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CALIFORNIA BLACKSMITH ASSOCIATION

CBA Events

Upcoming events

    • October 29, 2017
    • Loomis, CA

    Bits n Pieces

    DATE: October 29,  8am-4/5 pm

    LOCATION: Mclellan Blacksmithing Shop, 6961 Horseshoe Bar Rd Loomis CA

    COST:  $45/person

    CONTACT:  Francis Leidinger, francis@straightlineforge.com

    SKILL LEVEL: Beg/interm

    PREREQUISITES:  At least one or two coal fire classes recommended but not required.
    WHAT TO BRING: Your favorite hammers, hot chisels, fullers, files, tool steel blanks, tongs for 1/4", 3/8", and 1/2" round/square stock.

    DESCRIPTION: 

    Four to six different small pieces will be demo'd.  Good class for newbies and intermediate students.  Projects demo'd will include 2-3 styles of hooks (time to move beyond "S" hooks folks!), forge welded baskets, basic hinge eyes, and maybe even wizard head.  Class will be an eclectic mix of fun easy to learn projects.


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    • November 12, 2017
    • Loomis, CA

    Kitchen Utensil Class

    DATE: November 12,  8am-4/5 pm

    LOCATION: Mclellan Blacksmithing Shop, 6961 Horseshoe Bar Rd Loomis CA

    COST:  $50/person

    CONTACT:  Francis Leidinger, francis@straightlineforge.com

    SKILL LEVEL:  Advanced beginners (about a year or so forging, independent with coal forge)

    WHAT TO BRING: Favorite hammers, hot chisels, fullers, files, tongs

    DESCRIPTION: 

    Designing and making two piece (mixed metal) kitchen utentils-- forks, spoons, ladle, spatulas, etc.


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Appropriate eye protection is required and must be worn during all California Blacksmith Association sponsored workshops and demonstrations, be it as a demonstrator, helper, instructor, observer or participant. By registering or attending such events, you agree that you understand these requirements, that you will bring your personal eye protection to all such events , and that you will wear the eye protection as required.


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