22nd Annual Blacksmith Days


May 14-16, 2010

at the

Carroll County Farm Museum Westminster, Maryland




Mark Aspery  

 Glenn Horr

Mark Aspery School of Blacksmithing

Highland Forge

Mark Aspery

Glenn Horr


Forging Fri afternoon, Sat & Sun

Forging Sat & Sun


Iron Smelt Friday Afternoon 

 Forged Items Contests

 Other Demonstrations

            1.  Nut Cracker  

            2.  Axe / Tomahawk

Horseshoe Forging ........ MD Farriers 3.  On Site Forging Contest
Brass Casting ........... Walter VanAlstine
Iron Kiss Hammers........ John Larson

Prizes Awarded

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

$30.00  In Advance  $40.00 At Gate

  (Includes Breakfast & Lunch   Sat & Sun)
  Sat Dinner $8.00 Extra (In Advance Only)
  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


Forged Iron Auction 4:30PM Saturday

Blacksmith Days Raffle Items

1.  Knife Forged by Rob Dekelbaum and

Finished by Butch Harner

Raffle Knife 1

Raffle Knife 2

Raffle Knife 3

2. Chess Set and Board

Forged by BGCM Members

Chess Set

Chess Set

Chess Set Black

Chess Set White



Drawing 4:30 Pm May 16, 2010 at Blacksmith Days

Carroll County Farm Museum

Tickets available through guild members and at Blacksmith Days Sales Table in Pavilion

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



Silent Auction Saturday/Sunday


Attendeeļæ½s  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:

2009 Blacksmith Days Chairman  

Theresa Pigula

(301) -471-5829 


Blacksmith Days Flyer

Schedule of Events

Advance Registration Deadline: May 1, 2010

Registration Form




Best Western

Boston Inn

Days Inn




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Auction Items