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The Georgia Custom Knifemakers' Guild is a non-profit entity dedicated to fostering and furthering the passion for custom knifemaking and related activities in Georgia. The Guild believes in promoting the craft through education and training and welcomes members of all skill levels.

General News : #33 Trackrock Hammer-in Fall 2017
Posted by Saunders, Jamey on 2017/8/29 13:30:00 (109 reads)
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Fall Trackrock Benefit Knife

Handcrafted and donated by my good friend and exceptional flint knapper Benjie Cronic. The 6” blade is knapped from India Bloodstone with an antler handle and comes with display stand shown. It will be on display during the Hammer-in.

We raffle off a custom hand made knife at each event. Proceeds go to Scottish Rite Childrens’ Hospital in Atlanta, GA
Tickets are $10.00 – you do not have to be present to win (but you really need to see this in person, it’s a beauty!)

#33 Trackrock Hammer-in Fall 2017

Date: Weekend of Sept 29th & 30th
Location: Trackrock Campground, Blairsville, GA
Directions: www.TRACKROCK.COM 706-745-2420
Best News: Open to all & no admission fees!
Activities: Bladesmithing, Hawk forging, Leather Crafting, Anything Knife Related

Who: Anyone interested in knives, knife making, hawks, leather work, collecting, trading, etc. Watch, meet and talk 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.
This is a Family oriented event so:

No unsafe or reckless behavior will be tolerated.

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.

Charity Knife Raffle: Custom knife will be on display during the event and drawing will be Saturday pm. Proceeds go to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Scottish Rite (here in Atlanta)

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.

Catered BBQ plate on site Saturday lunch – Pricing subject to caterer’s expenses.

Please contact me if you wish to participate, or need any further information.
Carl Rechsteiner

Website News : Winter 2016 Edition of Steel and Fire available for download
Posted by Saunders, Jamey on 2016/1/15 20:00:00 (2078 reads)
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This is the Winter 2016 edition of Steel and Fire, the GCKG's newsletter.

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