In addition to offering a wide range of products to enable our customers to get out and do good, we also offer a breadth of experiences: adventures, trips, or of course workshops. Be it Axe Restoration, Field Medicine, or Foraged Cocktail Making, our 36 White Street is home base to all our workshops and learning experiences.

Knife and Blade Restoration Workshop

Thursday, November 5th, 2015 - The Best Made Shop, 7-9pm

Learn how to polish up your blades and bolsters, hone your sharpening techniques, and get that knife of yours in tip top shape. We'll also cover repairing blade damage, de-rusting, and general cleaning. Bring in any of your knives for this hands-on workshop.

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Axe Restoration Workshop

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 - The Best Made Shop, 7-9pm

For years we've heard stories from folks about "my father's old axe", or "my grandfather's axe", and we feel strongly that those tools should be kept in the family! This workshop is the perfect time to take that family heirloom and give it the attention, care, and restoration it deserves.

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Advanced Axe Sharpening Workshop

Thursday, October 15th, 2015 - The Best Made Shop, 7-9pm

Building on the skills from our Axe Restoration Workshops, Advanced Axe Sharpening will focus solely on the important and meditative craft of sharpening axes by hand. Resident axe expert Nick Zdon will talk about the relationship between sharpening and polishing, common axe grinds, and the tools needed to make your axes razor sharp (if not sharper).

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Cast Iron Cookware Restoration Workshop

Thursday, October 29th, 2015 - The Best Made Shop, 7-9pm

Learn the basics of cast iron, how to remove old seasoning and rust through various methods including electrolysis, and how to re-season your own cast iron cookware. We'll share a few tips for using and maintaining your cast iron cookware and debunk a few cast iron myths along the way! Bring your own cast iron in for consultation.

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Private Workshops

Private Workshops


In addition to our public workshops we’re happy to host many of our workshops specifically for private parties. Whether it’s a full day hands-on birthday axe restoration, or a private evening of knife sharpening with your co-workers, our workshops are intimate, personal, and informative.


  • Subject to scheduling and instructor availability
  • Minimum number of participants is 4 - 8 depending on the workshop
  • 72 hour cancellation/refund policy
  • Workshops are held at our 36 White St. retail shop
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We are located in New York City, in the heart of Tribeca, just a stone’s throw from Soho, Nolita, Little Italy, Chinatown, Wall Street, and most of the major subway lines (1, 2, 3, 6, A, C, E, N, R, Q, J lines).

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