2020 instructors & classes

add a blade university class to your ticket purchase. classes are $25 each. 

Steve Schwarzer, ABS Mastersmith

Class: Let the Pros Up  Your Knife Game When: Thursday, 4:00 – 6:00 PM Room 104 You benefit from the decades…

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…

Jason Knight, ABS Master Smith

Class: Let the Pros Up  Your Knife Game When: Thursday, 4:00 – 6:00 PM Room 104 You benefit from the decades…

Steve Rapp, Award-Winning Knifemaker

Class: Fabricating Metal Sheath & Scabbard Fittings When: Friday, 3:30-4:30 PM Steve Rapp will walk you through the process of constructing…

Jerry Fisk, ABS Master Smith

Class: Let the Pros Up  Your Knife Game When: Thursday, 4:00 – 6:00 PM Room 104 You benefit from the decades…

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…

Kyle Royer, ABS Master Smith

Class: Basic Home (Shop) Set Up for a Beginner When: Saturday, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM ABS master smith Kyle Royer will take…

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…

Bill Ruple, Award Winning Knifemaker, Texas Knifemakers & Collector’s Association Board Member

Class: Let the Pros Up  Your Knife Game When: Thursday, 4:00 – 6:00 PM Room 104   You benefit from the…

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…