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Trackrock Hammer-in Spring 2012

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I am posting this notice for Carl - Randy


Blairsville is just south of the NC border and is convenient to SE TN, Western NC, NW SC and, of course, North Georgia.



Trackrock Hammer-in Spring Event 2012


Date: Weekend of March 30 - April 1 Notice: Open to all & no admission fees


Location: Trackrock Campground, Blairsville, GA




Activities: Bladesmithing, Hawk forging, Leather Crafting, Forge Building, Anything Knife Related


Who: Anyone interested in knives, knife making, hawks, leather work, collecting, trading, etc. Watch, meet and talk with several talented bladesmiths, master leather craftsmen, collectors, etc.

See old discarded steel, scrap metal, wood and bone transformed into functional works of art.


General: Craftsmen from several states, finished knives on display, collections on display, etc.

Family oriented event, Behave! No unsafe or reckless behavior will be tolerated.


Saturday BBQ: Saturday lunch is catered on site at cost. You must RSVP to partake in this lunch.


Drop Dead Date to RSVP is March 20th!


Additional: “Iron in the Hat” event Saturday to help fund event. Please bring usable item for this event. A chance to pick up valuable plunder - knifemaking materials, parts and pieces. Strictly voluntary, participation encouraged.


Knife Raffle: We are currently working on two separate custom knives to be raffled off at the next couple of Trackrock Hammer-in events. Funds will go toward the purchase of major equipment to be used at future events. One knife will be a collaboration piece by Wayne Hensley and myself, the other a collaboration piece by Rick Lowe and Will Dutton.


Accommodations: Full hook-up & primitive camping available (check web site), Trackrock is an excellent campground and very well maintained. Several motels near: Blairsville and Young Harris. Contact Trackrock Campground for further information at above website.


Please contact me if you wish to participate, or need further information about the event.

Email: crex68@yahoo.com


CRex Custom Knives

Carl Rechsteiner, Bladesmith

Georgia Custom Knifemakers Guild, Charter Member

Registered Master Artist - GA Council for the Arts

Edited by Randy Scott
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