ABS master smith Jerry Fisk will be one of several makers exhibiting at this weekend’s Arkansas Custom Knife Show. Fisk’s “Sendero” hunter features the maker’s dog-star-pattern damascus blade steel and a mammoth ivory handle. The engraving is by the maker. (Chuck Ward photo)
Some of the world’s top bladesmiths and knifemakers will descend on Little Rock, Arkansas, this Saturday and Sunday for the 17th Annual Arkansas Custom Knife Show.
The show will be held in the Robinson Center Exhibit Hall at Markham & Broadway in downtown Little Rock. There will be 150 tables, of which 102 will have various styles and sizes of custom knives. The balance of tables will have knifemaking supplies, leather products, and knife-related books.
Among makers slated to exhibit are Russ Andrews, Jim Batson, Tim Britton, Bruce Bump, Joel Chamblin, Jim Crowell, Jerry Fisk, Don Hanson III, Jerry Lairson, Shawn McIntyre, Ron Newton, Cliff Parker, Lin Rhea, Kyle Royer, Brian Thie, Brion Tomberlin, Jim Walker, John White, Mike Williams and many more.
Show hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5, which is good for both days.
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