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Looks like this year's theme is bladesmithing related tools.  Anything related to making blades, handles, or sheaths is fair game.  Just try to keep with the spirit of the KITH and push yourself outside of your traditional boundaries.  Preliminary due date of September 30th.  Add your name to the list below if you plan on participating.  I know I'm looking forward to seeing the WIP threads.

1.  Alex Middleton 

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1.  Alex Middleton 
2. Jaron Martindale

3.  Francis Gastellu

4.  Geoff Keyes

 

"The worst day smithing is better than the best day working for someone else."

 

I said that.

 

If a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing badly.

- - -G. K. Chesterton

 

So, just for the record: the fact that it does work still should not be taken as definitive proof that you are not crazy.

 

Grant Sarver

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OK, I'll see if I can get my hind end into the shop this year!

 

1.  Alex Middleton 
2. Jaron Martindale

3.  Francis Gastellu

4.  Geoff Keyes
5. Aiden Carley-Clopton 

6. Brian Dougherty

-Brian

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1.  Alex Middleton 
2. Jaron Martindale

3.  Francis Gastellu

4.  Geoff Keyes
5. Aiden Carley-Clopton 

6. Brian Dougherty

7. Eric Morgan

 

Not sure what to make yet, but I want in!

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1.  Alex Middleton 
2. Jaron Martindale

3.  Francis Gastellu

4.  Geoff Keyes
5. Aiden Carley-Clopton 

6. Brian Dougherty

7. Eric Morgan

8. Don Abbott

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18 minutes ago, Don Abbott said:

1.  Alex Middleton 
2. Jaron Martindale

3.  Francis Gastellu

4.  Geoff Keyes
5. Aiden Carley-Clopton 

6. Brian Dougherty

7. Eric Morgan

8. Don Abbott

9. Doug Webster 

 

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1.  Alex Middleton 
2. Jaron Martindale

3.  Francis Gastellu

4.  Geoff Keyes
5. Aiden Carley-Clopton 

6. Brian Dougherty

7. Eric Morgan

8. Don Abbott

9. Doug Webster 

10. Alan Longmire

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1.  Alex Middleton 
2. Jaron Martindale

3.  Francis Gastellu

4.  Geoff Keyes
5. Aiden Carley-Clopton 

6. Brian Dougherty

7. Eric Morgan

8. Don Abbott

9. Doug Webster 

10. Alan Longmire

11. Ted Stocksdale

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1.  Alex Middleton 
2. Jaron Martindale

3.  Francis Gastellu

4.  Geoff Keyes
5. Aiden Carley-Clopton 

6. Brian Dougherty

7. Eric Morgan

8. Don Abbott

9. Doug Webster 

10. Alan Longmire

11. Ted Stocksdale

12. Chiyo Razi

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It's what I voted for, so I guess I'll join in this year!

1.  Alex Middleton 
2. Jaron Martindale

3.  Francis Gastellu

4.  Geoff Keyes
5. Aiden Carley-Clopton 

6. Brian Dougherty

7. Eric Morgan

8. Don Abbott

9. Doug Webster 

10. Alan Longmire

11. Ted Stocksdale

12. Chiyo Razi

13. Joshua States

“So I'm lightin' out for the territory, ahead of the scared and the weak and the mean spirited, because Aunt Sally is fixin’ to adopt me and civilize me, and I can't stand it. I've been there before.”

The only bad experience is the one from which you learn nothing.  

 

Josh

http://www.dosgatosdesignsllc.com/#!

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdJMFMqnbLYqv965xd64vYg

J.States Bladesmith | Facebook

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https://www.etsy.com/shop/JStatesBladesmith

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1.  Alex Middleton 
2. Jaron Martindale

3.  Francis Gastellu

4.  Geoff Keyes
5. Aiden Carley-Clopton 

6. Brian Dougherty

7. Eric Morgan

8. Don Abbott

9. Doug Webster 

10. Alan Longmire

11. Ted Stocksdale

12. Chiyo Razi

13. Joshua States

14. Bruno

 

Good excuse to get more forging in.   So many options...   Maybe we can start an idea thread ?  For those undecided on what to make...

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8 hours ago, Bruno said:

Maybe we can start an idea thread ?  For those undecided on what to make...

Go ahead and start one up. The first few WIP threads usually provide a bunch of ideas, though. So stay tuned as folks start making stuff.

“So I'm lightin' out for the territory, ahead of the scared and the weak and the mean spirited, because Aunt Sally is fixin’ to adopt me and civilize me, and I can't stand it. I've been there before.”

The only bad experience is the one from which you learn nothing.  

 

Josh

http://www.dosgatosdesignsllc.com/#!

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdJMFMqnbLYqv965xd64vYg

J.States Bladesmith | Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/dos.gatos.71

https://www.etsy.com/shop/JStatesBladesmith

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  • 2 weeks later...

I apologize, things have changed and in just a few months, I wont have a shop until I'm able to rebuild one overseas, which will take a long while. I don't think it'd be fair to participate if my contribution was a rush job so I'm going to have to remove my name. I'm really sorry I won't participate, I was looking forward to this very much (my plan was to make wrought iron dividers with a little bit of engraving and inlay, maybe i'll still do that at some point).

 

I'm sure that once I see the tools you all make, I'll be even more bummed that I don't get to own one of them. Ugh :(

 

1.  Alex Middleton 
2. Jaron Martindale

3. Geoff Keyes
4. Aiden Carley-Clopton 

5. Brian Dougherty

6. Eric Morgan

7. Don Abbott

8. Doug Webster 

9. Alan Longmire

10. Ted Stocksdale

11. Chiyo Razi

12. Joshua States

13. Bruno

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  • 4 weeks later...

Ohhh I TOTALLY have a couple ideas for this. 

1.  Alex Middleton 
2. Jaron Martindale

3. Geoff Keyes
4. Aiden Carley-Clopton 

5. Brian Dougherty

6. Eric Morgan

7. Don Abbott

8. Doug Webster 

9. Alan Longmire

10. Ted Stocksdale

11. Chiyo Razi

12. Joshua States

13. Bruno
14. Robert D

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