"Museums by Candlelight" - Frederick County, Maryland
Saturday, December 10, 2011
Free program from 12 noon until 5 p.m.
- Watch Master Smiths Aubrey “Barney” Barnes and E. Jay Hendrickson demonstrate the forging of hunting and small utility knives.
- Learn about plans for the William F. Moran, Jr. Museum & Foundation.
- See a video showing Bill Moran in “How to Forge a Knife.”
- Bill Moran’s Classic Book, “Master of the Forge” will be available.
- Cookies and cider will be served.
The purpose of the William F. Moran, Jr. Museum and Foundation is to educate, preserve and promote the ancient art and craft of hand-forged knives and tools used in bladesmithing, and to establish a William F. Moran Museum for the collections and presentation of hand-forged knives and blacksmith metalwork, and to preserve The Moran Shop as a working bladesmith shop.
Local: (301) 663-6923
Fax: (301) 663-6923