Gameco Artisan Supplies
Gameco Artisan Supplies is New Zealand’s premier supplier of knife making equipment, supplies and tools. Based in Masterton in the heart of the Wairarapa, our warehouse is well-stocked to service all your custom making needs. In the unfortunate event that something isn’t available, we will do our best to source it for you from our home base in Sydney, Australia.
Looking for a leading belt grinder, linisher or sander in NZ? Look no further. Our range of 48” and 72” Belt Grinders from 84 Engineering are purpose-built in Australia for the high demands of knife making, metal fabrication, welding, metalworking and automotive restoration. Powerful, versatile and constructed using only the finest quality materials, motors and VFDs. With variable speed options and multiple accessories, our grinders have fast become an essential piece of equipment for many custom makers. You will be up and running in no time!
Knife and Tool Steel
Our wide range of knife, blade and tool steels are sourced from top specialty steel manufacturers in locations such as Germany and USA. Premium grade and available in New Zealand at accessible price points, you are sure to find the steel bars and sheets you need for your next knife or tool making project. We also stock some excellent powdered steel.
Our assortment of carbon steels includes 1075, 1084, 1095, 15N20, 52100, 80CRV2, 26C3 and spring steel 5160 and SUP9.
Our tool steel range includes O1, D2, W2 and A2.
We also have you covered when it comes to stainless steels. Our great selection of martensitic stainless steels includes Nitro-V, Sandvik 12C27, Sandvik 14C28N, Böhler M390, Böhler N690, AEB-L, CPM 20CV, CPM 154, CPM S110V, CPM S35VN, 416 and 440C.
We stock a full range of handle materials including G10, Micarta, and specialty materials including 416 Stainless steel and Brass for fittings.
We sell a comprehensive range of abrasive belts for your belt grinder. We stock the biggest and best range for knifemaking and fabrication. Brands like Hermes, Klingspor, 3M, Norton. From rough grinding to finishing and polishing our range is comprehensive.
For applications like hardened steel, Wood, non ferrous and mild steel, stainless steel, plastics, aluminum, titanium and composite materials.
We sell the very best hand sanding sheets. Our wet and Dry sandpaper from Rynowet and Sia are the very best materials that save you time and money.
Our range of knifemaking and blacksmithing tools and materials is comprehensive. Whether you are looking for knifemaking Vices, File Guides, Clamps, Forge kits, Kilns and Heat treating furnaces, hardness testers and grinders, sharpeners and a comprehensive range of accessories.
Are you into bladesmithing, blacksmithing and the art of forged Damascus steel?
Gameco Artisan Supplies in Masterton, New Zealand stocks a range of hammers, tongs, anvils, Gas Forge Kits, and consumables like Borax, raw materials, Ferric Chloride, and powdered steels.
Looking to make knife sheaths? Our range of thermoplastics like Kydex and leather, along with all the tools, fittings and accessories makes us the one-stop shop to give your knives the pants they deserve! We even have high-quality knife cases, padded and stitched with external sheath straps to protect your amazing creations.
Are you looking to heat treat and temper your knives? We supply Heat treating foils and protective coatings, furnaces, forges and kilns, and quench mediums to ensure you get the perfect result. We stock Houghton’s quench oils, and polymer quench media, and digital controllers to make your gas forge super precise and your results accurate and repeatable.
Do you make folding knives? Gameco Artisan Supplies, New Zealand’s Premier knifemaking supplier, has a comprehensive range of pivots, taps and screws. Reamers and specialty bearings and fittings.
Gameco Artisan Supplies are far from just a supplier of Blacksmithing and Knifemaking tools and equipment. We also supply an amazing range of products used by model builders, ceramics, jewelry, Glass artists and leather workers.
Our range of Paragon Kilns is second to none with the best pricing and factory trained after sales support.
Gameco has been in business for 50 years and in New Zealand for 20 years, when you buy from Gameco we promise the highest levels of after sales service and support, because the results you get from your tools and equipment are as important to us as they are to you.