Crafts Guests, Pros, and Panelists
Learn how to create things like chainmail, jewelry, papier-mache swords,and other fun stuff.
- Valhalla's Workbench
As an artisan and small business owner, teaching and learning is hisprimary focus. He has taught blacksmithing and other artisanal crafts for several years and graduated with honors in psychology program.
- Clay Cooper
An Army brat, Clay Cooper earned his Eagle Scout at 16 and graduated high school in Frankfurt, Germany.
He did a 4 year stint in the US Air Force as a mechanic on F-117 Stealth Bombers, then joined the US Army. He retired as an Infantry Platoon Sergeant First Class. He served on various combat deployments and peacekeeping missions on 4 continents.
He studied energy technology at the University of Montana. His interests include urban gardening, re-purposing things, and firearms. He gives panels at conventions as a modern armed combat advisor, specializing in helping writers and GMs make their stories more realistic.