2020 instructors & classes

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Jason Knight, ABS Master Smith

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…

Lin Rhea, Award-Winning Knifemaker and ABS Mastersmith

Class: How to Make the X-Rhea Knife When: Friday, 10:00-9:00 AM

Jordan LaMothe, ABS Journeyman Smith, FIF Champion

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

Kyle Daily, Owner of KHDaily Knives

Class: Decorative Custom Knife Filework When: Saturday, 8:30-9:30 AM Knifemaker Kyle Daily of KHDaily Knives will show you how he makes…

Larrin Thomas, Author of Knife Engineering, Steel Metallurgist

Class: How to Take Your Heat Treating to the Next Level When: Saturday, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Author of Knife Engineering and…

Joe Flowers, Bushcraft & Survival Expert

Class: Big Knife Bushcraft When: Friday, 10:30-11:30 AM Bushcraft remains one of the hottest uses of knives, and Joe Flowers of…

Murray Carter, ABS Master Smith & Founder of Carter Cutlery

  Class: How To Run A Knife Business When: Saturday, 9:30-10:30 AM ABS master smith Murray Carter will cover the essential…

Travis Wuertz, 2x Forged in Fire Champion, Founder of Wuertz Machine Works

Class: Fundamentals of Blade Grinding When: Friday, 8:00 – 9:30 AM Where: The Courtyard The founder of Wuertz Machine Works, knifemaker Travis…

Timothy Potier, ABS Master Smith

How to Use a Disc Sander When: Saturday,  8:30 – 9:30 AM Where: Located in the Courtyard The addition and use…

RJ Martin, Award-Winning Knife Designer & Knifemaker

Class: How to Sharpen Super Steels When: Friday, 1:30-2:30pm Room 103 With the popularity of super steels CPM S30V, S35VN, 20CV…