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NW blacksmiths

Anyone interested in creative metal work, blacksmithing, repousse, etc. in the northwest area is encouraged to attend the upcoming conference hosted by the northwest chapter of ABANA. (artist blacksmith association of north america)

Some if not most of the Northwests most creative and talented metalworkers will be in one place for you to learn from. There are hands on workshops for beginners and lectures for the more advanced going simultaneously all weekend. Also open forge into the wee hours of the night, it is great fun, hope to see you there.





Spring Conference general information

NWBA Spring Conference
April 21-23, 2006
Evergreen State Fairgrounds
Monroe, Washington
14405 179 Ave SE, Monroe, WA
Directly off Highway 2

Gates open at 9:00 a.m. Friday for registration, hands-on classes, lectures and demonstrations by visiting artists. You are welcome to arrive on Thursday. You can come on the grounds, roam around and help set-up if you'd like. Food & Beverages will be available on the grounds by ABC Services Friday-Sunday.

Costs:

NWBA one-year Membership*: $40 ($45 out of country)

Three-day Conference including dinner and auction: $80.00

Schedule of events:

NWBA Spring Conference 2006 – Schedule of Events

Friday, April 21, 2006

9:00am – 12:00pm Demonstration by Wendell Broussard
9:00am – 12:00pm Demonstration by Doug Wilson
9:00am – 12:00pm Beginner’s blacksmithing class by Dave Lisch
10:00am – 12:00pm Pullmax demonstration by Renato Muskovic
10:00am – 1:00pm Massage by Nancy (for your tired and aching bodies)

12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch Break

1:00pm – 4:00pm Demonstration by Wendell Broussard
1:00pm – 4:00pm Demonstration by Doug Wilson
1:00pm – 3:00pm Power Hammer demonstration by Terry Carson
1:00pm – 4:00pm Pullmax demonstration by Brad Novak
10:00am – 1:00pm Massage by Nancy (for your tired and aching bodies)
1:00pm – 4:00pm Repousse Workshop by Louie Raffloer

4:00pm – 6:00pm Dinner Break

5:00pm – 7:00pm Board Meeting
7:00pm – 11:00pm Open Forge

Saturday, April 22, 2006

9:00am – 12:00pm Demonstration by Wendell Broussard
9:00am – 12:00pm Demonstration by Doug Wilson
9:00am – 12:00pm Top Anvil Tools Workshop by Bill Apple
10:00am – 12:00pm Pullmax demonstration by Renato Muskovic

12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch Break

1:00pm – 4:00pm Demonstration by Wendell Broussard
1:00pm – 4:00pm Demonstration by Doug Wilson
1:00pm – 3:00pm Power Hammer demonstration by Terry Carson
1:00pm – 4:00pm Pullmax demonstration by Brad Novak
1:00pm – 4:00pm Repousse Workshop by Louie Raffloer

1:00pm – 4:00pm Beginner’s blacksmithing class by Maria Cristalli

4:00pm – 7:00pm Dinner/General Meeting

7:00pm – 9:00pm Auction
7:00pm – 11:00pm Open Forge

Sunday, April 23, 2006

9:00am – 12:00pm Complete project, Wendell Broussard
9:00am – 12:00pm Complete project, Doug Wilson
12:00pm – 3:00pm Clean up

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