BLADE Magazine

3rd New England Hammer In sponsored by the American Bladesmith Society

July 15 through 17, 2011

Offered by the American Bladesmith Society, Inc.

Hosted by the New England School of Metalwork

New England School of Metalwork
9 Albiston Way
Auburn, Maine 04210

For more Information:
Dr. Jim Batson at 256-971-6860 or

Registration Fee: $55

Pre-Register and pay the $55 Registration fee online in the Store

or Cindy Sheely, ABS Store Manager at or (419) 832-0400

Event Flyer: TBA


Lin Rhea, MS – Forging, grinding, heat treating a camp knife to pass the JS Performance Test

Christoph Deringer, MS – Damascus steel

Dan Farr, JS – Handles and Guards, Blade Finishing

Mace Vitale, JS – Preparing for the Journeyman Smith Test, Auctioneer

Butch Sheely, JS – Forging Tomahawks

Schedule: TBA


The Fireside Inn, 207-777-1777, 2 double beds, $60 plus tax, Washington St, Auburn, ME.
Ramada Inn, 207-784-2331. 2 double beds, $85.50, 490 Pleasant St., Lewiston, ME

Cutting Demonstrations:

Participate in the Cutting Demonstrations. Bring a sharp knife, 15” or less in length
with a blade no longer than 10”. The handle should be pinned & with a safety lanyard.

Please Pre-Register:

Get your $55 Pre-Registration Fee in early and plan to attend Demonstrators Dinner on Thursday night.
Please mail registration form & check to the ABS Store
or register through the ABS Store on the website.

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