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If you've ever wanted to learn the art of bladesmithing, make a special gift for someone, or simply to do a hands-on project for yourself, now's the chance! Beginners and advanced courses are available.  Each is a two day course where you will learn to make your own basic knife using stock removal steel and a chosen handle material. Students will learn how to shape the steel into a knife using one of our existing designs or you can create one of your own. Instruction includes how to cut, shape, and harden the steel, attach a handle, and make a sheath...all...

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For the first time, BlackGuard will be traveling with Crispy and The Man Spot to Blade Show 2018 in Atlanta Georgia from May 31st to June 4th. We will be rolling out new products for sale such as axes, knives, beard care, and using our new CNC machine for an epic-designed show booth created by myself and Shannon, my right hand man. Stay tuned for updates and if you're in the area come see us for demos, discussions, samples, and swag. We're putting a lot of money, time, and love into this show and would love to see some of...

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2016 Family Fun Fair for PTSD Awareness, About BlackGuard Customs, Axes, Buckles, Cpl Chad, Events, Knives -

*Graphic Warning* The story you're about to read is personal. It's about the lives of a family struggling that almost didn't make it until we met a neighbor named Eric who (undoubtedly through his deceased son, gave freely and without hesitation). Liam and I are very introverted but as we sit, small business owners, people seem to want to know the story. His story. So I will tell it. Not because we want notoriety or pity, but because there is a stigma behind our veterans (or anyone struggling) that seeking mental health treatment is "bad". We will sacrifice our privacy in...

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Holy balls we had a visitor (Travis Miller of Milller Tactical) who brought in another visitor to the shop! ! His name is Vaughn but you might already know him as "The Man Spot". The Most Interesting Man in the World holds no candle to this guy! He's become a social media icon and boasts a whopping 50k+ followers on Instagram. This man is the patriot of patriots and oozes the phrase "I don't give a fuck!" We love it! If you're not following this man-god and his amazing family featuring his gorgeous wife and kid "Mr. Littles", you're missing...

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We're now the proud owners of a new Boss Laser Engraver. We can custom design anything for a company or individual. We expect to come out with three Yeti Colster Designs of our own in the next week or two but don't let that stop you from coming up with something custom that's just for you.  Yeti is an fast growing company based on our hometown of Austin, TX, not far from our shop. These unique products are cornering the market on coolers because of their modern insulation and design for superior cooling. The Colster is made of 18/8 kitchen grade,...

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