Past TMS Bladesmithing Competition Winners

2017 Bladesmithing Competition

Winning Teams

First Place: South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Jackson Ade, Daniel Funk, Ryan Grant, Frederic Neiderer, Kevin Noto, Luke Shearer, Ryan Stevens

Second Place: Norwegian University of Science and Technology
"Reproduction of the T19391 Sword from the Late Norwegian Iron Age"
David Dominikus Eide Brennhaugen, Espen Undheim, Raghed Saadieh, Rune Hagberg Stana, Vincent Canaguier

Third Place: Colorado School of Mines
"A Closer Shave: Forging a Damascus Steel Straight Razor"
Allie Anderson, Tom Boundy, Brett Carlson, Hunter Sceats, Stuart Shirley

Honorable Mention: California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
"A Rapier Eclectic"
Dylan Fitz-Gerald, Kyle Rosenow, Cam Atwood, Josh Ledgerwood, Justin Boothe


Participants

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2015 Bladesmithing Competition

Winning Teams

First Place: Oregon State University
"Bowie Knife" Cody Fast, Casey Husk, Hunter Lottsfeldt, Lucas Teeter, Marco Teeter

Second Place: University of Florida
"Skinner Knife" Justin Dansbury, Daniel Machado, Rachel Guarriello, Mathew Wener

Third Place: Colorado School of Mines
"Kukri" Allison Loecke, Ryan Peck, Grant Bishop, Hunter Sceats, Kyle Heser, Connor Campbell

Honorable Mention: AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
"Damascas Steel Khanjar" Remigiusz Błoniarz, Estera Macho

Best Example of a Traditional Blade Process or Ore Smelting Technique
"Damascas Steel Khanjar" R. Connick, H. Vo, D. Frazer, W. Connick, R. Traylor, N. Bailey, J. Bickel, J. Austin, P. Hosemann


Participants

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Contact Us

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