Our Awards

Our Awards

How the knife makers faternity and public of South Africa recognise our knifemakers.


2013 Knife-makers Guild of Southern Africa

Best Bird & Trout Knife
2013 Knife Makers Guild Show (Thinus Herbst)
Best Sword
2013 Knife Makers Guild Show (Thinus Herbst)
Chairman's Award - Advancement of Knife-making in South Africa
2013 Knife Makers Guild Show (Gawie Herbst)
Chairman's Award - Advancement of Knife-making in South Africa
2013 Knife Makers Guild Show (Thinus Herbst)


Best Historical Knife
2011 Knife Makers Guild Show (Thinus Herbst)
Chairman's Award - Advancement of Knife-making in South Africa
2011 Knife Makers Guild Show (Gawie Herbst)
Chairman's Award - Advancement of Knife-making in South Africa
2011 Knife Makers Guild Show (Thinus Herbst)

2011

2010

Best Sword
2010 Knife Makers Guild Show (Thinus Herbst)


Best Sword
2009 Knife Makers Guild Show (Thinus Herbst)
Best Dagger
2009 Knife Makers Guild Show (Gawie Herbst)
Best Table Display
2009 Knife Makers Guild Show (Thinus Herbst)

2009 KGSA

2008

Best Sword
2008 Knife Makers Guild Show (Thinus Herbst)


SAWA Bronze award for outstanding website
2007 October SA Web Awards (Gawie Herbst jr.)

2007 SAWA

2006

Best Fixed Blade Knife on Show
2006 November Knife Show (Thinus Herbst)


Best Bird & Trout Knife
2005 Knife Makers Guild Show (Thinus Herbst)

2005

2004 Durban Easter Knife Show

Best Art Folder
2004 Durban Easter Knife Show (Gawie Herbst)
Best Bird & Trout Knife
2004 Durban Easter Knife Show (Gawie Herbst)
Best Working Folder
2004 Durban Easter Knife Show (Gawie Herbst)
Best Boot Knife or Dagger
2004 Durban Easter Knife Show (Thinus Herbst)
Best Set
2004 Durban Easter Knife Show (Thinus Herbst)


Best Set
2003 Durban Easter Knife Show (Thinus Herbst)
Best Fighting Knife or Dagger
2003 Durban Easter Knife Show (Thinus Herbst)
Best Bird & Trout Knife
2003 Durban Easter Knife Show (Thinus Herbst)
Best Hunting Knife
2003 Knife Makers Guild Show (Thinus Herbst)

2003

2002

Best Folder Under R500
2002 Durban Easter Knife Show (Gawie Herbst)
Best Bird & Trout Knife
2002 Durban Easter Knife Show (Thinus Herbst)
Best Boot Knife
2002 Durban Easter Knife Show (Thinus Herbst)
Best Hunter
2002 Durban Easter Knife Show (Thinus Herbst)
Best New Knife Maker
2002 Knife Makers Guild Show (Thinus Herbst)
Best Bird & Trout Knife, Runner Up
2002 Knife Makers Guild Show (Thinus Herbst)
Point of Interest, Runner Up
2002 Knife Makers Guild Show (Thinus Herbst)


Best Boot Knife
2001 Durban Easter Knife Show (Gawie Herbst)
Best Tactical Folder
2001 Durban Easter Knife Show (Gawie Herbst)
Best Folder Under R500
2001 Durban Easter Knife Show (Gawie Herbst)
Best Hunter
2001 Durban Easter Knife Show (Thinus Herbst)
Best Fighter
2001 Durban Easter Knife Show (Thinus Herbst)
Best New Knife Maker
2001 Knife Makers Guild Show (Gawie Herbst)
Best Hunter, 2nd Runner Up
2001 Knife Makers Guild Show (Gawie Herbst)

2001 KGSA

2000 Durban Easter Knife Show

Best Bird & Trout Knife
2000 Durban Easter Knife Show (Gawie Herbst)
Best Boot Knife
2000 Durban Easter Knife Show (Thinus Herbst)


Best Fighter
1999 Durban Easter Knife Show (Gawie Herbst)

1999