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Welcome To
The William F. Moran, Jr. Museum & Foundation, Inc

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William F. Moran Hand Forged Knives
A quillon dagger forged by Bill Moran with brass fittings and heavy leather sheath

The Moran Knife of the Month will be on display at
Edgeworks Knife & Supply 



200 N. Market St., Frederick, MD 21701
Jul 1 - Jul 31
Click on the QR code at Edgeworks for special information.

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New full length videos available in the Members' Video area!

Jay Hendrickson, Wally Yater, B.R. Hughes, Joe Keeslar, and Johnny Perry

See the interviews from the W.F. Moran Bladesmith & Artisan Academy Grand Opening and more...

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Upcomming Events

Aug 3-4, 2024
9:00 - 5:00

"Beginner Bladesmith" class with Ed Clarke

Ed Clarke forging at Bill Moran's Forge

Sep 7-8, 2024
9:00 - 5:00

"Beginner Bladesmith" class with Ed Clarke

Ed Clarke forging at Bill Moran's Forge

Oct 19, 2024
10:00 - 4:00

9th Annual All-Forged Knife Show & Auction, with over 30 Knife Makers & Vendors.

Nov 2-3, 2024
9:00 - 5:00

"Beginner Bladesmith" class with Ed Clarke

Ed Clarke forging at Bill Moran's Forge

Nov 8-10, 2024
9:00 - 5:00

"Beginner Damascus" class with Ed Clarke

A billet of damascus (pattern-welded) steel, as might be used for making knives or cutlery

Dec 7-8, 2024
9:00 - 5:00

"Handles & Guards Class" with Ed Clarke

 

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