Great News: Open to all with no admission fee!
Activities: Blade and Blacksmithing, Hawk Forging, Leather crafting and Anything Knife related.
Who: Anyone interested in knives, knife making, Hawks, leather work,collecting, trading, etc.
Watch, meet and talk with some of the Souths most talented makers and craftsmen and women.
See discarded steel, scrap metal, wood and bone transformed into functional works of art.
General: Craftsmen and visitors from all over the USA and other countries
Finished knives on display and for sale. Materials and Supply vendors, etc.
This is a family oriented event so: BEHAVE!
No unsafe or reckless behavior will be tolerated!
Additional:” Iron in the Hat” event Saturday after lunch to help fund the event. Please bring usable items for this event. This is a great opportunity to grab valuable plunder- knife making materials, parts and pieces.
Strictly voluntary, your participation is encouraged.
Charity Knife Donation: Custom knife will be on display during the event and the drawing will be Saturday pm. Proceeds go to the makers selected charity.
Accommodations: Trackrock has full hookups and primitive camping available. Blairsville and Young Harris are close by with hotels.
Catered Lunch: BBQ plates will be available on site for Saturday lunch. Pricing set by caterer (always reasonable).
“Special Note” we are starting a new program ( Forging Youth) to encourage these up and coming knife makers. In doing so, we will be giving away a complete forge setup, (i.e. anvil, forge, tongs and hammer) to help kick start their journey. We will be awarding a forge setup!
Please Contact Scott Garrison if you would like to set up your equipment and lend a hand teaching others our craft, or need any further information.