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Class: Big Knife Bushcraft When: Friday, 10:30-11:30 AM Bushcraft remains one of the hottest uses of knives, and Joe Flowers of Condor Tool & Knife not only designs knives for the purpose but also uses them on a regular basis and teaches bushcraft as well. His class will focus on using large bushcraft knives for…

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Class: Let the Pros Up  Your Knife Game When: Thursday, 4:00 – 6:00 PM Room 104 You benefit from the decades of knowledge and experience of our all-star panel of knifemakers as they consider a knife made by you. They will examine your knife and share with you what’s good, what may need tweaking, suggest…

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Class: Fabricating Metal Sheath & Scabbard Fittings When: Friday, 3:30-4:30 PM Steve Rapp will walk you through the process of constructing a chape and locket for a scabbard or sheath, from choosing the material to forming, soldering and finishing the fittings. He will cover several design variations, including finials, belt studs and solder seam placement.…

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Class: Let the Pros Up  Your Knife Game When: Thursday, 4:00 – 6:00 PM Room 104 You benefit from the decades of knowledge and experience of our all-star panel of knifemakers as they consider a knife made by you. They will examine your knife and share with you what’s good, what may need tweaking, suggest…

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