Blacksmith Week 2016 – August 18th -21st
Thursday August 18th – Registration and Group Forging Project
Friday & Saturday August 19th & 20th – Demonstrations Morning & Afternoon
Sunday August 21st – Demonstrations
Open Forging Every Evening
A fantastic event for the whole family. Demonstrations, open forge time, and great times with fellow smiths. Don’t miss it!
Demonstrations by top Pacific NW Blacksmiths, including Ben Czyhold, Dave Thompson, Dave Tuthill and Silas Maddox.
Register at the door.
- Individual One Day – $45.00
- Individual Entire Event – $90.00
- Student (valid ID req.) One Day – $30.00
- Student (valid ID req.) Entire Event – $60.00
- Family One Day – $60.00
- Family Entire Event – $120.00
The Gallery will be located right in the middle of bustling Government Camp and will be open during business hours to the public.
Maquette Totemic Sculpture Workshop with Alan Flashing
Fri & Sat August 19 & 20, 2016 – 10am – 3pm
One Hour Lunch Break at Noon. Students encouraged to bring their own hammer and hand tools (chisel, punches, top and bottom fullers, etc.) if possible.
At Cascadia Center For Arts & Crafts Summit Campus Blacksmith Shop
Cost: $110.00 – Class Registration On Site
Blacksmith Week 2016 has just added a new workshop on Maquette Totemic Sculpture by NW Blacksmith Alan Flashing. Alan , an artisanal blacksmith for 20 years, is the owner and founder of Flashing Forge Metalkraft Studio. He is acknowledged for his unique sculptural and architectural forge work. Alan has worked and studied with master smiths in Germany and Sweden, as well as throughout the United States. He has also demonstrated and taught at blacksmith conferences in Germany and the United States. He now operates Flashing Forge in the forested hills near historic Oakland, Oregon.
Stringer Control Til You Drop
October 7,8 & 9
Cascadia Center For Arts and Crafts is please to host Corina Tettinger for a bead making retreat on October 7,8,& 9th – 2016. Corina is the author of “Passing The Flame” A beadmaker’s guide to detail and design.
These classes will be held at the Raven Studio. All photos courtesy of Corina Tettinger.
This retreat is SOLD OUT. Please check back often for other upcoming classes.
Beginning Fused Glass
$150. 2 day Class. 8 students.
10AM till 4PM. Second day 10AM till finished.
May 6th and 7th, 2016
June 10th and 11th, 2016
June 14th and 15th, 2016
New Blacksmith Class on November 14 and 15: Animal Heads. For more information and tickets, go to the event page.
Only 6 spots available, sign up now!
This year, Blacksmith Week brings you a three day workshop with Roberto Giordani called “The Metal Metamorphosis.” More information.