2662 Coast Road, Barrytown 7873, New Zealand
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It was an awesome experience! The 2 hosts (Robyn and Steven) are so niec and made the day to one of the funniest ones! The opportunity to make ur own knife is unique and I would... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 February 2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

It was an awesome experience! The 2 hosts (Robyn and Steven) are so niec and made the day to one of the funniest ones! The opportunity to make ur own knife is unique and I would definitely recommend it to spend a day at that lovely house. Much love to the 2 hosts!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

This was an absolutely brilliant day. Steven and Robyn immediately make you feel welcome in your home and, despite there being a group of 10 of us all making knives at different stages, always make you feel like you have their individual attention. Steven puts a lot of work into each knife without ever making it feel like it's not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Me and two friends went on a Saturday. Had a great day experiencing how knifes are made hands on and Stephen and his wife Robyn are lovely people with a wealth of knowledge from a really skilled craftsmanship. Stephen helps forge, shape and whittle the knife making sure that you produce a quality knife you can keep for ever. Well... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

About 20 minutes south of Greymouth you will find Barrytown on the scenic coastal road. look out for the sign a cut out of a knife then up the long drive to meet Steven and Robyn. They are great fun and you will learn the skills to make a knife from scratch. Steven is a typical west coaster a bit... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

A must do if you are in the area. Steven and Robyn are great fun and you will make a great knife from scratch. It was worth the money just to listen to Steven talk, one of the best days I've ever spent on holiday.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Amazing day at the knifemaking at Barrytown. Robyn & Steven are great hosts, a must to do when holidaying on the coast.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

I stumbled across this day out, it's a must do. Steven and Robyn are a great couple. Not only will you leave with a brilliantly crafted knife, you'll be entertained all day long, with Steven's hilarious personality and many other activities (axe throwing, ninja star throwing to name but a few!!)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Visiting the South Island New Zealand was one of the best experiences of my life, One adventure after another, making if difficult to pick a highlight. However, if I had to it would be the day I spent with Steven and Robyn knife making. A day full of fun with the bonus that at its end you take away a... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Steven and Roybn are a absolute amazing couple. I have met funny people in the past but Steven would take the cake! They work incredibly hard and well together. My partner and myself loved it. Many activities to do. All included in the price. Arrived as guests, left as friends. 10/10.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

In brief, you will make a carbon steel blade from scratch. Steve & Robyn are a great duo, and a fine example of famous West Coast hospitality. My recommendation, is spend some time on Google, go with a vague plan. But keep it simple. It does take a whole day, there are no short cuts, but you won't regret it.

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