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Forge Workshops

Check with the workshop leader for COVID protocols

*denotes workshops covered by CBA insurance.  Students must be CBA members for these workshops. Space is limited. Call ahead.

CBA - Columbia*

First & third Saturdays 9 - 1
Introduction Class
Level I & II
Columbia State Park
Erik Waight 209/532-0445
Call ahead for space

CBA - Folsom*

Level I & II 9-3, As assigned Call for availability
Fourth Saturday Beginner Class
Folsom Pioneer Village
Call for details 916/947-1388

Las Vegas

Oct 3- Mar 27
Sign up at:
Info: Mike Barth
Old Mormon Fort State Park

CBA - Loomis*

New classes start in September
Call or email for info:
John McLellan  916/652-5790

CO CAL - Adam's Forge

Adam’s Forge
750 E. Easy St.
Simi Valley, CA 93065 blacksmithingclasses

NO walk-ins
Full calendar of classes from beginning to advanced.
New bladesmithing classes
New Blacksmithing Fundamentals Private classes & events

CBA - Murphys*

First Saturday 9  - 3 Level I
Third Saturday 9 - 3
Level II & Open Forge

Tim Mann 209/728-9967

CBA - Oakhurst/Yosemite*

Second Saturday 9 - noon

Call for conditions and limitations.

Steven Jacobs 559/760-1601


Taster, Blacksmithing I & II
Advanced Workshops
The Crucible

CBA - Orange County*

Re-opened April 2022
Check forschedule
Heritage Museum of Orange County

CBA - Placerville*
Introduction through Levels I & II
Call for availability, date & time.
Mark Kochan 805/796-7406


Usually Second Saturday
Call for Schedule

Mike Mumford 760/375-5876


Saturday afternoons Basic Classes
Tuesdays & Thursdays
Open Forge

Call ahead for times, to reserve a spot.
Extended shop time available. 
1415 C 47th Ave.
John Crandall 916/708-9708

CBA - Sutter Creek*

Knight Foundry Dennis Tingle
Fourth Saturday
Level I & II
Frank Cunha


First Saturday 9-3 Level I
David Gottfredson
Following Sunday 9-3 Level I
Kelly Carle
Fourth Thursday Afternoon 4:30 pm Level I
Evan Pintzuk 760/274-5770
Second Saturday 9-4 Level II
David Morice 760/213-8572
Second Saturday 9-3 Level III & Advanced

Dave Carrol 714/932-4653
Beginner Classes - Adult & Youth
Register at
or call 760/941-1791

CBA - Weaverville*

October through May
Second & fourth Saturdays 9-3
Levels I & II

Glenn Grigsby 530/623-6770

CBA - Windsor*

Back open!
Contact for schedule and availability.
Steve Bell 707/337-0844

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Richmond, CA  94804

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