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   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
   1st 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. Demonstration 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

   2004 February
   Dan Boone's Annual Pasture Party: Louisa, VA
A one day event. Lots of different demonstrations going on between 9am and 4pm. Lunch included.

No up-front registration fee, but you MUST PRE-REGISTER BY CALLING 540-967-3267. We must limit registrations to first 200. You can call at anytime before 9pm to leave your name, address and phone number. Costs for the day are paid for by the Iron in the Hat, so you must bring something for this event, and be prepared to buy some tickets to help offset expenses. We've had some really cool things in the past and look forward to many more this year.

There will be a spouse's program involving polymer clay -- you also need to pre-register for this so we have enough clay on hand for everyone that want's to participate.

Louisa is near Charlottesville, directions on CVBG page.
CVBG Page - Directions Click for more information
Posted by - guru - Wednesday, 11/26/03 11:10:06 EST
   Spanish Colonial tinwork: La Posada Hotel, Winslow, AZ
Construct a Nicho : intense two-day workshop covering bending, folding, punching and decorating tin plus cutting and fitting glass and reverse painting on glass. Click for more information
Posted by verne lucero - Wednesday, 01/21/04 13:38:00 EST

   2004 March
   NC-ABANA Meeting: Oak Hill Ironworks, Morganton, NC
Hosted by Dean Curfman at Oak Hill Ironworks the original home of The BigBLU air hammer.

Uri Hofi style forging will be demonstrated. Experience the newest techniques in artist blacksmithing. Barbecue meal with all the trimmings by Chef Steve Barringer. The public is invited.
DETAILS Click for more information
Posted by Josh - Thursday, 12/04/03 13:41:15 EST
27, 28
   Furnace Town Blacksmiths, Mid-Atlantic Smiths - Annual Joint meeting: Snow Hill, Maryland. (Eastern Shore - - across the Bay from Baltimore & Washington, DC.)
Walt Scadden will be making marine hardware on Saturday. On Sunday, Walt will be leading a workshop making several of the items made during the demo. The workshop will have 12 participants. Mark Williams can be reached at 410-632-0914 (home) or The cost of the demo which includes lunch is $20 if paid before 1 March or $25 afterward. There will be a catered supper costing $16.00, reservations are required.
Posted by Conner - Tuesday, 01/20/04 00:05:26 EST
12-14 and 19-21
   Little Giant rebuild seminars : Nebraska City, NE
Sid Suedmeier puts on seminars on how to rebuild Little Giant power hammers. Fee: $95 To register or learn more, Call 402-873-6603 or email
Posted by Conner - Wednesday, 01/21/04 14:13:41 EST
26, 27, 28
   River Bluff Forge Council - 11th annual conference: National Ornamental Metal Museum - Memphis, Tn
Scheduled demonstrators are Dan Nauman, Eric Moebius (along with brother Jeff), and Tom Latané. These gentlemen recently collaborated on the “Neptune Gate” project for the Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum overlooking Lake Michigan in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The project was documented in detail through a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board which resulted in a series of articles in the Winter, Spring and Summer 2003 editions of The Anvil’s Ring. Each will bring different skills to demonstrate separately.

For information about the Forge Council, see our website at If you have any questions, Bob Rogers, 2004 President, River Bluff Forge Council, can be reached in the evenings at 901-278-7826 or by email at
Posted by Conner - Wednesday, 02/11/04 18:55:25 EST
   12th annual Forge Fest at the Plantation Agriculture Museum on Saturday, March 27th, 2003 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. : Scott, AR 72142
Dear Blacksmith,

Plantation Agriculture Museum is holding the 12th annual Forge Fest on Saturday, March 27th, 2003 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. We are searching for volunteer blacksmiths who would like to share their talents and skills with the public. This is an excellent opportunity to teach the public about the art of blacksmithing and to network with other blacksmiths. We welcome smiths with all skill levels and interests. I hope to see some of the Blacksmith’s Organization of Arkansas members and some of the Four State Iron Munchers Blacksmiths Association members at our event.

If you plan to join in the demonstrations, you will need to bring your own forge, tools and fuel. The museum will likely have a bladesmith (John Fitch, MS), farrier (Neil Kenzel) and general blacksmith (Rex Harrel) working throughout the day, but to make this a successful event, we need the clubs and more blacksmiths of all types to participate. We will allow sales as a further incentive to you and to help this event grow but we ask that you keep it low key.

The Plantation Agriculture Museum is located just 20 minutes from Little Rock at the junction of U.S. Hwy. 165 and Arkansas Hwy. 161. Take exit 7 off I-440 turn on U.S. Hwy. 165 South, go 5 miles to Museum and turn right on Arkansas Hwy. 161 in Scott, Arkansas. The Museum is open from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Sunday.

Even if you can not forge, be sure and attend our Forge Fest as a visitor. We also ask your help with finding places to post fliers and post information on web sites. Contact me if you have suggestions.

If you plan to demonstrate or have any questions or special needs, please contact me at (501) 961-1409 or or Ben Swadley at . We look forward to seeing you on March 27th, 2004.
Posted by Holly Houser, Museum Interpreter - Wednesday, 03/03/04 12:19:58 EST

   2004 April
   California Blacksmith Association Spring Conference: Vista, CA
Annual spring conference of the CBA. Held this year at the
Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum
2040 North Santa Fe Ave.
Vista, California
Details will be on the web site later.
CBA Web Site Click for more information
Posted by Fred Frontino - Tuesday, 11/18/03 17:04:31 EST
   Spring Open House, Art Exhibit and Sale: The Crucible - 1260 7th St. -Oakland, CA
Hands-on demonstrations in blacksmithing, welding, metal, glass work and other forms of industrial art, plus a live bronze pour, fire performances, and the exhibition and sale of faculty and student work will take place throughout the day. Call 510.444.00919 fopr further information. Click for more information
Posted by The Crucible - Friday, 03/19/04 15:26:31 EST
4/30/04, 5/1/04, 5/2/04
   13th Annual Ozark Conference : Warren County Fairgrounds in Warrenton, MO
The Blacksmith Association of Missouri is hosting the 13th Annual Ozark Conference on April 30th, May 1st, and 2nd of 2004 at the Warren County Fairgrounds in Warrenton, 40 miles west of St. Louis on I-70.
The featured demonstrators are: Dan Nauman doing traditional forging, Toby Hickman demonstrating tooling under a 100 pound air hammer, and Damascus Master Devin Thomas showing how to create a variety of figures in pattern welded steel.
Lectures and a forging contest will take place Friday evening with the demonstrators working Saturday 8 – 4 and Sunday 8 – Noon. Saturday evening there will be a banquet at extra cost and a fund raising auction. A Gallery of forged items will be on display throughout the weekend. Tailgaters abound.
Pre-registration by April 17th is $30, $35 for later and at the door. Individual days are $5 – Friday, $20 – Saturday, and $10 – Sunday. Spouses, dates, as well as children under the age of 18, of registered attendees are free.
For more information visit

Or contact, Fred Weisenborn
15709 Millbrook Dr.
Phillipsburg, MO 65722
(417) 589-2497

To register, mail checks to, Bruce Herzog, B.A.M. Treasurer
2212 Aileswick Dr.
St. Louis, MO 63129-3604

Posted by Fred Weisenborn - Tuesday, 12/23/03 23:53:23 EST
   ABANA Poster Contest: Deadline
ABANA’s First Biennial Art Poster Contest

This competition is open to everyone, there will be no jurying fee, the prize is two paid admissions to the 2004 ABANA Conference in Richmond, Kentucky (a $500 value).
Poster Contest Click for more information
Posted by - guru - Tuesday, 12/30/03 14:57:25 EST
   Blacksmithing Demonstration at the Mabee Farm: Rotterdam Junction, NY
Blacksmithing demonstration taking place on the oldest farmstead in the Mohawk valley. Demonstrators to include early Dutch Ironworking by John Ackner, 5th Century Irish forging by "Clans of the Dragon" re-enactment group, and 11th Century Norse forging by "Wolves of Woden" re-enactment group.
Detailed information Click for more information
Posted by Dan Crowther - CDBA Secretary - Friday, 02/20/04 09:52:44 EST
   22nd Annual New Salem Hammer In: Petersburg, IL
22nd Annual New Salem Hammer In will be held on Saturday and Sunday, April 24 - 25 from 10 to 4 both days. This years demonstrator will be Jymm Hoffman from Ambridge, PA. He specializes in museum quality 18th and 19th century reproductions and custom orders, including cooking utensils and fireplace equipment to architectural hardware, lighting devices and tools. His demo may include such things as musket tool, eating fork, rams horn fireplace handle, wall sconce, 2 candle chandelier and a shovel blade made in a ladle swage. Registration is $10 per day if received by April 15 or $15 per day thereafter. Lincoln's New Salem State Historic Site is located 20 miles northwest of Springfield, IL on State Route 97, or 2 miles south of Petersburg. Contact Jim Patton for more information.
Posted by Jim Patton - Monday, 02/23/04 12:05:23 EST
April 30
   Northwest Ohio Blacksmiths Hammer-in: Auglaize Village 12296 Krouse Rd. Defiance, Ohio
The 18th Annual Northwest Ohio Blacksmiths Hammer-in with Marty Reisig as featured demonstrator will be April 30, May 1-2 at historic Auglaize Village near Defiance, Ohio. Contact Bill Martin 7358 County Rd. 91 Gibsonburg, Ohio 43431 for flyer.
Posted by Bob Willman - Monday, 02/09/04 18:52:08 EST
   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 10 students.
Power Hammer School Click for more information
Posted by Josh - Thursday, 03/04/04 15:33:50 EST
   Classes Begin - Register TODAY!: 1260 7th St. Oakland, CA
The Crucible is a non-profit art education center that fosters a collaboration of Arts, Industry and Community. Through training in the fine and industrial arts, The Crucible promotes creative _expression, reuse of materials and innovative design, while serving as an accessible arts venue for the community.

Over 100 classes in 14 different mediums are being offered this spring quarter. For a complete list visit: Click for more information
Posted by The Crucible - Monday, 04/12/04 15:34:58 EDT

   2004 May
   Great Plains Blacksmith Assoc. Annual Banquet and Demo featuring Mark Aspery: 105 S. Main, Haysville, KS
A two day blacksmithing demo by Mark Aspery followed by our Annual Banquet and Auction. Cost for the demo is $50 for both days. You are welcome at the Banquet. Tailgating is encouraged. Limited to first 50 people. Registartions close April 28th.
GPBA Website Click for more information
Posted by Matt - Sunday, 02/29/04 22:42:35 EST
   West Virginia Armour-In: Washington, WV
Meeting of Armourers and those intrested in learning about making armor. Demonstrations, impromptu lessons. Bring something for Iron-In-The-Hat.

For details see the link below as well as the 29th Edition of the anvilfire NEWS.
2004 WV Armour-In Click for more information
Posted by - guru - Tuesday, 02/10/04 11:02:15 EST
   Meet the Instructors Day at Hancock Shaker Museum: Hancock Shaker Village, Pittsfield, MA
Meet the instructors, watch them demonstrate their crafts and sign up for workshops and classes at Hancock Shaker Village. Headed by master blacksmith William Senseney, classes include Blacksmithing 1 through 5, Rose and Floral Design, Colonial Hardware, Fanciful Faces and Whimsical Figures, and Pattern-welding workshops; also Shaker Iron work during our Shaker Crafts Seminar. Forged knife making, heat-treatment traditional hand tool making and intro to traditional hand engraving workshops are scheduled. Two-day, weekend classes offered throughout the year. Tuition normally $220/class, studio fees vary. See workshops offered on Hancock Shaker Village's site,, or contact Brian Emery for more information.
Posted by Brian Emery - Monday, 03/01/04 23:37:17 EST

   2004 June
   Guild of Metalsmith's June Meeting: Dick Carlson's shop in Hastings, MN
Our BiMonthly meeting where we have a show and tell, small auction, and this month the Hossfield folk will be showing off their bender.
Guild of Metalsmiths Click for more information
Posted by Escher - Friday, 04/16/04 12:49:15 EDT
   Camp Fenby: Oakley Farm, Avenue, MD, USA
This is the Longship Company's and Markland's rather laid-back medieval arts and crafts camp. Civilian clothes are perfectly acceptable, and both modern and medieval tools and equipment will be utilized. Everyone takes part.

This year Atli and helpers will be trying to built the Ren-Faire Junk Yard Hammer.

Event fee is $10/person or $30/family to cover the port-a-potty rental and other expenses. Camping is available on the farm and motels are within a half-hour drive. We usually have a crab feast Saturday night for which the crab eaters pitch in on the cost for these delectable crustaceans.

Oakley Farm, Rt 470 (Oakley Rd.), Avenue, MD, USA Click for more information
Posted by Bruce Blackistone (Atli) - Thursday, 04/22/04 12:46:20 EDT
   TRADITIONAL ARTS WORKSHOPS: artCentral 1110 E 13 Carthage, MO 64836
Workshops in blacksmithing, stone carving & wheel thrown pottery. Taught by acclaimed artists. Cookout & old time music. Click for more information
Posted by Lee Sours 417-358-4404 - Sunday, 05/09/04 11:48:34 EDT

   2004 July
   ABANA : Design and Build 2004: EKU Campus, Richmond, KY, USA
The 2004 ABANA Conference will take place on the beautiful campus of Eastern Kentucky University (EKU), in Richmond, Kentucky. The conference will formally begin with the Opening Ceremony on Wednesday evening July 7, 2004.
ABANA Conference Click for more information
Posted by - guru - Friday, 09/12/03 04:04:35 EDT
8th - 12th
   World Championship Blacksmiths' Competition: Calgary Exhibition & Stampede Calgary Alberta Canada
25th anniversary of the World Championship Blacksmiths' Competition. Thousands of dollars in prize money. Expanded Creative Forging event. Mail-in creative forging opportunity. Click for more information
Posted by Dana Cleghorn - Tuesday, 03/23/04 18:14:08 EST
   Lumber Jack Days: Marten River Prov Park. Ont Canada
Lumber Jack Days Marten River Prov Park Ontario Canada. Bring forges etc. and do your thing. Two day event, lots of food and events for the duration. MUST be self suportive. As the day gets nearer will post day. Its generally on 3th weekend. Been going there for the last 6 years!
Posted by Barney - Tuesday, 09/30/03 14:17:43 EDT
   Law Enforcement Armorer Tactical Rifles: Trinidad State Jr. College Trinidad, CO 81082
This course is designed to give the student an opportunity to learn basic maintenance and repair as well as accuracy modifications on their own rifles. Topics include cycle of operation, troubleshooting, maintenance and repair, trigger work, rebarreling, bedding and stock modifications. Law enforcement counter sniper rifles, long range match rifle and varmint types will be covered as well as the M16 and M14 types.
Law Enforcement Armorer Class Schedule Click for more information
Posted by TSJC NRA Programs - Tuesday, 11/04/03 13:07:34 EST
   Law Enforcement Armorer Hand Guns Class: Trinidad State Jr. College 600 Prospect St. Trinidad, CO 81082
This class, specifically for Law Enforcement personnel, provides instruction in safe firearms handling, armorer' tools, and instruction on Smith & Wesson and Colt revolvers and the Colt M1911; Smith & Wesson, Glock, SIG and Beretta semi-auto handguns; and Remington, Winchester and Ithaca pump-action shotguns. Parts nomenclature, disassembly and assembly, malfunctions, and parts fitting will be covered. Students should bring firearms to work on.
Law Enforcement Armorer Class Schedule Click for more information
Posted by TSJC NRA Programs - Tuesday, 11/04/03 13:10:40 EST
   Law Enforcement Armorer Shotguns Class: Trinidad State Jr. College NRA Gunsmithing School 600 Prospect St. Trinidad, CO 81082
This class, specifically for Law Enforcement personnel, provides instruction in safe firearms handling, armorer' tools, and instruction on Smith & Wesson and Colt revolvers and the Colt M1911; Smith & Wesson, Glock, SIG and Beretta semi-auto handguns; and Remington, Winchester and Ithaca pump-action shotguns. Parts nomenclature, disassembly and assembly, malfunctions, and parts fitting will be covered. Students should bring firearms to work on.
Law Enforcement Armorer Class Schedule Click for more information
Posted by TSJC NRA Programs - Tuesday, 11/04/03 13:12:35 EST
   Law Enforcement Armorer M14/M1A Class: TSJC NRA Summer Gunsmithing School 600 Prospect St. Trinidad, CO 81082
This course will cover in detail the building of M14/M1A type semi-auto rifles. Emphasis will be on maintenance and parts fitting, although accuracy work will be discussed.
Law Enforcement Armorer Class Schedule Click for more information
Posted by TSJC NRA Programs - Tuesday, 11/04/03 13:15:27 EST

   2004 August
5. - 8.
50 km southeast of munich, Bavaria, the will be the fifth meeting of blacksmiths, artists, authors, metalbuilders, fans, etc. at the "European Center for Today's Metal Art". The event is featured by the special-interest magazine "HEPHAISTOS". For more information see or Click for more information
Posted by Tobias Schumacher - Thursday, 02/19/04 09:39:26 EST
   B2 Design Power Hammer School: Mooresville, NC
Learn the dynamics of freehand power hammer forging, using the Uri Hofi system. Check the website for more information. Click for more information
Posted by Steve - Tuesday, 07/20/04 14:38:27 EDT

   2004 September
   NCABANA Bi-Annual Hammer-In: Dixie Classic Fairgrounds, Winston-Salem, NC
The Bi-Annual convention held by NCABANA

Elmer Roush and Richard Merrill - Saturday morning.
Lynda Metcalfe and Richard Merrill - Saturday afternoon.
Al Wagener and Elmer Roush - Sunday morning.

Al is one of three demonstrators at the Biltmore estate. He did a very interesting demo for our group on June 9th and has demonstrated here before. He has been blacksmithing for about 6 years and learned his blacksmithing from Dan Howachyn at Black Mountain Ironworks.

E-Mail E-Mail MM Williams
Phone Paul Garrett 828.835.8441.
Posted by Paw Paw - Sunday, 09/14/03 01:05:07 EDT
   19th Annual Blacksmith Conference: Tannehill State Park : McCalla, AL
Walt Scadden - Demonstrating Archetectural and maritime forging English Wheel and Bob Ferguson Full form Animals and tools. Large tailgate sale, Family program, Forging Contest.
Alabama Forge Council Click for more information
Posted by Mike Linn - Sunday, 05/02/04 14:45:42 EDT
   SOFA Quad State: Miami County Fairgrounds Troy, Ohio
The biggest used equipment sale of the year!

Featuring demos by Peter Ross, Jeff Fetty, Steve Schwarzer, Jay Cloce, Clay Spencer, Holly Fisher, Barry Wheeler and Brian Thompson.
SOFA Quad State 2004 Click for more information
Posted by - guru - Friday, 07/16/04 18:02:26 EDT
   Turley Workshop: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
In the recently opened "Moravian Smithy", Frank Turley will present an overview of Moravian architectural hardware, and will show techniques including forge welding and historic toolsmithing. The smithy was built by the Historic Bethlehem Partnership.
10AM to 5PM. Fee: $35.00. Coffee and donuts served in the morning.

Lunch: Brown bag or choose an eatery in downtwon Bethlehem a few steps from the smithy.

Tailgaters Welcome. Iron in the Hat Table.

Newly reconstructed Smithy
Colonial Industrial Quarter
459 Old York Rd.
Bethlehem, PA 18018.
More information by phone: 610-691-0603, Extension 20.
Posted by Frank Turley - Thursday, 08/05/04 10:02:02 EDT
   Turley Clinic/Workshop: Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, 3202 Chambers Way, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Frank Turley will demo/lecture, featuring agricultural work and minimal horseshoeing. Forge welding and toolsmithing as time permits. Click for more information
Posted by Frank Turley - Thursday, 08/05/04 10:14:36 EDT
   Willow Creek/ China Flat Museum 5th Annual Hammer-In with support from the Jefferson Area Smiths: Willow Creek/ China Flat Museum, Willow Creek, CA Corner of Hwy 299 and Hwy 96
Featured Demonstrators: ABS Journeyman Bladesmith Chuck Richards, Dewitt Tranberg, Greg Hartell, Roy Whisenant, Mike Hricziscse, and Darrin Masters. $25 for the weekend. Please RSVP @ 707.839.5142
Posted by Wendy Lawrence - Thursday, 08/19/04 11:20:39 EDT
   Guild of Metalsmith Fall Conference (the Madness): Little Log House Threshing Grounds
Fall conference with Randy McDaniel and Ward Brinegar as demonstrators. As well as our usual array of silent item auctions, gallery of metalsmith work, live auction fun, Altoid tin work, damascus bits contest, the list goes on . . .
Fall Conference 2004 Click for more information
Posted by Escher - Wednesday, 09/08/04 12:16:55 EDT
   Hammer In: Cherokee Strip Museum, Perry, OK
The Saltfork craftsmen ABA membership, other blacksmiths, and farriers have been invited to do smithing demonstrations at the Cherokee Strip Museum here in Perry, OK on Saturday, Sept. 18th. This will be part of the Annual "16th Celebration" -- the celebration of the town founding September 16th, 1893. As part of the Cherokee Strip Land Run, Perry is one of many towns in this part of Oklahoma founded in one day. For more information about the Land Run see:

The Cherokee Strip Museum is located on the West side of Perry on Fir Avenue (Interstate 35 @ Exit 186) about 1/2 mile east of I-35. Come join in the fun of a small town celebration; we will start around 9 AM in the shade of the large trees on the Museum grounds. Bring your portable forge and tools, or just show up and use the fire and tools that I'll have on hand. Tailgate and your hand-forged items for sale are OK. Jim Carothers, Member of the Board of Directors and President (2004) Saltfork Craftsmen ABA

Posted by Jim Carothers - Saturday, 09/11/04 06:06:46 EDT

   2004 October
   Pre-industrial iron symposium : Cooperstown NY
Over the three days we will light a charcoal fire, smelters and work in the shop to produce items from blooms. Throughout the event we will have lectures and demonstrations. Tickets will be $150 for all three days, and include breakfast and lunch on each day. $75 for single day (breakfast and lunch) and $5 for any specific lecture. For information call 1.607.547.1410 or 1.888.547.1450 (ask for Karen Wyckoff) or
Posted by Conner - Wednesday, 04/07/04 16:53:20 EDT
   Florida Artist Blacksmith Association Conference: Tanah Keeta Boy Scout Camp Jupiter, FL
Traditional Blacksmithing and Bladesmithing Demostrations, Classes, Auction, Family Programs, Tool Sales Click for more information
Posted by Bill Robertson - Saturday, 06/05/04 11:34:24 EDT
   Smeden van vuursteen tot staal (forging from flint to steel): Archeon historical theme park, archeonlaan 1, Alphen a/d Rijn, the Nethrlands
Many variations in historical metalworking, including bloomery, damascening, bronze casting, making flint tools, horseshoeing, plain old blacksmithing and some others.
Archeon homepage (mainly in Dutch) Click for more information
Posted by matthijs - Friday, 07/02/04 06:36:45 EDT
Smoke and Fire! See some of the best blacksmiths in the region. One full day of blacksmithing demonstrations, contests and fun!
Admission: $9 adults; $6 children 6-12; entry fee for Crafts Village

Contact: (870) 269-3851, Click for more information
Posted by Nancy Thompson - Thursday, 07/22/04 11:13:51 EDT
   Ocmulgee Blacksmith Guild Annual Terry Ellerbee Hammer-in: Shady Rest Forge 7475 Hammock Rd Macon, Ga
Annual Ocmulgee Blacksmith Guild terry Ellerbee Hammer-in. Dedicated to Terry and the art of Knifemaking.
Ocmulgee Blacksmith Guild Click for more information
Posted by Buster grubbs - Thursday, 09/02/04 11:15:24 EDT
   Saltfork Craftsmen Annual Conference: Perry, Ok
The Saltfork Craftsmen will host their 7th Annual Conference on October 16th and 17th at the Noble County Fairgrounds in Perry, OK. Bob Patrick of Arkansas and Don Mackay of Ottawa, Canada will instruct on the various techniques of traditional and modern blacksmithing methods.
Cost for the Demos is $75 for nonmembers which includes coffee, donuts, fruit each morning. Meals will be catered in on Sat. Noon and evening and Sunday Noon. Preregistration of a week is necessary to be included in the meals.
For more information, please call Charlie Groom, Conference Registrar (918) 272-2200, email: astro@webzone or visit our web-site. Click for more information
Posted by Larry Mills - Monday, 09/27/04 08:46:06 EDT
   Southern Illinois Metalsmiths Fall Conference: Southern Illinios University at Carbondale
World Renown demonstrators Peter Ross and Tom Latane'. Tailgaters welcome. JOIN US!!!
Posted by Jeff Walen - Wednesday, 10/13/04 18:03:40 EDT

   2004 November
   Clinic: New Mexico Professional Horseshoers Association: Turley Forge, Santa Fe, NM 87507
Coffee, donuts, and forging: Farriers' toolsmithing / Vintage farriers' tool display / What shoeing was like in the U.S. before the British came over in the early 70's and tried to show us that we didn't know how.

Turley Forge Click for more information

Posted by Frank Turley - Tuesday, 03/23/04 21:25:19 EST

   2004 December

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