Friday, July 28, 2017

HCH Journeyman and Master Qualification List - as of January 2017


Journeyman Horner Advancement List
                       Name-Last Name First                                    Now Master Horner Qualification Date Qualification Location Notes   
Albrecht, Bob No July 29, 2005 Dixon’s, Kempton, PA HB-Aug 2005-pg 1 (Submitted 5 Items)
Becker, Joe Yes n/a n/a Grandfathered: Announced in HB-Aug 2004-pg 5
Bottiger, Jeff No March 7, 2009 Norris, TN HB-May 2009-pg 23
Brownewell, Chuck No March 7, 2015 Carlisle, PA HB-Summer 2015-pg TBD
Burke, Mike No March 3, 2012 Carlisle, PA HB-Summer 2012-pg 8
Byers, Clinton No March 8, 2014 Carlisle, PA HB-Summer 2014-pg 11
Cadle, Roland Yes n/a n/a Grandfathered: Announced in HB-Aug 2004-pg 3
Carter, William No March 3, 2007 Deerfield, MA HB-July 2007-pg 1
Davis, Mike No March 7, 2009 Norris, TN HB-May 2009-pg 23
DeCamp, Art Yes n/a n/a Grandfathered: Announced in HB-Aug 2004-pg 3
DeWald, John Yes March 2, 2013 Carlisle, PA HB-Summer 2013-pg 14
Dumke, Carl Yes July 30, 2011 Dixon’s, Kempton, PA Not in HB-Validated by Carter with Dumke
Ehlert, Ron Posthumously Awarded n/a n/a Grandfathered: Announced in HB-Aug 2004-pg 3
Elsenbeck, Gary No March 5, 2016 Carlisle, PA HB Summer 2016-pg 9
Fererro, Don No March 8, 2014 Carlisle, PA HB-Summer 2014-pg 11
Frankfort, Willy Yes n/a n/a Grandfathered: Announced in HB-Aug 2004-pg 3
Hujsa, Richard No n/a n/a Grandfathered: Announced in HB-Summer 2012-pg 8
Hutton, Pete No n/a n/a Grandfathered: Announced in HB-Aug 2005-pg 1
Karkalla, Mike No March 7, 2009 Norris, TN HB-May 2009-pg 23
Kiselica, John Yes n/a n/a Grandfathered: Announced in HB-Aug 2004-pg 3
Larkin, Lee Yes n/a n/a Grandfathered: Announced in HB-Aug 2004-pg 3
Leach, Jim No July 30, 2011 Dixon’s, Kempton, PA Not in HB-Validated by Carter with Leach
Long, Ed No March 7, 2009 Norris, TN HB-May 2009-pg 23
Miller, Dave No July 24, 2010 Dixon’s, Kempton, PA Not in HB-Validated by Carter with Miller
Moore, Richard No March 2, 2013 Carlisle, PA HB-Summer 2013-pg 14
Morrisson, Scott No March 5, 2016 Carlisle, PA HB Summer 2016-pg 9
Mumma, Spark No March 12, 2011 Altoona, PA HB-Summer 2011-pg 19
Pease, Jim No n/a n/a Grandfathered: Announced in HB-Aug 2004-pg 5
Pewtress, Randy No March 3, 2007 Deerfield, MA HB-July 2007-pg 1
Proud, John Yes n/a n/a Grandfathered: Announced in HB-Aug 2004-pg 3
Reddick, Rex No March 8, 2014 Carlisle, PA HB-Summer 2014-pg 11
Sanner, Tim No July 29, 2006 Dixon’s, Kempton, PA Not in HB-Validated by Carter with Sanner
Scott, Joseph No March 4, 2006 Pittsburg, PA HB-May 2006-pg 5
Sheets, Rick No March 8, 2014 Carlisle, PA HB-Summer 2014-pg 11
Sutt, Glenn No March 8, 2014 Carlisle, PA HB-Summer 2014-pg 11
Tanner, Calvin No n/a n/a Grandfathered: Announced in HB-Aug 2004-pg 5
Toone, Dick No March 7, 2015 Carlisle, PA HB-Summer 2015-pg TBD
Tschanz, Erv Yes n/a n/a Grandfathered: Announced in HB-Aug 2004-pg 5
Walker, Charles No March 7, 2007 Dixon’s, Kempton, PA Not in HB-Validated by Carter with Walker
Willis, Frank  No n/a n/a Grandfathered: Announced in HB-Aug 2004-pg 5
Master Horner Advancement List
Name-Last Name First Qualification Date Qualification Location Notes
Becker, Joe Profile March 9, 2008 Williamsburg, VA Horn Engraving Techniques
March 7, 2009 Norris, TN 3 Items Qualification
Cadle, Roland Profile March 3, 2007 Deerfield, MA Pennsylvania Powder Horn Characteristics
DeCamp, Art Profile March 3, 2007 Deerfield, MA The Uniquely Styled Pennsylvania Berks County Screwtip Powder Horn
DeWald, John Profile March 5, 2016 Carlisle, PA Scrimshaw & Engraving, History, Transition, Art Form: A Perspective
Dumke, Carl Profile March 8, 2014 Carlisle, PA The Hornebook – A Study of History, Form and Function
Ehlert, Ron** March 7, 2009 Norris, TN Making Powder Horns with Ron Ehlert (DVD) substituted for presentation
Frankfort, Willy Profile March 6, 2006 Harper’s Ferry, VA Manipulation of Liquid Horn
Kiselica, John Profile March  9, 2008 Williamsburg, VA 3 Items Qualification
March 7, 2009 Norris, TN Techniques for Incorporating Precious Metals into Powder Horns and Flasks
Larkin, Lee Profile March 6, 2006 Harper’s Ferry, VA A Case for Mistaken Attribution
Proud, John Profile March 6, 2006 Harper’s Ferry, VA Rufus Grider
Tschanz, Erv Profile March 3, 2007 Deerfield, MA Notes from a Horner’s Workshop: How to Make a Spoon

** Denotes Posthumously Awarded Master Horner status.

Grandfathered:  To get the Guild system established, a provision was made in Standing Rule No. 1, Section E, to accommodate the start-up:  “Members of the HCH who have won a blue ribbon at Dixon’s Gun Makers Fair in its horn competition or the HCH’s annual horn competition prior to 2005 may advance to the rank of Journeyman.  Application, along with proof, must be made by letter to the Awards Committee.”  Everyone had to meet the criteria for advancement to Master, no exceptions were made.  See HB issue May 1, 2004 for article “HCH Guild Structure Passed.”