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Jim Batson
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Jim is a noted blacksmith and bladesmith who has been teaching since 1980. A Master Bladesmith in the American Bladesmith Society, his knives are collected worldwide. He is author of "James Bowie and the Sandbar Fight" and "How to Make Your Own Hydraulic Forging Press." Jim received the Alex Bealer award from ABANA; has been inducted into the ABS Cutlery Hall of Fame in Little Rock, AR; and has work in the Historical Arkansas Museum. He continues to study "old timey" methods of forging ironwork and tools.

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