20th Annual Blacksmith Days

 

May 17-18, 2008

at the

Carroll County Farm Museum Westminster, Maryland

 

                                 Featuring

Randy McDaniel

Ken Schwarz

Dragonfly Enterprises

Colonial Williamsburg

   

Hollow Form Forging

Traditional Tomahawks

Forged Iron Auction 4:30PM Saturday

Other Demonstrations

 Forged Items Contests

Bladesmithing & Damascus................

                                                 Rob Dekelbaum

                                                     Larry Nowicki

                                                            J. Neilson 

                1. Sample Grille   

                2. Bowie Knife

Brass Casting ........ Walter VanAlstine On Site Forging Contest
Iron Kiss Hammers........ John Larson

Prizes Awarded

Repousse ..................... Kerry Stagmer  
Carving .......................... Teddy Gregor Admission:

$30.00  In Advance  $40.00 At Gate

Mountain Men                 Bill Chestnut  (Includes Breakfast & Lunch   Sat & Sun)
“Tall Tales”....................... & Mark Haines Sat Dinner $8.00 Extra (In Advance Only)
“Sheep to Shawl........... Fiber Artists Public Welcome  Enter from 12:00 to 5:00 PM
  for the Regular Farm Museum Entry Fee

Eye Protection Required to Watch Demonstrations - Please Remember to Bring Yours

          

Silent Auction Saturday/Sunday

 

Attendee’s  may consign blacksmithing/metal working tools and equipment Consignments subject to 20% auction commission and Maryland sales tax (5%) will be charged.  Include list/description of items to be consigned with registration

 

Portfolio and Forged Items Display Tables

 

Bring examples of your work and/or portfolio to network with other smiths and show the public.  The Farm Museum is open to the Public from 12:00-5:00PM on Saturday and Sunday when they may observe Blacksmith Days activities

 

 

For Additional Information Contact:

2008 Blacksmith Days Chairman  

Ted McNett

(717) 646-9839 

 

Blacksmith Days Flyer

Schedule of Events

Advance Registration Deadline: May 1, 2008

Registration Form

Directions

 

Accommodations

Best Western

Boston Inn

Days Inn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Demonstrator Bios

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Auction Items

 

 

 

 

Contest Rules

Blacksmith Days Raffle Items

Drawing 4:30 Pm May 18, 2008 at Blacksmith Days

Carroll County Farm Museum

Tickets available at Sales Table in Pavilion

Tickets - $1.00 Donation - 6 for $5.00 - 13 for $10.00

 

 

Rose Forged by  Dorothy Stiegler

 

 

 

 

Damascus Knife Forged by Rob Dekelbaum

Check back to see knife with sheath

 

 

Blacksmith Tool Box and Tools

Forged by BGCM Members

 

 

Tool Box Hand Crafted from Tiger Maple by Walter VanAlstine

Tools:

On Box Left to Right:

Scribe by Ted McNett

Bending Wrench by Dave Hammer

Railroad Spike Tongs by Tom Anderson

Tool Holder by Tom Anderson

Tool Tongs by Bill Clemens

(with Tong Clip and Atlantic 33 Straight Chisel, Curved Chisel, Veining Tool, Punch, & 2 blanks )

Flux Spoon by Ted McNett

Pick-Up Tongs by Ted McNett

Center Punch by Ted McNett

In Front of Box:

Hacksaw by Ken Strosnider

Wooden Mallet by Winters Mill High School Students

Cross Pein Hammer by Bill Clemens

Handled and Sheathed Rasp by Albin Drzewianowski

Bending Fork by Dave Hammer

Center Finder by Tom Anderson

Tong Clip by Ted McNett

 

Tool Chest Draw Details (Hardware  by Tige Davis)

 

Colonial Fire Shovel Swedge  by Dick Smith

 

 

Leaf Veining Tool by Bob Hungerman

 

 

 

Dragon Tongs by Tim Beachley

 

 

 

Fire Shovel by Ray Neubauer

 

 

 

 

Dividers by Gary Brown

 

 

 

Straight Pein Hammer by Todd Brown

 

 

 

Farriers Tongs by Bill Clemens

 

 

 

Hardy Cone Mandrel  by James Baldwin

 

 

 

Check back to see additional tools as they are added

 

 

 

 

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