4th Great Smoky Mountain Bladesmithing Symposium – Clyde, NC

4th Great Smoky Mountain Bladesmithing Symposium

 
March 4, 5, and 6, 2011

Offered by the American Bladesmith Society, Inc.
Hosted by Haywood Community College


Location:
Haywood Community College
185 Freelander Drive
Clyde, North Carolina

For more information Contact:
Laura Simmons, HCC at  (828)565-4244
or Bill Wiggins, ABS at (828) 226-2551 or Email Bill


Registration:
$65 Registration fee can be paid in “Event Registration” in the ABS Store or contact Cindy Sheely, ABS Store Manager at (419) 832-0400 or Email Cindy


Event Flyer and Mail in Registration Form:
Click to download – Smoky Mountain Flyer and Registration Form

Featured Demonstrators:

Joseph Keeslar – Blade Forging, Grinding & Heat Treament
James Rodebaugh – Damascus Steel
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Demonstrators:

Greg Neely – Fit & Finish & ABS Knife Judging
Jason Knight – Handles & Guards
Daniel Warren – Slip Joint Folders
Butch Sheely – Forging Tomahawks
BR Hughes – ABS Knife Judging
Carolyn Hughes – Promotion and Advertising
James Batson – Making Antique Bowies
Ronnie Boydston & Demonstrators – Hands-on blade forging
Col. Tim Ryan – Auctioneer


Event Schedule:

Thursday, March 3 ………………..3 to 6pm Check in and Registration

………………..6:30 pm Demonstrators Dinner (All invited)



Friday, March 4 ………………..8AM to 5pm Blade Forging & Demonstrations
………………..7 to 9pm *Battle of the Bladesmiths*

Saturday, March 5 …………………8am to 12am Blade Forging & Demonstrations
………………..1 to 3pm Knife Show (Free to the public)

………………..3 to 5pm Auction (bring items for auction)

………………..5 to 7pm BBQ Dinner (pay at site)

………………..7 to 9pm Cutting Demonstration

Sunday, March 6 ………………..8 to 12am Blade Forging & Demonstrations

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