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    Default New England Knifemaking Seminar

    hey guys this event is going to rock.... you can get some good info on how to for those of you who would like to see what it takes to make a razor. and Howard Schechter is going to be there doing a little demo also..... sharpening and honing.

    its a good chance to get away for the weekend if you miss this weekend's get together in MA, you can more than make up for it here.

    big names, lots of new comers... just a great time... and the food is well worth it! big meals and great friends. hope to see some of you there. feel free to mail me about any info. thanks guys

    MAY 17TH & 18TH In DARTMOUTH, MA http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp...&zipcode=02747

    High Hill Fox and Coon Club
    361 Collins Corner Rd
    North Dartmouth, MA 02747-1383

    results for local hotels listed by google:

    http://maps.google.com/maps?f=l&hl=e...8&start=0&z=11

    camping on premesis also

    give us some ideas for new demos, what would you all like to see.

    THIS IS A TWO DAY EVENT. BREAKFAST LUNCH & DINNER SATURDAY AND BREAKFAST& LUNCH ON SUNDAY


    so far for demos

    Cable Damascus: Mike Spangler
    Leather Sheath: Dan Gray
    Forge Building Workshop: All of Us
    Anodizing Titanium: Jerry Adams
    Hollow Grinding: ?
    Tapered Tangs: ?
    Etching Equipment, Supplies & Techniques: Eric Beach from TUS Technologies (TUESTECH.COM)
    Sharpening, Knives, (especially recurves) Razors, Equipment and Supplies: Howard Schechter from Theperfectedge.com
    Forging: ?
    Tong Forging Demo: Sam Salvati
    Steel Smelt: Page
    Stone Setting / Lanyard Rings: George Dailey
    Cutting Competition After Lunch On Saturday. Everyone Bring a Big Knife


    The Following Is The Parts List For Building A Forge.

    1) 1 ½” Black Iron Pipe 6” Length (2)
    2) 1 ½” Black Iron Pipe 90 Degree Elbow
    3) 1 Ύ” Black Iron Pipe Coupler
    4) Ό” NPT Black Iron Pipe 6” length
    5) Bronze Cap For Ό” Black Iron Pipe
    6) 8” ID Forge Body 12” Long
    7) 2 Hard Firebrick
    8) ½ Pint ITC-100
    9) Assembly Kit With 5’ Propane Hose & Pressure Gauge
    10) Inzwool 1” Thick 12” Long 24” Wide
    11) 1 Male Quick Disconnect With Female Threads For Ό” NPT Pipe
    12) 1 Female Quick Disconnect With Male End To Fit Propane Hose Assembly
    13) Ball Valve To Fit the Hose Assembly For Quick Shut Off
    14) Teflon Tape ( I’m Sure Someone Will Bring A Roll)
    15) 3/8” Socket Head Bolt 1 ½” Long With 1 Nut (Non Stainless)

    Most Items Can Be Found At EllisCustomKnifeWorks.Com
    Darren Is A Great Guy With Great Products, Prices, & Customer Service ( And He’s One Of Us)

    ADMISSION FOR THE WEEKEND MUST BE PRE-PAID SO WE CAN ORDER YOUR FOOD.
    $75.00 NON-NECKA MEMEBRS
    $60.00 NECKA MEMBERS

    PAYMENT CAN BE MADE ON THE NECKA.NET WEBSITE: RESGISTRATION STARTS SATURDAY THE 15TH AND RUNS TILL MAY 1ST

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    you will also need a squirrel cage blower 70CFM or more for the forge.... i will post a link to an affordable one as soon as i find the best distributor

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