Class: Forged: Why Would You Forge? Going from Zero to Hero Friday, Room 104, 1:00-2:00pm Master Blade smith Jason Knight will discuss why to forge, where to begin, and how to level up. Classes are $25 Each. Learn more about Blade University by clicking here.   ABOUT JASON Jason Knight’s passion for knives developed at a young…

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Class: How to Make the X-Rhea Knife When: Friday, 10:00-9:00 AM ABS mastersmith Lin Rhea will explain details and variations of the X-Rhea knife, how it came to be, and what you need to forge them. There will be examples on hand to see and handle. Q&A will follow and assistance offered if you want…

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Class: Fabricating Metal Sheath and Scabbard Fittings When: Friday, 3:30-4:30 PM ABS journeyman smith Jordan LaMothe 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…

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Class: Decorative Custom Knife Filework When: Saturday, 8:30-9:30 AM Knifemaker Kyle Daily of KHDaily Knives will show you how he makes 5 of his most popular filework patterns with a hands-on demonstration from start to finish. There will even be an opportunity for him to help you do one of the styles that you can…

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Class: How to Take Your Heat Treating to the Next Level When: Saturday, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Author of Knife Engineering and a steel metallurgist, Thomas will teach on common heat treating mistakes, whether special heat treatments improve knife performance, and how to tailor your heat treatment to different knife types Limited spots available. Classes are…

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