23nd Annual Blacksmith Days


May 14-15, 2011

at the

Carroll County Farm Museum Westminster, Maryland




Frank Turley  

 Robert Elliott



Frank Turley

Bob Elliott


Forging Sat & Sun

Forging Sat & Sun


 Forged Items Contests

 Other Demonstrations

            1.  Trivet 

            2. Edged Woodworking Tool

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. Farrier Style Toolbox and Handmade

by BGCM Members


Tool Box


2. “Bear Skinner” Knife and Sheath

Made & donated by Marvin Shipley

Bear Skinner



Drawing 4:30 Pm May 15, 2011 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


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:

2011 Blacksmith Days Chairman  

Theresa Pigula

(301) -471-5829 


Blacksmith Days Flyer

Schedule of Events

Advance Registration Deadline: May 1, 2011

Registration Form




Best Western

Boston Inn

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Auction Items