2017 Fall Piney Woods Hammer In

September 30 and October 1 2017

Offered by the American Bladesmith Society, Inc.

Schedule and List of Events to follow - Stay Tuned!




410 Lawrence Street, Washington, Arkansas 

The Piney Woods Hammer-in is held in the town of Washington, Arkansas and is a town and a state park.  Washington is about 9 miles north of Hope and when you come into the town, the school is on the right, wood fence, 2 gray buildings, and a large tent. A speed limit sign is situated at the south end of the property and a School sign with Flashing lights will be indicating your car's speed.  Turn right on Water Street immediately after the school sign with flashing speed. Take a right at the next street (Lawrence). Cars will be parked on Water & Lawrence streets and inside the school yard. The gate to get in the yard is on Lawrence street. 




For more Information Contact:

   Piney Woods Hammer-In Director B.R. Hughes at (903) 824-6588 or Email billrhughes@cableone.net



   You can Pre-Register  Online or you can pay the $60 Registration fee at the event 

   or contact  Cindy Sheely, ABS Office Manager at cindy@americanbladesmith.com or (419) 832-0400


Schedule, list of demonstrators, and all event details for the Hammer-In 





You may also contact the Hammer-In Director by email or telephone for more information. 


There will be classes appropriate for all levels of bladesmiths from beginners to Masters including: Basic Forging, Basic Heat Treating, Grinding, and Marketing.



 Holiday Inn Express, 2600 North Hervey Street, Hope, AR 71801, (870) 722-6262

 Best Western, 1800 Holiday Drive, Hope, Arkansas 71801-2510, (870) 777-9222

 Super 8 Motel, I-30 and Hwy 278, Hope, AR (870) 777-8601

 Relax Inn, 2504 N. Hazel, Hope, AR (870) 777-0777

 Days Inn, 16600 N. Hervey, Hope, AR (870) 777-0777