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Best known for his wonderful hand made knives, tomahawks, and accoutrements, Joe Seabolt of Goshen, Ohio has been blacksmithing for over 25 years. He began his blacksmithing and knife making career at Historic Manskers station in Goodlettsville, Tennessee where he worked at the forge under the guidance of Steve Marshall. He later became a frequent attendee at many of the classes offered by Kentucky's famous House Brothers; coming "full circle", he currently joins the House Brothers as a guest instructor at their knife making classes in Woodbury , Kentucky.
Joe also teaches classes along with Ian Pratt on knife making and basic blacksmithing at the Log Cabin Shop in Lodi, Ohio, and has taught a class on gas forge construction at the same location.
A frequent demonstrator at various events and historic sites, Joe has been immersed in the culture of 18th century trekking and reenacting for most of his adult life. He is a life member of the National Rifle Association and has qualified for several of their instructor certifications. He is a member of the N.M.L.R.A., the C.L.A. and the American Bladesmith Society
His work is highly sought by reenactors , outdoorsmen and collectors .
He can be contacted at: email@example.com