What Our Clients Have To Say

MKI POSTBOX FORGE

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.

Stuart Smith
Stuart Smith Smith Hand Forged Knives - Randburg, South Africa

MKII DAMASCUS FORGE

The Black Dragon Mk2 damacus 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.

Stuart Smith
Stuart Smith Smith Hand Forged Knives - Randburg, South Africa

MKI POSTBOX FORGE

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 fuck it up! It really is the way to go and worth more than double every sent it cost.

Neil Scanes
Lord Neil Scanes Bladesmith - Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

MKI POSTBOX FORGE

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.

Tim Brown
Tim Brown Bladesmith - Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa

MKI POSTBOX FORGE

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

Ernst Du Plessis
Ernst Du Plessis Bladesmith - Barberton, Mpumalanga

PRO DAMASCUS FORGE

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!!!

Eric Els
Eric Els Bladesmith - Pretoria, South Africa

MKI POSTBOX FORGE

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 forgers workshop.

Vincent French
Vincent French French Handcrafted Knives & Knife Making Academy

MKI POSTBOX FORGE

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.

Alan Kirkaldy
Alan Kirkaldy Bladesmith - Grahamstown, Eastern Cape

MKII DAMASCUS FORGE

I got a twin burner MKII Damascus Forge have not really ran it to what it really is capable of but have done some heat treatment and will never fail me!

Martin Schutte
Martin Schutte Bladesmith - Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa.

MKI POSTBOX FORGE

Had my postbox single burner for just over a year now. AMAZING build quality. It allows me to focus heat where I need it. Ideal and efficient for a beginner.

Ed Harker
Ed Harker Bladesmith - South Africa.

MKI POSTBOX FORGE

I have been using a Black Dragon MK1 forge for several years. It is efficient, durable and very portable. It is easy to operate and maintain, making it ideally suited to the bladesmith who wants high quality in a affordable package. "Buy right, buy once".

Vaughan Ball
Vaughan Ball Bladesmith - Hartebeespoort, Gauteng, South Africa.

MKI POSTBOX FORGE

I'm still a new smith, but 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 loadbed and holding up very well.

Hugh Brown
Hugh Brown Bladesmith - Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.

MKII DAMASCUS FORGE

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.

Willem Pretorius
Willem Pretorius Bladesmith - Hopetown, South Africa.

MKI POSTBOX FORGE

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

Ernst Du Plessis
Ernst Du Plessis Bladesmith - Barberton, Mpumalanga

MKI POSTBOX FORGE

Yip, recommended to anyone starting out a forging workshop. Only issue I had with mine is my gas cylinder was too small to maintain pressure in cold weather. Mine stands outside 24/7 365 days a year so gave it a facelift with a new coat of high temp BBQ paint.

Victor Peter Dalziel
Victor Peter Dalziel Bladesmith - Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa.

MKI POSTBOX FORGE

The black dragon MK1 forge is an easy to setup and even more so easy 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.

Dan Croukamp
Dan Croukamp Bladesmith - Walkervile, Gauteng, South Africa

MKI POSTBOX FORGE

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.

Elmar Venter
Elmar Venter Bladesmith - Brits, North West, South AFrica

MKI POSTBOX FORGE

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 forgers workshop.

Vincent French
Vincent French French Handcrafted Knives & Knife Making Academy

FIREFLY FORGE

As a newcomer to smithing it was important to get a forge that was easy to use, setup, 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.

Glen Meyer
Glen Meyer Bladesmith - Westville, KZN, South Africa.