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Trackrock Hammer-in Spring Event Notice

Started this discussion. Last reply by Carl Rechsteiner Mar 11, 2014. 2 Replies

     Trackrock Hammer-in              Spring Event   2014 Notice:           Open to all & no admission feesDate:              Weekend of March 28th & 29th     Location:      Trackrock…Continue


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Apr 19

Carl Rechsteiner posted a status
"Cleavers: left-mastodon & rt-piano key. Blades: 1" (2" oal). The "Coyote Bowie" : coyote tooth, red bone, nickel. Blade: 1.5" (2.5" oal)."
Apr 8

Carl Rechsteiner posted photos
Apr 8

Carl Rechsteiner replied to Jamie Law's discussion Leatherman Wave Belt Pouch - And hello! in the group Custom Leather Work Shop
"Nice work Jamie, welcome aboard. Lot of good leather smiths connected here. Look forward to seeing more of your work."
Apr 8

Carl Rechsteiner posted an event

Trackrock 2018 Spring Hammer-in at Trackrock Campground,

March 23, 2018 to March 24, 2018
#34 Trackrock Hammer-in Spring 2018Date: Weekend of March 23th & 24thLocation: Trackrock Campground, Blairsville, GADirections: WWW.TRACKROCK.COM 706-745-2420Best News: Open to all & no admission fees!Activities: Bladesmithing, Hawk forging, Leather Crafting, Anything Knife RelatedWho: Anyone interested in knives, knife making, hawks, leather work, collecting, trading, etc. Watch, meet and talk talented bladesmiths, master leather craftsmen,…See More
Jan 26

Carl Rechsteiner commented on T.A.DAVISON's group Custom Knives and Sales
"Short Recurve Bowie     just off the bench, was a fun one to finish up and play with for a bit."
Nov 29, 2017

Carl Rechsteiner commented on T.A.DAVISON's group Custom Knives and Sales
"Milk River DagMMilk River DagMade this one a short while back, just before Trackrock. The 7' blade is forged from commercial Husq. mower blade (a CruV series steel); 13" OAL; guard is hammered bronze; handle is hog jaw with copper pins,…"
Nov 29, 2017

Carl Rechsteiner replied to Dennis Hibar's discussion Christmas 2017 Giveaway...NOW UNDERWAY!
"Thank you for the op."
Nov 12, 2017

Carl Rechsteiner replied to Jed Relativo Jr.'s discussion Stupid Things People Say About My Pocket Knife * Can I post it here?
"Heck Jan, you're well connected - no worries."
Nov 9, 2017

Carl Rechsteiner replied to Jed Relativo Jr.'s discussion Stupid Things People Say About My Pocket Knife * Can I post it here?
"At my age, I simply don't hang around people that don't carry knives."
Nov 8, 2017

Carl Rechsteiner replied to Jan Carter's discussion OCTOBER 2017 GIVEAWAY!
"Heck, they ate all the pumpkins!  Made this 12' bowie/sticker for a friend of mine in So.GA about 16 years ago. Forged from commercial Husky mower blade with wrought iron guard and carved osage handle. He sends me pics every year. Knife…"
Oct 30, 2017

Carl Rechsteiner posted a photo

Milk River Dag

Hand-forged 12" commercial mower blade; hammered bronze guard; hawg jaw handle; Copper rivets with pewter and antler insert.Photo by Dirk Loots
Oct 16, 2017
Jan Carter left a comment for Carl Rechsteiner
Oct 15, 2017

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How did you hear about iKnifeCollector?
Tamera Kitchens
Do you currently subscribe to any knife publication (offline)
How long have you collected knives?
61 to 65 years
Favorite Kind of Knives
Like 'em all
About Me
Bladesmith/knifemaker 50+ years; Master Artist; Charter member and past president Georgia Custom Knifemakers' Guild; Voting member The Knifemakers' Guild; Co-founder and instigator of Trackrock Hammer-ins; President of FOOSRK

UGA 1972 BSFR/Wildlife Biology; Professional ISA Certified Instrumentation Specialist; Environmental Impact Engineer, Rtd. Water/Wastewater certification.

Finally retired to full time Bladesmithing/knifemaking
Bladesmithing; Teaching Bladesmithing to youngsters
Flyfishing & kayaking
Hunting - blackpowder & pistol
Anything that requires being in the woods
Other Hobbies
Miniature Knifemaking
Carving and Lapidary

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At 15:27 on October 15, 2017, Jan Carter said…

At 5:14 on October 15, 2016,
Carl Rechsteiner

Thanks for all the well wishes folks - love the knife cards (of course). Those of you that know me know that my "biggy" for my birthday is being able to hold the Trackrock Hammer-in's each fall. Hope those that can will join us.

At 14:14 on October 14, 2016, Steve Scheuerman (Manx) said…

At 17:42 on October 13, 2016, Jan Carter said…

At 17:58 on October 14, 2015, Steve Scheuerman (Manx) said…

At 9:09 on October 13, 2015, Jan Carter said…

At 23:33 on April 1, 2015, Jim Kitchens said…

Yes, I knew Susie and Clay.


At 0:50 on January 1, 2015, J.J. Smith III said…

At 19:22 on December 22, 2013,
Charles Sample

Carl, thanks for joining the iKC Arsenal group.  I'm looking forward to seeing your posts and pics.

At 19:59 on December 9, 2013, Jan Carter said…

Hey Carl!  YES WE ARE LOOKING FOR A HAMMER IN TO ATTEND!  And since we are in Fl, your is sounding great!  Can you send me some more info on it?  You can send me some info right here


Just look under my pic and you will see send me a message.  Is it ok, if we can make it can I write it up on iKC?


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