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

Ray Kirk

ABS Master Smith
Alabama Forge Council
Knife Group Association
Kansas Custom Knifemakers Association
Forged in Fire, S1,e8
Forged in Fire, S4,e5

Raker Knives, Tahlequah, OK

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

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

Steve Gatlin

Voting Member of The Knifemakers Guild
since 2009
Maker of Loveless Style Knives

Steve Gatlin Knives, Schertz, TX

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

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

Felicia Howard

ABS Apprentice
Forged in Fire S9:E12 Champion
“Out to Sea” Flensing Knife

Scissortail Bladeworks, Catoosa, OK

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

Jason Rinaldo

GySgt USMC (Ret)
ABS Apprentice
ABANA Member

Rinaldo Family Metalworks, Oklahoma City, OK

Brett South

Forged in Fire, S9,e3

The Rustique Forge, Oklahama City, OK

Tim Louk

Forged in Fire S5,e15 Champion
The Kelewang

Fa'el's Forge, Selah, WA