Caylor Forge offers onsite expert knife sharpening service at our retail store in New Braunfels and at our home forge in San Antonio. We also offer the opportunity to engage in amazing experiences you will cherish for a lifetime.
Knife Sharpening Service
Knife sharpening is offered every day the retail shop is open. Walk ins are welcome.
You also have the option of bringing your blades by the home forge to be sharpened at the earliest availability.
Cost: $5.00 per inch
One Day Knife Making Class
Our one day knife making class is customized to fit your needs. Larger groups will have the opportunity to make a Rail Road spike knife. Smaller groups will have greater range to be creative with customized knives from a billet of steel. Either way you will have bragging rights you made it yourself.
Starting cost: $225 per person
Two Day Knife Making Class
The two day class opens a lot of opportunity to try something new and get creative. This class is for the student who wants a highly polished, customized blade or more time to learn one on one from expert blade smiths. This is for the small group looking for a meaningful, team building experience.
Starting cost: $450 per person
Make Your Own Souvenir
You can make your own souvenir "Hammered in Gruene" style. We offer multiple price points starting at $25 where you get 20 minutes one on one with an expert Blacksmith to make a mild steel or copper piece of art. You can choose from a bottle opener, bracelet, horseshoe knife, mini railroad spike knife, or full-size railroad spike knife.
Participants welcome, age 4 to 104. Our smiths are capable of working with people of all ages and physical abilities. They specialize in working with disabled Veterans.
Small Group/ Troop Experience
Your small group will have an educational and engaging experience. With this experience you learn about the history of Blacksmithing and the beginnings of Historic Gruene, Texas! Each participant gets 15 minutes one on one with a Blacksmith to craft a camping utensil. You can also add the experience of dyeing and customizing a leather sheath for your utensil.
Starting cost: $25 per participant
Add ons costs: Average $10 per participant
Discount pricing available in January and February. Call us for more details and scheduling your group.
Throughout the year we offer special opportunities to make gifts from the heart. Our talented staff make jewelry, leather bags, hooks, and other housewares. Occasionally offer these experiences to individuals and groups.
Mother's Day- Make Mom a bracelet you design and craft yourself.
Father's Day- Make Dad a personalized knife stamped with up to two initials.
See our Facebook Page @caylor forge for more information about special projects.