Kansas Custom Knifemakers Association

Central States Hammer-in & Knife Show

Saturday Sept. 15th

Columbus, KS.

Mark you calendar for Saturday Sept. 15th to attend the Central States Hammer-in and Knife Show at KCKA member Phil Evan's shop in Columbus, KS.  Below is list of the activities planned.  For more information please call or text Phil at 620-249-0639. 


  • 0900-1000hrs. - MS Tad Lynch - Domed buttons & silver brazing
  • 1000-1100hrs. - MS Lin Rhea - Forging a blacksmith knife
  • 1100-1200hrs. - MS Steve Culver - Designing slip joint folders
  • 1200-1300hrs. - Lunch Break - Food will be available for purchase on site
  • 1300-1400hrs. - Cutting Competition
  • 1400-1500hrs. - MS Brion Tomberlin - Hamons
  • 1500-1600hrs. - MS Ray Kirk - Forging an integral knife
  • 1600-1700hrs. - MS Gary Mulkey - History of Damascus, wootz to present
  • Paul Brown doing grinding demos throughout the day with a Burr King grinder
  • Complimentary dinner Friday night at 1800hrs. at Phil's for all table holders
  • Knife awards to be given out for the knife show
  • Saturday a drawing will be held for all table holders for a new Burr King grinder compliments of Burr King
  • Knife Show, tables are $125 - contact Phil for more info on tables
  • Several knife suppliers will be in attendance

This is sure to be a great event for all who attend with all the talent that'll be present.  Come join in on the fun~!!

Address for Hammer-in:    594 S.E. 40th

                                                  Columbus, KS.  66725

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