Welcome to Fire Goby Forge - Your Gateway to Quality Forged Products

Contact us today to begin your path to the home of quality forged products!

Jean Wilke Custom Knives

Jean Wilke Custom knives are high end, one-of-a-kind pieces, made by Jean Wilke, priding himself on sole authorship of every piece and part.


With Jean’s endless drive for increasing quality and detail you will never make amistake by owning one of these fine pieces.

Jean Wilke Custom Knives cannot be ordered or commissioned. Jean allows the artist in him to guide him to make the best creation possible.

These are put up for sale on this site shop or on bladegallery.com

To see and learn more about Jean Wilke and his amazing knives, follow the links below.

Fire Goby Forge shop (if available)


Gallery of previous knives made
Knifemaker’s Guild of Southern Africa

Cape Knifemakers Guild


Jean Wilke Courses

Jean Wike presents a range of knife-making and related courses.
These include but is not limited to:
- 2-day Forged Knife making course
- 2-day Leather Sheath-making course

- 2-day Cleaver-making course
- 5-day Hidden tang invitational (by
personal invitation only)

See under Services for more information on these courses or book your course on our store.

Services - Fire Goby Forge
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Fire Goby Forge Range of
Affordable Knives

In contrast to Jean Wilke Custom Knives, Fire Goby Forge knives are more affordable semi-commercial knives.

The goal: “No fancy, just great hardworking knives! ” Our “Skeliiiton” ranges leads the way.
They are simple, yet well-made knives, using GREAT knife steel and Jean Wilke as quality control officer.

You can place an order or visit our shop to buy your knife.



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Fire Goby Affordable Range of Knives

About Us Video

About us

Discover Excellence in knivemaking with Jean Wilke and Fire Goby Forge.


Welcome to Fire Goby Forge, a bladesmith platform business and your gateway to comprehensive and expert knivemaking services. Led by the experienced and qualified Jean Wilke, a member of the KGSA and Cape Guild, our firm takes pride in offering a diverse range of services tailored to meet your specific needs.



You will find the latest information about our services on this page. Our company is constantly evolving and growing. We provide wide range of services. Our mission is to provide best solutions that helps everyone...