I will be at Arisia this weekend if anyone wants to chat about blacksmithing/knifemaking or just talk. Might even see if we can set up a "men in kilts" group photo at Arisia -- could be fun. I hope for next year to have a few knives in the Art show, and maybe do a panel or three.
Also, I'm looking for suggestions for knifemaking/blacksmithing events to hold this year. I'm currently planning on doing another tanto workshop, at least one more attempt at smelting, and some open shops for people just interested in hanging out in the shop.
Hope the rest of you had a better holiday season, and a great new year.