Knifemakers

J. Neilson

ABS Mastersmith
Judge on History Channel’s Forged in Fire
Texas Knifemakers’ Guild LoneStar Member
Battleship Texas Artisan

Neilson's Mountain Hollow, Towanda, PA

David Baker

Forged in Fire Judge
Historic Weapons Specialist
Prop Maker & Weapons Smith

Hollywood Combat Center & Baker Blades

Ricardo Vilar

ABS Journeyman Smith
Forged in Fire S7:E27 Champion
“The Akakalaka”
Judge for Desafio sobre Fuego Latinoamerica

R. Vilar Knives, Nashville, AR; from Sao Paulo, Brazil

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

Nick Orr

ABS Journeyman
Knifemakers’ Guild Voting Member
Texas Knifemakers’ Guild LoneStar Maker

Orr Customs, Longview, 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

Felicia Howard

ABS Apprentice
Forged in Fire Champion
S9:E12 Out to Sea

Scissortail Bladeworks, Catoosa, OK

Jaymes Stevens

ABS Apprentice
Forged in Fire S10:E1

J.M. Stevens Knives, Maumelle, AR

J. Alex Ruiz

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

Volundr Forge, San Antonio, TX

Curt Zimmermann

Texas Knifemakers’ Guild

Curt Zimmermann Custom Knives, Longview, TX

Jarrod Fiscus

Forged in Fire S7:E31 Champion
Titanium Smackdown

Waving Hands Forge, Rangely, CO

Jessie Wipperman

ABS Apprentice
Forged in Fire S9:E25 Champion
Marvel Midnight Sons

7 Forge, Des Moines, Iowa

Joshua Meyer

Bladesmith • Artist • Instructor
Forged in Fire Champion
S9:E23 Supersized: Elephant Swords

The-Quench, Flagstaff, AZ

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
Battleship Texas Artisan

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