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The American Bladesmith Society and Knifemakers' Guild will be presenting knifemaking seminars.   Part of mission of the ABS is education for the preservation and promotion of the ancient craft of the forged blade. These educational seminars are open to the public on the morning of Friday, September 22nd, from 9 am - 12 noon.  There is no charge for attendance.

2017 Seminars
(Specific times and rooms will be posted soon)

  Truman A Truman B
9 am  

How To Set Up & Finish Your Blade for an Impressive Hamon
Benjamin Breda


Handles & Guards
James Crowell
10 am  

Slipjoint Folders
Craig Brewer


How to Choose the Proper Tool for All Knifemaking Jobs
Todd Begg
11 am  

How To Create and Maintain An Internet Presence for Knifemakers
Behind the Blade Podcast


Integral Knives
Edmund Davidson