Terry Vandeventer

ABS Master Smith 2006

Vandeventer Knives, Terry, MS

J. Neilson

ABS Mastersmith
Judge on History Channel’s Forged in Fire

Neilson's Mountain Hollow, Towanda, PA

JW Randall

ABS Master Bladesmith 2003
2017 International Forged in Fire Champion
S4,e19 Spadroon

JW Randall Custom Knives, Keithville, LA

Johnny Stout

Art Knife Invitational
ABS Apprentice Smith
Texas Knifemakers’ Guild, LoneStar Member

Johnny Stout Handmade Knives, New Braunfels, TX

Bob Merz

The Knifemakers’ Guild, Voting Member
Texas Knifemakers Guild
100%er Knife Group

Merz Knives, Katy, TX

Stan Buzek

Knifemakers Guild, Voting Member
Texas Knifemakers Guild, Lonestar Member
ABS Apprentice Smith

S. Buzek Knives, Caldwell, TX

Matt Collum

The Knifemakers’ Guild, Voting Member

Collum Custom Knives, Calera, AL

Gary Chelette

The Knifemakers’ Guild Voting Member
Texas Knifemakers’ Guild

Chelette Knives, Spring, TX

John H. Davis

The Knifemakers Guild
Voting member since 2007
Florida Knifemakers Association
Former President & Treasurer
ABS Apprentice

John H Davis, Freetown IN

J. Alex Ruiz

ABS Member
TKG Lone Star Member
Artist Blacksmiths of North America
Forged in Fire, S5, e13 Horseman’s Axe Champion

Volundr Forge, San Antonio, TX

Jarrod Fiscus

Forged in Fire S7:E31 Champion
Titanium Smackdown

Waving Hands Forge, Rangely, CO

Jason Floyd

TKG LoneStar Maker
Forged in Fire S9:E3 Champion
The Ninja’s Sword

Top Notch Blades, Amarillo, TX

Nicholas Orr

ABS Journeyman Bladesmith
TKG LoneStar Maker
Knifemakers Guild Probationary Member

Orr Customs, Longview, TX

Chris Farrell

Forged in Fire S1:E2 Champion
The Chakram
FiF Beat the Judges Competitor

Fearghal Blades, Elgin, TX

Dan Girard

Texas Knifemakers’ Guild LoneStar Member
Texas Knifemakers’ Guild Board Member – West Region

Girard Knives, Buffalo Gap, TX

Aaron Lawvere

The Knifemakers’ Guild
ABS Apprentice Smith
Texas Knifemakers’ Guild – LoneStar Maker
Oklahoma Knife Group

Lawvere & Son Knife Co., Arlington, TX

Brett Noake

ABS Journeyman Bladesmith
TKG LoneStar Knifemaker & Board Member

Noake Custom Knives, Spring, TX

Justin Hammerson

TKG Lonestar Maker
Forged in Fire s9,e10 Champion
Revolutionary War Forge

Hammerson Forge, Lockhart, TX

Jojo Salyers

Forged in Fire S9,e18 Champion
The Notorious Naga

Yellow Rose Forge, Rutherford, NC

Shelley Jack

ABS Apprentice
Texas Knifemakers’ Guild

Gypsy Soul Knives, Hillsboro, TX