Special Event:

Claudio Bottero Master Blacksmith Class

FABA Annual Conference Ocala FL
October 29, Sunday 2017 8 AM – 1 PM

Calling all Master Blacksmiths! Come join us for a special Claudio Bottero Masters Class.  Space is limited and demand is high.  Please read the information below in order to siege an opportunity to participate in a hands on class with one of the world’s best Blacksmiths.

Class Cost $300

Due to the level of skill required and the limited number of spots available for this exciting educational opportunity, FABA is screening potential applicants to ensure they have the necessary qualification and skill to fully benefit from the experience and not slow the class down for other participants.Applications will be reviewed by Master Blacksmith Committee.

The top 6 qualified applicants will be offered the chance to attend. A resume, letters of recommendation and a portfolio are required.  A digital copy of your portfolio must document at least 4 forging projects involving traditional blacksmithing techniques.The application fee is non-refundable.For those selected the application fee will be applied towards the cost of the class.

Once application fee is paid, the applicant will receive an email with a link to download the application and instructions.  The email will come from ‘FABA Annual Conference’  FABA Conference@blacksmithing.org.  The subject will read ‘Thank you for you FABA Conference Registration’.  Please check your ‘spam’ or ‘junk’ mail folders if you do not receive the email.

Interested applicants should have a minimum of five years of experience in blacksmithing and be able to demonstrate proficiency in all the traditional blacksmithing techniques.  Apply by adding the application to your cart using the button below.

Application Fee $25  Non-Refundable.  Please visit the Registration page to apply for the class.