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SDS
08-24-2009, 10:56 PM
Oklahoma Custom Knife Show

The show date has been set and will be a ONE DAY AFFAIR. This to help in reducing expenses for the makers and suppliers.

Oklahoma Custom Knife Show for 2009

Acquired additional expanded space

August 29,2009 10:00 AM till 7:00 PM Tulsa Civic Center - Conference Hall (7600 square feet for tables and two large rooms for seminars and photography)

The host lodging will be at the Double Tree Hotel, 616 W. 7th St, Tulsa, OK. 74127. (Google Map) We have reserved a block of rooms at the rate of $79.00 per night plus tax. Ask for "TKS" group rate, phone no. 918-587-8000. An air bridge connects the Hotel to Civic Center Conference Hall.

Demonstrations planned:

Jerry Fisk, who developed the ABS cutting competitions, will MC a cutting demonstration with World Championship competitors. Linn Rhea, a past World Champion, will show some of the cuts that made him a champion. This is a "Must See" seminar for those interested in understanding a knife's cutting performance.

Charlie Conners will demonstrate his award winning techniques in scrimshaw. He will be demonstrating on a works in progress.

Ray Kirk will give a knife sharpening tips and knife safety seminar for the using knife.

Tom McGuiness will give a class on a Burr King grinder with the knife making attachments

Program for Demonstrations and drawings.

7:00 AM Conference Hall opens to table holders for set up

9:00 AM All knives for awards are to be in judging room (Photography room) for judging.

10:00 AM Show opens to the public

10:30 AM (Approximate time) Presentation of awards to winners of knife judging

11:00 AM Cutting Demo in Seminar Room by Jerry Fisk with Linn Rhea and Brion Tomberlin.

12:00 Noon Burr King demo by Tom McGinnis with power point presentation

2:00 PM Scrimshaw of ivory by Charlie Conner on works in progress

4:00 PM Knife sharpening and safety for the using knife by Ray Kirk..

6:00 PM Drawing for raffle knife, attendees knife, and buyers knife.




If anyone has any questions please feel free to pm or email me at shawn@sdsknifeworks.com

Thanks,
SDS