Northwest Blacksmith Association

Western States Blacksmith Conference 2015


Forging on the Faultline

California Blacksmith Association

will be hosting the

2015 Western States Blacksmith Conference

Concurrent with the CBA Spring Conference

April 23 through 26

at the San Benito County Fairgrounds
Hollister, California

Demonstrators
 Bladesmithing Demos
Hands-on Workshops
  • Mark Krause and Frank Trousil – Power Hammer
  • Darryl Nelson and Mark Aspery – Teaching workshops
Contest – Team and Individual forging competition; final theme and regulations to be posted Feb, 15th
Gallery – Auction – Iron in the hat – Vendors – Tailgate Sales.
Online registration will open on the 6th of February via http://www.calsmith.org

Schedule and Information
Thursday
Site 1: Teaching Station:
Mark Aspery, Darryl Nelson and friends.
Site 2: Power Hammer Workshop:
Frank Trousil and Mark Krause.
Site 3: Phil Baldwin/Leonard Urso
Site 4: Dean Mook/Meagan Crowley
Site 5: Kirk McNeill/Alfred Bullerman

Friday
Site 1: Teaching Station:
Mark Aspery, Darryl Nelson and friends.
Site 2: Power Hammer Workshop:
Frank Trousil and Mark Krause.
Site 3: Phil Baldwin/Leonard Urso
Site 4: Dean Mook/Meagan Crowley
Site 5: Kirk McNeill/Alfred Bullerman

Saturday
Site 1: Teaching Station:
Mark Aspery, Darryl Nelson and friends.
Site 2: Power Hammer Workshop:
Frank Trousil and Mark Krause.
Site 3: Phil Baldwin/Leonard Urso
Site 4: Dean Mook/Meagan Crowley
Site 5: Kirk McNeill/Alfred Bullerman

General Information

Shop Time will be from 8am-noon and 1-5pm
Midnight Madness after Evening Events
Meals available onsite for purchase, breakfast/lunch/dinner

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