Northwest Blacksmith Association

Western States Blacksmith Conference Schedule


From the opening gong up at majestic Timberline Lodge to the closing ceremonies,
this will be a conference to top them all. See the amazing line-up in the schedule below.

 Updated 8-19-2013
Subject to Change

Thurs Aug 22nd

Registration 9:00 am / Site #1

Farrier’s Competition 9 AM – 4 PM / Site #4

1:00 pm
Opening at Cascade Ski Club

1:00pm – 4:00 pm
Gunsmiths: Jon Laubach & Richard Sullivan / Site #3
Rick Smith / Site #1
Bob Kramer / Site #2
Hands-On / Site #1

5:30-6:00pm
AUCTION!

6:00pm – 9:00pm
Blacksmith Wars / Site #1

Friday Aug 23rd

9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Maria Cristalli / Site #1
Bob Kramer / Site #2
Gunsmiths: Jon Laubach & Richard Sullivan / Site #3
Hands-On Blacksmithing / Site #1
Bladesmithing: Bill Burke & Shane Taylor / Site #1
Repoussé: Jack da Silva / Site #1

10:00 am – 2:00 pm on the hour
Fused Glass: Betsy Valian / Upper Arts Cabin

LUNCH 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Rick Smith / Site #2
Freddy Rodriguez / Site #1
Gunsmiths: Jon Laubach & Richard Sullivan / Site #3
Hands-On Blacksmithing / Site #1
Bladesmithing: Bill Burke & Shane Taylor / Site #1
Repoussé: Jack da Silva / Site #1

5:30-6:00 pm
AUCTION!

6:00 pm -9:00 pm
Blacksmith Wars / Site #1

Saturday Aug 24th

9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Maria Cristalli / Site #2
Freddy Rodriguez / Site #1
Gunsmiths: Jon Laubach & Richard Sullivan / Site #3
Hands-On Blacksmithing / Site #1
Bladesmithing: Bill Burke & Shane Taylor / Site #1
Repoussé: Jack da Silva / Site #1

LUNCH 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

1:00 pm -4:00 pm
Blacksmith Wars / Site #1
Gunsmiths: Jon Laubach & Richard Sullivan / Site #3
Hands-On Blacksmithing / Site #1
Repoussé: Jack da Silva / Site #1

4:30 pm
Panel Discussion – timberline Lodge Amphitheater

6:30pm Banquet Timberline Lodge

Sunday Aug 25th

9:00am -12:00pm
Blacksmith Wars Conclusion & Judging / Site #1

Auction 12:00 pm
Immediately following Blacksmith Wars the items created by each team will auctioned off. The proceeds are given to the team who made the item in the Blacksmith Wars competition.

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