7th ABS Mid-America Bladesmithing Symposium



7th Mid-America Bladesmithing
Symposium

August 26, 27, and 28,
2011



Offered by
the American Bladesmith Society, Inc.


Hosted by the Southern Ohio Forge and
Anvil Blacksmith Association

Location:
Miami County
Fairgrounds

650 County Road
25A

Troy, Ohio
45373


Directions: Delorme Map Share

Contact: Jim Batson at 256-971-6860
or jlbatson@charter.net for more
information


Registration: $55

Pre-Register and pay the $55 Registration fee online in the Store


or Cindy Sheely, ABS Office Manager at cindy@americanbladesmith.com or
(419) 832-0400


Event Flyer: Mid America flyer.pdf


Demonstrators:

Joe Keeslar,
MS – KY …………………Silver Wire Inlay and File
Work


Jim Batson, MS –
AL……………………Simple Bladesmith Metallurgy


Zoe Christ, AP – NC…………………….Damascus Steel from A to
Z


Brian Thie, JS –
IA……………………..Handles & Guards and Leather
Sheaths

Daniel Warren, JS- NC………………..Forging and Finishing
Integrals


Carolyn Hughes, Editor –
TX…………Promotion and Marketing


BR
Hughes, Founder – TX…………….MS and JS Judging Standards,
Auctioneer


Butch Sheely, JS –
OH…………………Blade Forging, Grinding, Heat Treating, and Cutting
Demonstration


Bill Wiggins, JS –
NC……………………Damascus Steel

Demonstrators and
SOFA……………..Hands on Forging

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