Schedule The Week End Of August 1 -- August 3, 2008 For The Knifemakers' Guild Show -- Meet World Class Knifemakers And The Maker Who Created The Knife For The 2008 'Rambo' Movie

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Mingle with several hundred dedicated custom knife makers from the United States and 12 other countries who will be displaying and selling their newest knife designs. By making reservations at the Buena Vista Palace before July 1st room holders will be eligible to win $500.

Once again the Annual Knifemakers' Guild Show is coming to Orlando, FL. No one should miss the largest gathering of today's top notch custom knifemakers. After 39 years one might think that the art of knife making would have reached a plateau, but this is not so. The artistry of knifemaking continues to be elevated to a whole new realm of excellence the likes of which must be seen and handled to really appreciate. Custom knifemaking really is fine art.

All those attending the Knifemakers' Guild show will be eligible to win one of the four knives that were made by Warren Osborne, Gayle Bradley, Marvin Solomon and Bill King. These makers were selected to create special knives for this years show. Winners do not have to be present at the drawings.

Custom made knives have been made for Presidents, Governors, movies, celebrities and other owners of knives from all walks of life. Gil Hibben, President of the Knifemakers' Guild is one of many custom knifemakers who have been involved in making knives for the movies. In 1987 Hibben was selected by Sylvester Stallone to create the knife for "Rambo" III. After 20 years Hibben was again called upon to create a knife for 2008 "Rambo" movie.

Do not forget August 1st through August 3rd, when thousands of knife enthusiasts will attend the show, to see and purchase the newest designed knives from Knifemakers' Guild Members. The doors will be opened to all those interested, Friday -- 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Seminars have been scheduled for Sunday morning between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. For fun and exciting time watch the Cutting Competitions beginning Sunday at 3 p.m.

The President's Gala will be held on Thursday July 31, 2008 at 7:30 p.m. for the Honorary Members, Guild Members and Associate Members. One new Honorary Member will be selected by random drawing to receive a FREE plane ticket and hotel accommodations for next's year's Guild show. Honorary Members receive the newsletter published four times a year. They pay no admission fee at the annual Knifemakers' Guild Show and are admitted one hour before the show opens to the public. Inquiries regarding becoming an Honorary member, please visit .

When making your room reservations at the Buena Vista Palace be sure to mention the Knifemakers' Guild Show in order to receive the special room rate and to be eligible to win $500. Room reservation must be made no later than Tuesday July 1, 2008.

For additional information on the news in the subject of this release, contact Gil Hibben at 502-222-1397 or visit


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