Northwest Blacksmith Association

Blacksmith Week 2014 on Mt. Hood

Registration for Blacksmith Week will open @ 9am Thurs Aug 21st at the old Summit CCC Camp, located across Hwy 26 from the Government Camp Rest Area and due west of the Government Camp ODOT Facility .

There is limited space for both RV’s and Tent’s on site, Dry Camp Only, with water available for filling container’s, No Showers.
As you may know from the past events, there are many lodging options in Govy for those desiring a little more comfort.
The site is located on the historic Oregon Trails, offering a short hike or bike to Trillium Lake. Ski Bowls adventure Park is in full swing, berries are ripe and Timberline Lodge is just up the mountain 6 miles.
Bring the family, No charge for children. You are on your own for food, once again , Govy offers a wide variety of dining options.
This a National Forest and Camp Fires will depend on conditions.
Fees are $15 per day or $50 for all 4 days, camping is First come Basis, there is no fee for camping on site.
Demo’s will begin at 1:00pm on Thurs aug 21st with an evening Hands On @ 7:00pm
DEMO FRI Hands On 9am to 12pm Demo 1pm to 5pm
Sat Demo 9pm to 12pm Demo 1pm to 4pm
Sun Demo and Hands On 9am to 12pm
Please bring items to show & sell, there is a 10% commission to CCAC.
Sales have been good at past Blacksmith Weeks.


Thursday –    9 am Registration

1:00pm-4:00pm     Demo        Tri Fricker     Project/ Wall Sconce – Hollow forging (pipe & tubing)

Friday–           9:00am-12:00         Short Demo / followed by Hands-On

1:00pm-5:00pm     Demo     Terry Carson & Darryl Nelson /  Joinery – Under 4 hr. Gate, formerly 3 hr. Gate

Saturday–     9:00am-12:00     Demo    Kellen  Bateham – Origami in Copper

1:00pm-4:00pm     Demo      Joe Elliott & Hunter Dahlberg/ Candle Holder – Using Newly developed Joinery the “Joe Joint”

Sunday–        9:00am-12:00         Short Demo/followed by Hands-On

Remember to bring a chair, there are no bleachers.

Darryl Nelson
Blacksmith cordinator CCAC


  1. Thank you Darryl and all involved in Hosting, Demonstrating, Fellowship and great company of my fellow Blacksmiths, What an honor to be affiliated with such a great group of smiths but more importantly friendships some of over 30 years now, keep up the great work! Jim Lovelace