Author Archives: American Bladesmith Society

Fall Great Smoky Mountain Hammer In

The Fall Great Smoky Mountain Hammer In is held each All in the mountains of western North Carolina at the well equiped facilities of Haywood Community College in Clyde, NC.     Please visit the ABS Website for the latest details on the event and demonstrations at www.americanbladesmith.com

3rd Heartland Bladesmithing Symposium

Please join us in Topeka, Kansas for some outstanding educational demonstrations on October 6 and 7, 2012. The demonstrations are: STEVE CULVER……………..Kerosene Forge Welding BRION TOMBERLIN………..Clay tempering for a hamon line DALE SCHAFER………….. Basic milling machine and lathe instruction MIKE WILLIAMS…………….Blade finishing with cork and leather belts JIM BATSON……………….….Basic Metallurgy BR HUGHES………………..….Knifemaker Recognition in...

ABS Atlanta Knife Auction

Top masters in the world of bladesmithing have donated the most exciting set of auction knives ever seen for the American Bladesmith Society Annual fund raiser at the 2012 Blade Show and International Cutlery Fair in Atlanta, GA on June 9th in Saturday, June 9th at 10am in Room #103 of the Cobb Galleria....

ABS Youth Hammer-In

Young participants will again have an opportunity to forge their own blades in 2012. During the June 22, 23 and 24, 2012 weekend. One-on-one instruction under the direction of an experienced American Bladesmith Society Master Smith, Journeyman Smith, or Apprentice Smith will again be offered at this year’s Smoky Mountain Youth Hammer-In at Smoky...