Southern Ohio Forge & Anvil Bladesmithing School

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The American Bladesmith Society is proud to announce the scheduling of ABS approved bladesmithing classes at the Southern Ohio Forge and Anvil Bladesmith School in Troy, Ohio. The school is located at the SOFA Building, Miami County Fairgrounds in Troy, Ohio. The ABS Coordinator is Eric Brunner, for more information contact him at (614) 212-3474 or e-mail 


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SOFA Schedule 2017


January 21-22, 2017 - Folding Knives that Walk and Talk
Instructor: Mike Todd
Cost: $700

February 11-12, 2017 - Samuel Bell Style Dirk Knife
Instructor: Butch Sheely
Cost: $100  FULL

March 11, 2017 - Leather Knife Sheath Making
Instructor: Chip Brown
Cost: TBA

April 24-28, 2017 - Handles and Guards Class
Instructor: Kevin Cashen, MS
Cost: $700.00, must pre-register

August 21 - September 1, 2017 - Introductio to Bladesmithing
Instructors: Greg Neely and Kevin Cashen
Cost: $800

Mid American Bladesmithing Symposium 
August 25-27, 2017
Click on the School Information link or the SOFA website link above for more information