I attended the Guadalupe Forge Hammer-In this weekend in New Braunfels. A hammer-in is where several master blade smiths will get together and teach group classes on various subjects. I attended a class on how make damascus steel, how to engrave gold into the handle and / or bolster of a knife handle and a leather sheath making class. I was also very happy to meet master blade smith, Harvey Dean.

Here’s a group shot of everyone who attended the Saturday sessions: