2nd HEARTLAND BLADESMITHING SYMPOSIUM & KNIFE SHOW

Steve Culver

Well-Known Member
2nd HEARTLAND BLADESMITHING SYMPOSIUM & KNIFE SHOW

October 1st and 2nd, 2011

Offered by the American Bladesmith Society, Inc.

Hosted by Kansas Custom Knifemakers Association

at Washburn Institute of Technology
Building D702
5724 SW Huntoon Street
Topeka, Kansas 66604



Schedule

Friday, 30 Sept, 4-6 pm...............Check In & Registration
6-9 pm...............................Demonstrators Dinner, all attendees Invited

Saturday, 1 Oct, 7-8 am………..Registration
8-12 am…………………...Blade Forging & Demonstrations
1-3 pm...................Blade Forging & Demonstrations
3-4 pm…………………...Knife Show open to public
4-5 pm…………………...Auction
7-9 pm…………………...ABS Cutting Demonstrations


Sunday, 2 Oct, 8-12 am................Blade Forging & Demonstrations


---Bring examples of your work for the knife show & auction---
---Knife Show Table fee is included in the Registration Fee---
---Registered Tail Gate Sales & Suppliers are welcome—


For more information: contact Steve Culver at 785/484-0146 or sculver@americanbladesmith.com


Demonstrators

Steve Dunn – Smiths Grove, Ky………………………Damascus Steel

Dan Petersen - Auburn, KS ………………………………Handles, Guards & Fixtures

Steve Culver -Meriden, KS ………………. Blade Forging, Grinding & Heat Treating

Russ Andrews – Sugar Creek , MO………………………Hand Finishing

Billy Ray Hughes - Texarkana, TX....................ABS Judging Criteria & Auction

James Batson -Madison, AL...........................Cutting Demo

Dave Sloan- Diller, NE………………………………………Hands-on Blade Forging


Cutting Demonstrations

Participate in the Bowie Knife Cutting Demonstrations. Bring a sharp Bowie knife, 15” or less in length with a blade no longer than 10”. The handle should be pinned & with a safety lanyard.


Please get your $55 Pre-Registration Fee in early. Also plan to attend Demonstrators Dinner on Friday night.



Pre-Register through the ………………ABS Store on www.americanbladesmith.com

……………….Or by phone 419/832-0400 & Credit Card

……………….Or by mailing the attached Registration form and check




For the knife enthusiast, knife collector and knife maker from beginner to Master.


Bring Knife Collections and examples of your work for the knife show & auction.

The knife show & auction on Saturday is free to the public

The knife show table fee is included in the Registration Fee.





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Mail-in Registration Form
2nd Heartland Bladesmithing Symposium & Knife Show

First and Last Name______________________________________________ ______________

Address___________________________________________ _____________________________

City______________________________________

State_____________________________________Zip Code______________________________

Telephone_________________________________


HOW MANY DEMONSTRATORS DINNERS?_____________

Enclose the $55 registration fee with the mail-in form.

Please make check or money order payable to American Bladesmith Society, Inc. and mail to:

American Bladesmith Society, Inc
ABS Office
P.O. Box 160
Grand Rapids, Ohio 43522


For registration questions contact:
ABS Office Manager Cindy Sheely (419) 832-0400 or cindy@americanbladesmith.com
 
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