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    • Alan Longmire

      IMPORTANT Registration rules   02/12/2017

      Use your real name or you will NOT get in.  No aliases or nicknames, no numerals in your name. Do not use the words knives, blades, swords, forge, smith (unless that is your name of course) etc. We are all bladesmiths and knifemakers here.  If you feel you need an exception or are having difficulty registering, send a personal email to the forum registrar here.  

Old Work

A place for discussion on historical work, old masters, ancient techniques from every culture


  1. History

    A place to discuss the history of bladesmithing and share information about blades from all cultures

  2. Old Masters

    A place to share information and photos of past Masters of the craft. No living makers please and be sure to have permission to post images.

  3. Library

    A resource to list references, video and books that would add to the general knowledge of the craft.