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New England Hammer-In Auburn, Maine - July 15, 16, and 17, 2011

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Posted 01 May 2011 - 12:10 PM

3rd New England Hammer In

July 15 through 17, 2011

Offered by the American Bladesmith Society, Inc.

Hosted by the New England School of Metalwork
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Location: New England School of Metalwork

9 Albiston Way

Auburn, Maine 04210

Directions: Google Maps

Contact: Dr. Jim Batson at 256-971-6860 or for more information

Registration: $55

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

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

Event Schedule: New England Flyer 2011.pdf

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

Christoph Deringer, MS - Damascus steel

J.D. Smith, MS - Grinding, Hand Finished Blade, Filework

Jim Batson, MS - Handles and Guards, Quality Assurance

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

Butch Sheely, JS - Forging Tomahawks

Nick Rossi - Green Coal, Hands on Forging

Herb Kettell - Green Coal, Hands on Forging

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.

Dan Cassidy
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Journeyman Smith

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