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Make a Knife

Fantastic, fun and fascinating. Do not miss. RV park next door, close to Greymouth. And you get a... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2021
Simon S
via mobile
Amazing day with a quality end product and great laughs

Visited with mates for a stag do. We had a lot of laughs with Steven who played to a willing... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2021
EdT1122
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Reviewed 1 September 2020 via mobile

An absolutely amazing day out. Loved every minute!
Steve and Robyn were amazing hosts and the sense of making you own uniquely crafty souvenir is a fantastic experience.
Would thoroughly recommend and would give more stars of excellence if I could.

Date of experience: July 2020
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Reviewed 29 June 2020

Super entertaining day and you even get to make a knife as well! Steven and Robyn are great hosts and the whole experience of making a knife was the best time.

Date of experience: June 2020
Thank eat-travel-win
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Reviewed 21 February 2020 via mobile

We would give more stars if that would be possible!

Definitely one of the highlights of our NZ trip.

We loved every minute of it!
Robyn and Steve were very nice and oh how we loved Steve's wicked sense of humour :-)
Their knowledge and helpfulness ensure everyone goes home with a beautiful souvenir.
The setting on a hill overlooking the bay is stunning too.
Oh, and don't forget to try your hand at axe throwing too ;-p

Date of experience: February 2020
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Reviewed 6 February 2020

Best day ever, we had a ball, amazing funny people, do this experience before it disapears or you will regret it!

Date of experience: January 2020
1  Thank Sue B
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robyn m, Manager at Barrytown Knifemaking, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2020

thank you Sue!!!

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Reviewed 20 January 2020

It’s a fun day. Steven and Robyn have this activity down to a fine art. The task of forging a blade, shaping it, fitting a handle and polishing the steel takes place over a day. You are busy and do everything yourself, but Steven tidies up the worst of any errors you make. While he does, you have time for the tasty lunch and the famous big swing.

One limitation is that there is limited option for creativity, other than final blade profile. That’s not a criticism - there wouldn’t be time for everyone to make something really different. They all have to be nearly identical with the time available.

Date of experience: January 2020
Thank Cpilot
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robyn m, Manager at Barrytown Knifemaking, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2020

thank you!

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