12th Annual New England Bladesmithing Symposium

  Hosted by New England School of Metalwork

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Endorsed by the

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American Bladesmithing Society

JULY 15-17

Hello ALL Hammer-In goers

PLEASE PRE - Register !!

ALL NEW ONLINE REGISTRATION for your Convenience

 No registrations on site

All walk-ins will be required to do their own registration online

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

See below for Full Schedule of times/events

   ***  PLEASE ***  Pre-Register, it saves us time and saves you money !!

Pre-Registration, Full (2 day) pre-registration is $80 ($50 one day option) Event T-shirt option till June 15 !!

AFTER June 15, Full (2 day) late registration is $100 ($50 one day option) No T-shirt option !! 

Also plan to attend the Demonstrators Meet/Greet on Friday night (6:30-9 PM) at Side-BY-Each Brewery, our local CSA and enjoy our Collaborative Event Beer !!

Historic Sunday Night Lobster Bake - option at online registration, Saturday July 16 - noon deadline

T-Shirt pre-order has ENDED........ June 15

---Bring GOOD stuff for the AUCTION, your work, blade/handle materials, knife making supplies, tools for  Saturday afternoon. All proceeds benefit the NESM/ABS Youth Day Bladesmithing Program

---Knife Show Table fee is included in the Registration Fee. Knife Show on Sunday

---Registered Tail Gate Sales & Suppliers are welcome.

---Open Forge space very limited and based on safety dress code adherence (long pants and leather shoes) SIGN UP ON LOCATION

---  For further Event information contact Dereck Glaser - 207-777-3375     

 

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12th Annual New England Bladesmith Symposium

New England School of Metalwork / American Bladesmith Society

Auburn, Maine USA

***NEW*** ALL ONLINE REGISTRATION ONLY ***NEW***

There will be no ONSITE registration

Schedule of Events

Friday July 15th

3:00 Sign in and Pick up your event badge

4:00-5:00 SHOP First Forging with Mace Vitale JS

5:00-6:00 SHOP Grinding the First Forging with Lin Rhea MS

6:30- Meet and Greet at Side by Each Brewing – 5 minutes away at 1110 Minot Ave, Auburn

Saturday July 16th

7:30 Sign in and Pick up your event badge

8:00-10:00 HOT SHOP – X Rhea Knife w/ Lin Rhea

8:00-10:00 CLASSROOM - Knife Making Business Model for Success w/ Zack Jonas MS                                    

10:00-12:00 HOT SHOP - Integral Chef Knives w/ Christoph Deringer MS                                                                                                                

10:00-11:00 CLASSROOM - Viking Spears and their Construction with Justin Mercier                                                                        

11:00-12:00 CLASSROOM - Knife Design with Zack Jonas MS                                                                        

12:00-1:00 Lunch at the Anvil Café

1:00-3:00 SHOP Auction with Mace Vitale JS

3:00-5:00 BLADE SHOP - Handle Shaping with Mace Vitale JS                                                                       

3:00-5:00 CLASSROOM - Anatomy of a Knife w/Christoph Deringer MS

5:00-7:00 Dinner Break

7:00-9:00 OUTSIDE SHOP Battle of the Bladesmiths!

Sunday July 17th

7:30 Sign in and Pick up your event badge

8:00-10:00 HOT SHOP – Factors of Design When Forging w/ Lin Rhea                                                                                                       

8:00-10:00 CLASSROOM - Checkering Knife Handles with Ben Breda JS                                                                   

10:00-11:00 HOT SHOP - Box Jaw Tongs with Dereck Glaser                                                                                                                          

10:00-12:00 BLADE SHOP – Options and Alternatives in Casting Fittings w/ Matt Berry

12:00-1:00 Lunch at the Anvil Café

1:00-3:00 SHOP Knife Show

3:00-5:00 HOT SHOP - Forging Recurves with Ben Breda JS                                                                                                           

3:00-5:00 CLASSROOM - Where do I start? With Mace Vitale JS and Lin Rhea MS                                                                                

LOBSTER DINNER! And Safe travels home, thank you, see you next year !!

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