The Great American Super Hammer-In is a new type of event offered by the American Bladesmith Society, that is much larger with demonstrations that Include beginner, intermediate and advanced topics.  Hosted by the Southern Ohio Forge and Anvil Blacksmith Association.

The weekend will include learning opportunities for fledgling forgers to Master Bladesmiths, its own knife show, and testing and judging for Journeyman and Master Bladesmith certification.

The Hammer In is at the Miami County Fairgrounds in Troy, Ohio.  The Hammer In is well attended at this well equipped facility used by the Southern Ohio Forge and Anvil Blacksmith Association. The demonstrators will include ABS Mastersmiths and Journeyman Smiths and the details are listed here: Mid America Super Hammer-in Bladesmithing Convention.

Contact Cindy Sheely, ABS Office Manager at [email protected] or call (419) 832-0400 for registration information.

Call Butch Sheely at (419)308-3471 or email [email protected]  for more information about this event.

Pre-registration is CLOSED, ALL ARE WELCOME TO COME AND REGISTER ON SITE!! on site registration cost is $90 for the weekend, so please register early. Pre-registration will close Monday, August 14, 2023, to prepare badges and paperwork.

Please come and join us, we have plenty of room, plenty of knowledge available for you all to soak up.  See you in Ohio!  Cindy.

Please note, camping donation have gone up to $30 for electric hook up and remain $15 for primitive.  You will take care of camping on site.