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July 2022

ABS New England Hammer-In

July 15 - July 17
The New England School of Metalwork, 7 Albiston Way
Auburn, ME 04210 United States
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Sponsored by the American Bladesmith Society.

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August 2022

ABS Mid-America Bladesmithing Symposium & Knife Show

August 25 - August 27
Miami County Fairgrounds [Troy, OH], 650 N County Rd 25A
Troy, OH 45373 United States
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Sponsored by the American Bladesmith Society. Knife show is Saturday afternoon, open to the public.

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September 2022

Central States Hammer In and Knife Show

September 10 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
Silver Anvil Metalcraft, 486 Branson Landing Blvd, Boulevard Suite 203,
Branson, MO 65616 United States
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This a 4 state traveling knife show and hammer in. This year it's in Branson, Missouri. We have demonstrations all day long as well as a cutting competition. Knife makers from all over the mid-west come to sell knives. There are usually around 10-15 Forged In Fire alumnus there as well as well as a good representation from the ABS in Master Smiths and Journeyman Smiths.

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October 2022

Bowie’s Memorial Hammer-In

October 7 - October 9
Farmhouse Gallery and Gardens, 21 Covered Bridge Ln
Unicoi, TN 37692 United States
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Bowie's Memorial Hammer-In will be held in Unicoi, TN, and sponsored by the State of Franklin Blacksmith's Guild in association with the Appalachian Area Chapter of Blacksmiths. For info call Alan 423-773-1161, Kurt 931-309-1416, or Matt 423-557-9616; or email,,, or visit For camping reservations, visit Numerous hotels available as well. The format is a series of demonstrations of any and all aspects of bladesmithing, from history to technique to whatever. One demo at a time,…

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