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Bladesmithing experience day

Steve, you opened up a new world for us with your one day bladesmith course. A truly fascinating, absorbing and entertaining day!
We love the knives we produced with your help and guidance and really want to come back and do it all over again.
Darren’s been costing out what he needs to get the basics..just needs a proper shed for it!

Thanks again, it won’t be the last you see of us!

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Response from White Tiger Knives:

Hi Heather

Thank you for the great review, I can see the both of you spending a great deal of time making knives. Like I said once it bites you you're a lost cause. It does become quite an all consuming passion, they really are functional pieces of art. If you need any info in sourcing kit you know where I am.

Kind regards

Steve

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Hi Arvid

Thank you for your kind words, it's very gratifying to hear how much you enjoyed your two day course with me. Your skill and ability were evident right from the beginning and I could see how comfortable you were working in the shop. This showed it self in that lovely faceted holly handle you made for your knife. Get that anvil and forge up and running as we discussed and you'll be well on your way to making your own knives. I'll have to come over to Antwerp to your shop for a two day course with you then.

Kind regards

Steve

Bladesmithing experience day

Completely outside of my comfort zone, not something I've ever done before. Steve made us feel right at home, explained absolutely everything in such a way that we understood exactly what was going on, guiding us through the process and giving expert advice throughout. He's a professional through and through, and you can tell from the second you walk in that this is his passion. Would recommend wholeheartedly.

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Hi Charles

Thank you for your kind words, I'm glad that you and Katie enjoyed your bladesmithing day so much. It was a pleasure to have you both working in the shop. The days are always long and full on and I was impressed with your determination and dedication working through the blisters and all to create two beautiful knives, well done.

Kind regards

Steve

Bladesmithing experience day

Steve ran a very professional and enjoyable day and my friend and I both learned a lot for a first introduction to knife making. We will return next year for the two day course to develop these skills further.

Steve is very accomplished but still keeps a sense of fun and camaraderie which made for a great environment to start learning this interesting craft. Highly recommended.

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Hi John

I'm really gald that you and Bruce enjoyed your one day class with me that much that you would like to come back on the two day course next year. Once I have these dates available I'll get back in touch, thank you both once again.

Kind regards

Steve

Bladesmithing experience day

Had a brilliant day with steve, his knowledge and passion for his work can’t be beaten. He made us feel welcome as soon as we arrived and was an excellent teacher...and provided an enjoyable day all round, we couldn’t have asked for a better experience and will definitely be returning in the future! The blades we made will take pride of place in our homes for sure. Thanks again.

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Hi Luke

It was great to meet you today and a pleasure to catch up with Ray again. It's great to know that you both enjoyed your bladesmithing day so much and are so pleased with the man blades that you created, thank you once again.

ATB

Steve

Bladesmithing experience day

What a great day today was!
This bladesmithing day was bought for me as a birthday present, and it was by far the best one I’ve ever had. It was interesting, entertaining and wholeheartedly fulfilling. I can’t recommend it enough.
Steve is a talented smith and a great teacher, who not only helped me make (and take home) an incredible knife to be proud of. But has also inspired me to do more smithing in the future.

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Response from White Tiger Knives:

Hi Alex

I'm really glad that you enjoyed your bladesmithing day so much. It really was a pleasure to have you work in the shop and see the knife that you created. You'd be more than welcome to come back again to heat and beat some steel.

ATB

Steve

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Hi Stuart

I'm really pleased that you enjoyed your day so much. It was full on, but we tried some different techniques and a couple of design tweaks that really put your mark on the blade that you created. I'm glad that you're as happy with your finished man blade as I was. I'm sure when you present this to your son that he'll be honoured to call this custom blade his own. I look forward to our next excursion in the workshop.

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Steve

Bladesmithing experience day

Really enjoyed my day with Steve and learnt a lot with a brilliant teacher. He made it fun even when it required some hard work. To say I'm pleased with the knife we made would be an understatement, I'm chuffed with the result! Many thanks Steve for a great day at the forge.
James

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Response from White Tiger Knives:

Hi James

It was a pleasure, I'm chuffed that you enjoyed yourself so much and I know that your man blade will serve you well.

Kind regards

Steve

Forged chef's knife course

Myself and a friend completed this course just over a month ago and it was truly excellent! Steve is a great bloke and an extremely knowledgable teacher. The knives we made were of top quality and are (still!) incredibly sharp!

I would highly recommend this course to anyone with even the slightest interest in forging or chef's knives!

Thanks for the course,
Ben and James :)

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Response from White Tiger Knives:

Ben, James

It was a total pleasure to have you both on the two day course. The knives you created were beautiful and you both should be very proud of how they turned out.

Kind regards

Steve

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Hi Shir

I am really pleased that you had such a great day making your knife with me. Choosing to do a bladesmithing day with me while you were on your holiday from Israel was an honour for me and it was a pleasure to meet your parents as well. I hope you have your blade in that vice you told me about and proudly on disay in your room. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday.

Kind regards

Steve

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Hi Tom

Thank you for your kind words and I'm totally chuffed that you like your man blade that much. You worked damn hard to complete that little beauty in one day and I think nine and a half hours from start to finish for a hidden tang blade of your own design was really good going. Keep her sharp and I look forward to seeing what you make with her.

Kind regards

Steve

Bladesmithing experience day

Absolutely brilliant day!
This was my first experience of Bladesmithing but definitely won't be my last (due to the experience I had).
Totally recommended!

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Response from White Tiger Knives:

Hi Matthew
I'm really pleased you enjoyed your day with me so much and it would be a pleasure to see you bladesmithing again in the near future.

Kind regards

Steve

Bladesmithing experience day

Steve was an excellent teacher, explained why we were doing what we were doing, and answered all questions that we had. This was not my first bladesmithing experience day, however, Steve gave us an experience far superior to those previous.

We very much enjoyed our day with Steve and will booking with him again.

I cannot recommend him enough.

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Response from White Tiger Knives:

Hi Scott

Thank you for your review I'm really glad that you and Lucy enjoyed your day so much. I look forward to seeing you both again at some point in the near future.

Kind regards

Steve

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Hi Daniel

It was a hot full on day, but you were more than up for the challenges that the day threw at us. Sometimes with knife making it really seems that the knife doesn't want to play ball, but as you said with a little perserverance you created a beautiful and functional knife. I'm really glad that you enjoyed your day so much and are so pleased with the knife you created.

ATB

Steve

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Justin you and Dan worked your socks off, in lets be honest pretty warm conditions on your blade smithing day. You both created beautiful knives and I am really pleased that you enjoyed your day so much, thank you.

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Steve

Bladesmithing experience day

My son and I spent the day with Steve and throughly enjoyed every minute. Steve is a great teacher who loves his craft and that comes through in everything he does. We made two beautiful knives and learnt a lot doing so. I throughly recommend his courses to anyone interested in knife making. Thanks so much Steve!!

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Response from White Tiger Knives:

Thank you for your kind words Stuart it was a pleasure to have you and Wil in the shop for a day. Great students, great man blades and a great day.

ATB
Steve

Forged chef's knife course

Cannot rate this course highly enough.
Two professional chefs, spent two fantastic days with Steve, making two beautiful knives.
Steve's endless passion, skill and patience made the time so enjoyable and the knives we made are truly unique.
If you are considering this course, don't hesitate, you won't regret it.
Many thanks Steve and the chances are high that I will see you again soon for another knife adventure!

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Response from White Tiger Knives:

Hi Pip

Thank you very much for choosing to come on my two day chefs knife course. Yourself and Dale worked really hard, especially on the last day as we worked right through lunch so we could complete both of your knives. It's not a surprise really as you are both used to working in high pressure environments, given your backgrounds as professional executive chefs. I know your knives will give you a life time of service and it was a pleasure to help you both create them.

Bladesmithing experience day

I couldn't rate my day's blacksmithing with Steve highly enough. The day was incredibly satisfying, and I felt like I really got some 1:1 tuition. The knife I made is awesome and it has really left me keen for more forging. Thanks again to Steve, I would recommend the day to any budding blacksmith/someone who just wants to spend a day getting their hands dirty.

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Response from White Tiger Knives:

Hi Chris

I'm really pleased that you enjoyed your day so much, your knife turned out beautifully, especially the colours you chose for the handle. Have a safe trip abroad and maybe we'll catch up in the not to distant future.

Bladesmithing experience day

I've just done a two day chef knife making course with Steve, and from start to finish the experience was great, l cannot recommend enough!
Steve was beyond helpful and passionate about making sure you get the best blade possible. It is wickedly sharp and a thing of beauty. I would like to thank him for making it a brilliant experience. I definitely have been bitten by the bug and will be booking another course with him in the future.

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Response from White Tiger Knives:

Hi Ben
You're more than welcome, you were a pleasure to work with and the skill set you already possess made helping you create your chefs knife so much easier. You're the kind of guy that is show and let go and I know the knife you made with me will still be around for you to show your grandchildren.

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Response from White Tiger Knives:

Hi Mike
I'm really glad that Fred enjoyed his bladesmithing day and I hope you gained as much knowledge as he did by staying the whole day with him. He worked really hard for such a young fella and I hope the blade he made gives you many years service.

ATB

Steve