Forge Workshops

CBA Workshops are covered by CBA insurance. CBA Workshop students must be CBA members. Space is limited. Call ahead.

CBA - Coloma

Level I, II and III by appointment
Mark Kochan 805/796-7406

CBA - Columbia

1st & 3rd Sundays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Introduction Class
Level I & II
Columbia State Park
Erik Waight 209/532-0445
Call ahead for space

CBA - Folsom

We currently have a wait list.
Workshops 9 a.m - 3 p.m.

First Saturday Giovanni Zappetta
First Sunday Victoria Ritter
First Monday Dan Perkins
Second Saturday Mike Houston
Third Saturday Dennis Tingle
Fourth Sunday
Steve Taylor

Folsom History Museum
Call for details 916-947-1388

CBA - Loomis

Jan 12, 2019 Toolmaking
Feb 9, 2019 Tongs
Mar 2, 2019 Forge Welding
Classes pause for the summer,
resume in September.
John McLellan  916/652-5790

CBA - Murphys

First Saturday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Level I
Third Saturday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Level II & Open Forge

Tim Mann 209/728-9967

CBA - Oakhurst/Yosemite Area

Second Saturday 9 a.m to Noon
Steven Jacobs 559/760-0092
Ed Scherf 209/966-3200

CBA - Orange County

On hold until we recover from the July 4 fire.

Heritage Museum of Orange County
3101 West Harvard, Santa Ana
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Saturdays afternoon Basic Classes
Tuesdays & Thursdays
Open Forge

Call ahead for times and to reserve a spot. Extended shp time available by appointment.

1415 C 47th Ave.
John Crandall 916/708-9708

CBA - Sebastopol

Friday afternoons
Saturdays mornings

Schedule on
Herb Upham 707/823-1251
Call ahead for space.

CBA - Riverside

Last Saturday or by appointment
Levels I & II
Wayne Parris 951/780-4860

CBA - Vista

First Saturday 8 to 3 - Level I
David Morice 760/598-2578
Following Sunday 9 to 3 - Level I
Van Watt
Second Saturday 8 to 4 -Level II
Beth Holmberg 619/293-3211
Second Saturday 8 to 4 -Level III/Advanced
Dave Carroll 714/932-4653
Beginner & non-CBA Classes
Register at or call

CBA - Weaverville

October through May
Second & fourth Saturdays
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Levels I & II

Glenn Grigsby 530/623-6770

CBA - Windsor

Second & Third Wednsesdays
6-9 p.m.

Francois Piccin
Steve Bell 707/337-0844

More Forge Workshops

Not Covered by CBA insurance.

Wednesdays 6-9 p.m.
Open Forge

Brett Moten 775/742-5348

Usually Second Saturday
Call for Schedule

Mike Mumford 760/375-5876

Los Angeles - Adam's Forge
Discovery Classes
Second Sundays
(two sessions)
Second Tuesday
Second Thursday

Open Forge
Every Tuesday
Every Saturday

Los Angeles - Adam's Forge (cont)

CBA Level I
12 monthly classes
2 sessions per year
January - December
First Sunday
July - June
Second Saturday

CBA Level II also available

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