Iron in the Hat

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One blacksmith’s trash is another blacksmith’s treasure!  Iron in the hat is a raffle of donated items. Often the items are things that one is tired of looking at taking…

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Demonstrator Workshops

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Take  a hands on workshop with one of our demonstrators. Classes take place in the designated demonstrator tents on Sunday 8AM-1PM

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Blacksmithing workshop #5 (Tong workshop)

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This class is for those who want to make their own tongs but aren’t sure where to start. Come learn about half-face hammer blows, shouldering, and the difference between right-…

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Banquet Dinner

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Join us for a scrumptious country style dinner at 6PM in the Pavilion. Banquet tickets are only available online and must be pre-purchased prior to Oct 15th. Banquet tickets WILL…

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Trade Item Exchange

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At the 2013 conference, FABA began the tradition of a Trade Item Exchange. The Trade Item is chosen by the conference chairperson, and it is announced ahead of the conference…

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Traditional Joinery Techniques

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Learn to make elegant and sturdy connections using traditional joinery techniques. We’ll cover slitting and drifting holes, mortise and tenon joints, pass through joints, and more. This class is suitable…

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Blacksmithing Workshop #4

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Blacksmiths have been recyclers since the beginning of their craft. Come learn how to tell if that piece of scrap is wrought iron, mild steel, or tool steel, if it…

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