Four custom knife makers compete to make the best usable knife through a series of challenges.
Wil Willis / J. Neilson / David Baker / Doug Marcaida
On this special "On the Road" edition of Forged in Fire, we head to Kalamazoo, Michigan to Combat Ready Art where three of their top smiths will be tested like never before. After two brutal challenges only one will go on to represent Combat Ready Art bac
Forged in Fire is On The Road crisscrossing America looking for the best blade smiths in the country. Today we head to the heart of North Carolina's Appalachian Mountains to the world-renowned Clay Spencer Blacksmith shop, where three of the forge's best
Four smiths get rolling when they are tasked with making canister Damascus from tubes. After a couple of intense rounds in the forge, two competitors head back to their home forges to recreate a deadly and unique Indian weapon: the vajra-mushti. Which smi
On this special episode, Forged in Fire salutes our nation's veterans. Four bladesmiths with ties to the military are tasked with re-creating four unique blades co-designed by distinguished vets, all using different techniques, during a grueling three hou
Four smiths are tasked with creating signature blades from 1095 steel. As time ticks by, new parameters will be added, keeping the smiths on their toes. Ultimately, two smiths make it back to their home forges to recreate one of the longest swords in the
Four smiths must navigate stormy seas by making Hada blades from the material harvested from a ship's wheel. After confronting an ocean of problems in the first two rounds, just two smiths sail through testing to make it to the final challenge where the
In honor of Veteran's Day, four bladesmiths pay tribute in a special military themed competition, forging their blades from the biggest salvage yet--a panzer tank. The competitors find themselves in a war of welds and warps, combating the clock in an effo
Four smiths get thrown into the mix when they must Frankenstein a blade from one knife and combine it with a different weapon's handle. The pressure is on as these hybrid knives will have to perform and survive the brutal tests ahead. After an intense two
In a Forged in Fire first, four bladesmiths are tasked with forging a parameter specific blade shape in just two hours. To add more fuel to the fire, the smiths are unaware of the weapon they're making and how it will be tested. After a couple of brutal r
Four bladesmiths are sent on an Odyssey worthy of the Greek Gods: forge a blade from Greek armor and artifacts using the Go-Mai, or the five-layer technique. The smiths wrestle with steels of varying hardness to try to create a blade that would make the w
Four smiths must think outside the box when tasked with using the dreaded canister method to forge a signature blade. Welding failures and abandoned canisters leave some of the competitors scrambling. After a colorful round of testing two smiths return to
Four bladesmiths must forge a fully functional serrated knife using steel from hand scissors, or risk getting cut from the competition. Serrations prove to be more than just a bump in the road for the two smiths who don't make the cut. The remaining two c
In a grueling Forged In Fire first, four bladesmiths must forge not just one, but three knives from railroad spikes in only three hours. Time management is essential for hammering out three functional knives that can withstand a brutal round of testing. A
Five novice smiths must earn their way into the competition because one smith will be sent home before the forge lights up; the two left standing must re-create a 16th-century weapon known as the War Golok.
Four brave smiths are thrown for a loop when they must forge together rusty chain mail and high quality steel to produce Knights Templar Crusader Daggers in Round 1.
Four previous competitors return to the forge for a second chance, only to find that the road to redemption is far from easy.
The competitors must demonstrate edged-weapon mastery when they are tasked with turning salvaged junkyard steel into a weapon. Pressured by the ticking clock, each smith turns in a finished blade in their signature style.
Four blade smiths must salvage steel from a junkyard to create a signature blade using a hand-cranked coal forge.
Four blade smiths face one of the most grueling challenges in Forged in Fire history when the electricity and power tools are taken away from them and they must forge a blade with just fire and their bare hands.