Pictures from guild meeting 8-24-19

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Post your pictures of our meeting.

We had our second meeting of the new start up Midwest Knifemakers Guild today.
If you are within driving distance you might consider looking into coming to a meeting.

Here are a few random pics I managed to get. Expect more as members check in here and post their pics.

Peter Martin working on a billet of Damascus.

Jim Moenk sold me his coal forge set up. Here he giving me a lesson on how to start it and operate it. I am looking forward learning this side of the craft.



Intro’s at the start of the meeting. We had somewhere around 35?.
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Howard Clark gives some heat treating advice Q&A which was brilliant.


Several brought knives for the show table. A few guys brought “tail gate” stuff to sell or swap.

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Carlin Al-Ander gave a nice forging demo on a trailing point knife. Very efficient hammer work and produced a nice knife in as few of heats as I have seen it done.

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I originally posted this in the new sub forum, but thought this would a better thread for it.
Photos from the Midwest Knifemakers Guild Meeting - August 24th, 2019
Hey everybody, thanks for a great day yesterday at the Guild meeting, I learned a ton and was really glad to meet so many of you in person. Also, thanks for letting me get in the way at times to get these photos. Feel free to download any of the photos for your personal use. All I'd ask is that you give photo credit to Craig Marble, or if it's on Instagram tag Thanks again to USAKnifemaker for hosting and providing lunch, and to Jeb Taylor for keeping us on time and running the show yesterday. Looking forward to seeing everyone again in January.