Gill Farhenwald Blacksmith Calendar  2003 Calendar of Blacksmithing Events
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 This page is open to list all blacksmithing events and meetings.

 Entries are sorted by month and year, not day.

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   2003 August
  Sample Event or Meeting, Location of the event, City, State, Country
About the event and who is demonstrating. The description can be relatively long but do not break into paragraphs. Use the link to point to a detailed page. Please note that your e-mail is encrypted in your name. Link and email must be entered via the form. No HTML allowed. Click for more information
Posted by - guru - Friday, 09/12/03 01:16:40 EDT
  CSI Sample Summer Event, Dempsey Park, West Cincinatti, OH, USA
9am to 7pm EDT: List your group's name and affilation in the title or description Click for more information
Posted by - guru - Friday, 09/12/03 01:16:40 EDT

   2003 September
   SOFA : Quad-State Conference 2003: Miami Fairgrounds, Troy, OH, USA:
Each year, during the forth weekend in September, SOFA (Southern Ohio Forge and Anvil) organizes the Quad-State Roundup conference.

SOFA Click for more information
Posted by - guru - Friday, 09/12/03 04:11:55 EDT
   The Madness -- Guild of Metalsmiths Annual Conference: Little Log House Threshing Grounds, Hastings, Minnesota
The fall get together and conference with demonstrators, auction, tailgating, gallery and more!
Madness Click for more information
Posted by Escher - Monday, 09/15/03 11:13:57 EDT

   2003 October
3 - 5
   New England Blacksmiths Fall Meet: Brentwood, NH
The New England Blacksmiths annual Fall Meet. The featured demonstrator will be Nol Putnam. The theme will be "Beyond Technique - How and Why we Forge". Saturday evening will feature a silent auction and Iron-in-the-Hat. Also a Green Coal area for those wishing to try their hand at something new. See our website for more info.
New England Blacksmiths website Click for more information
Posted by MarcG - Saturday, 09/13/03 06:28:33 EDT
   OBG Annual Terry Ellerbee Memorial Hammer-In: Macon, GA USA
Demos, Iron-in-the-hat(bring something) and maybe even anvils flying (bring umbrella, a very heavy umbrella;-), etc.
Ocmulgee Blacksmiths Guild Click for more information
Posted by - guru - Wednesday, 09/17/03 21:55:45 EDT
   CBA Oktoberfest: Fritz Hagist Ranch, near Cazadero, CA
The annual California Blacskmith Assoc. Oktoberfest. So far we have Corkey Storer and E.A.Chase using air guns. Bob Graham will use an air hammer and Jake James will fly in from England to use a plane hammer. Click for more information
Posted by Tim Cisneros - Monday, 09/15/03 23:50:16 EDT
   Tennessee Fall Homecoming: Museum of Appalachia, Norris, TN, USA
19th Century country living history event. Blacksmithing demonstrations by Jim Paw-Paw Wilson, assisted by Jock Dempsey and Charley Pierce using the Historic Bethabara Park portable blacksmith shop designed by Jock Dempsey.
Paw-Paw's Schedule Page Click for more information
Posted by - guru - Friday, 09/12/03 19:25:15 EDT
   Northwest Blacksmith's Fall Conference: Mount Vernon, WA
Fall Conference. demonstrators: Jorgen Harle from Orcas Island WA.
and Paul Thorne from Anacortes WA.
Schedule and info Click for more information
Posted by Wayne - Sunday, 09/14/03 14:29:47 EDT
   FABA Annual Conference: Blountstown, FL, USA
Florida Artists Blacksmiths Association annual conference. One of the major East coast conferences. Tim Ryan will conduct the auction and an anvil shoot. Large tailgate area. Demonstrators will include David Ponsler, Allen Kress, Don Hanson III and Steve Bloom. There will be smithing and non-smithing classes for smiths, spouses and children.
Florida Artists Blacksmiths Association Click for more information
Posted by - guru - Friday, 09/12/03 19:18:03 EDT
   Saltfork Craftsmen Artist-Blacksmith Association: Southwest Ironworks; Guthrie, OK
Annual Conference held in Historic Guthrie, Demonstrators will be Anvilfires' very own Gurus Frank Turley and Bill Epps. There will be an auction on Saturday evening. Tailgaters are welcome. For more information contact Bill
SCABA Website
Posted by Mills - Friday, 09/12/03 20:09:02 EDT
   Smeden van vuursteen tot staal: Archeon, nederlands
Historical blacksmithing demonstrations, including damascening and bloomery and lots more Click for more information
Posted by matthijs - Friday, 10/03/03 07:17:20 EDT
   Philip Simmons Artist Blacksmith Guild of South Carolina: Johnsonville, SC
The October meeting of the Philip Simmons Artist Blacksmith Guild of South Carolina will be held at Leo Hanna's forge in Johnsonville, SC. More information and directions can be found on our web-site. Click for more information
Posted by Phil Rosche - Tuesday, 10/07/03 10:39:55 EDT

   2003 November
1st and 2nd
   Trackrock Hammer-in: Blairsville Ga, Trackrock Campgrounds
A diverse group of smiths that get together to exchange information and share tecniques. A free event. To make lodging arrangements go to
Trackrock Campgrounds Click for more information
Posted by Trackrock Fall Hammer-in - Monday, 09/22/03 09:17:58 EDT
   Ocmulgee Blacksmith Guild Annual Auction: Macon Museum of Arts and Science
Saturday, November 1st will be the Annual Ocmulgee Blacksmiths Guild auction:

Museum of Arts and Science
4182 Forsyth Road
Macon, Georgia 31210
(478) 477-3232

Bring an item to donate to the Guild for auction, or just come for your chance to bid on items handmade by local Blacksmiths. The Public is cordially invited and encouraged to attend. See event calendar link below for details and directions. Event starts at 9:30 am.
Ocmulgee Blacksmith Guild Homepage Click for more information
Posted by OBG Georgia - Wednesday, 10/22/03 13:11:50 EDT
   George Dixon Flypress Demo: Kayne and Son Shop, Candler, NC
George Dixon, of The Traditional Metalsmith will put on a flypress demo at the Western NC blacksmiths meeting, 7pm. Meetings are always the second Wednesday of each month, everyone is welcome.
Directions Click for more information
Posted by - guru - Thursday, 10/16/03 13:43:18 EDT

   2003 December
   Meeting of the Philip Simmons Artist Blacksmith Guild of South Carolina: Sumter, SC
The December meeting will be held in Sumter, SC on December 13. A map and or directions will be posted on our web-site. Click for more information
Posted by Phil Rosche - Thursday, 09/18/03 07:59:07 EDT
   CVBG Christmas Party: Harold Longest's Shop
Please bring a covered side dish… we’ll provide the primary editables such as ham etc… We’ll supply the drinks too. This
year, instead of paying a demonstrator, we’ll have real live guild members (Pete Robertson, John Careatti, Roger Smith, John Elliott and more) giving a series of demonstrations on a variety of topics. The money that we would normally spend on a demonstrator will be given away as a second scholarship, the winner of which to drawn at the party itself.

This years Christmas exchange gift will be a candlestick.
CVBG Page Click for more information
Posted by - guru - Friday, 11/28/03 15:57:26 EST
   UMBA/Centaur Clinic - 12/13/03: Centaur Forge, Burlington, WI
FREE All day clinic, open to all level of smiths. Project: Snow Scene Grille. For more information & details, please visit UMBA's web-site. Pre-register with Centaur at 800-666-9175. Click for more information
Posted by John Biewer - Monday, 12/08/03 17:48:46 EST

   2004 January
   Bill Gichner Hammer In: Hutchison Bros. Farm, 11006 Lewiston Road, Cordova, MD
Bob Patrick is featured demonstrator. Registration is limited to the first 200 who sign up. Other demos also.
Contact Nancy Zastrow, 12800 Hammonton Road, Silver Springs, MD. 20904-3523

Cordova, MD is near Easton on the Eastern shore.
Posted by Conner - Sunday, 10/19/03 22:22:30 EDT
   Big BLU Power Hammer School: B2 Design, Ltd, Mooresville, NC
Learn freehand power hammer forging.

Hosted by B2 Design, Ltd, Sponsored by Oak Hill Ironworks, Limit 8 students.
Power Hammer School Click for more information
Posted by Josh - Tuesday, 12/23/03 17:47:33 EST
   Rose Demo/Class: 35 State St. Valley Falls, NY
Learn how to make roses. Tools, techniques, and materials will all be covered. Demonstation attendance is free but those wishing to make their own rose need to purchase a "rose kit". Please Pre-Register/RSVP
Registration & Directions Click for more information
Posted by Daniel Crowther - CDBA Secretary - Monday, 01/05/04 12:00:50 EST
   Big Blu Power Hammer School: B2 Design, Ltd. Mooresville, NC
1st class is full! Next class to be scheduled, soon.
Posted by Steve - Tuesday, 01/13/04 08:55:54 EST
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