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  • August 20, 2021
  • August 22, 2021
  • Felton, CA
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(depends on selected options)

Base fee:


All current State and Federal Covid-19 protocols will be followed.

We encourage everyone with an interest in blacksmithing, the metal arts, etc., to come to the Hammer-in at Roaring Camp.  It will be open to the public for viewing; everyone will be able to watch as our demonstrators push the boundaries of hot metal, bring ancient techniques to life, and share with the larger community their talent and dedication to the blacksmith’s craft.  However, only CBA members who pay the registration fee may work at the anvils and forges

DATE: August 20-22, 2021

LOCATION: 5401 Graham Hill Road, Felton

FLYER:  Hammer-In at Roaring Camp Railroads Flyer


SR-17 to Scotts Valley.  Take exit #3 at Mt. Hermon Rd., turn right and drive 3.5 miles to Felton.  Turn left on Graham Hill Road, and drive 1/2 mile to Roaring Camp (it’s on your right, 5401 Graham Hill Road)

REGISTRATION: Here on the CBA website. Registration is open till August 17, 2021.

Max 50 registrants.

SCHEDULE: Roaring Camp Schedule


         Beth Holmberg - The Charms of Rail

         Michael Suwczinsky - Dog Paw & Flower-Headed Hooks

         Mark Aspery- Filing Vise and Hacksaw

Hacksaw frame hands-on workshop. This will be on-going all day Friday, with Mark Aspery taking the lead, and assisted by John West and Randy Augsburger.

Drop in and make one. Bring your own PPE + mask and sun hat/screen. Outside venue under car-port type tents. CBA coal forges and anvils, we’ll supply the tooling and steel. $10 charge for optional wooden handle and 10-inch blade.

Filing Vise Demonstration

Forging a Filing Vise demo Saturday afternoon with Mark Aspery.

Large upsets and forge welds, 3-knuckle hinges, recessed springs and more - plus Mark’s poor jokes

Other workshops currently being arranged.  Check the website for details.

        Jonathan Lambert - Hammer and Tongs

        Reed Peck-Kriss - Broom making

IRON IN THE HAT, NAIL TREE:  We will have an auction at the Saturday night banquet, and Iron in the bring items you’d like to donate.  And be sure to make a nail for our nail tree!


Full Event: $120 Early/$130 Late
Single Day:  $80 Early/$100 Late

Late Date is July 31

Roaring Camp t-shirts will be available for purchase


         Saturday night dinner - $25 (full meal, non-alcoholic drinks included)


Limited on-site tent camping. (Click CAMPSITE SIGNUP to register.)  Camping may also be available in nearby parks. There are motels nearby in Ben Lomond, Scotts Valley, and Santa Cruz.


Anna Bobisuthi,

California Blacksmith Association

5505 Santa Cruz Ave.

Richmond, CA  94804

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