Master Smiths Bert Gaston, Chairman of the Master Smith Judging Committee, and Greg Neely, ABS Chairman and a former Master Smith Judging Committee Judge, discuss in detail the standards used by the ABS Judging Committees to evaluate the five (5) knives presented by candidates for Journeyman Smith and Master Smith stamps in Atlanta at the Blade Show each year.

This DVD contains the following Chapters:

1. ABS Journeyman and Master Smith stamps
2. The flow of the knife
3. Library, shows, discussion
4. The judging panel
5. Knives presented to the panel for judging
6. Workmanship flaws
7. ABS Mastersmith’s test
8. European Damascus Quillon Dagger