Blacksmithing Events

Cala Lily & Hummingbird Sculpture Class 1/20/19

John Huffstutter is offering four spots in his hummingbird and cala lily sculpture class for blacksmiths sixteen years old and over, proceeds to benefit Columbia Fire & Iron. Gift certificates will be available to print for giving this holiday season, and money raised will help CFI invest in more tools for the club’s next hammer-in in the spring! LOCATION Hummingbird & Lily Blacksmithing Class Sunday, January 20, 2019 | 9am to 3pm Students will make a cala lily sculpture and…

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Suffolk Gate Latch Class 2/17/19

John Huffstutter is offering four spots in a new class on the Suffolk gate latch for experienced smiths, proceeds to benefit Columbia Fire & Iron. Gift certificates will be available to print for giving this holiday season, and money raised will help CFI invest in more tools for the club’s next Hammer-In in the spring! Suffolk Gate Latch Class Sunday, February 17, 2019 | 9am to 4pm Examples of the Suffolk Gate Latch can be seen in Europe as well…

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Acorns & Oak Leaves Forging Class 1/6/19 – FULL

Steve McGrew is offering four spots in his acorns and oak leaves class, proceeds to benefit Columbia Fire & Iron. Gift certificates will be available to print for giving this holiday season, and money raised will help CFI invest in more tools for the club’s next hammer-in in the spring! Acorns & Oak Leaves Class Sunday, January 6, 2019 | 8am to 5pm This one-day class is aimed at beginning to intermediate level students. It teaches some basic blacksmithing skills…

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Forge Your Own Hammer 1/19/19 — FULL

David Kailey is offering four spots in a new hammer forging class, proceeds to benefit Columbia Fire & Iron. Gift certificates will be available to print for giving this holiday season, and money raised will help CFI invest in more tools for the club’s next Hammer-In in the spring! Forge Your Own Hammer Saturday, January 19, 2019 | 8am (7- to 9-hour class) Instructed by David Kailey $100 per person Only 4 spaces available, reserve your spot below! This class…

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Kids 12+ Patch Knife Class 1/5/19 – FULL

Steve McGrew is offering eight spots in his kids patch knife class, proceeds to benefit Columbia Fire & Iron. Gift certificates will be available to print for giving this holiday season, and money raised will help CFI invest in more tools for the club’s next hammer-in in the spring! Kids 12+ Patch Knife Class Sunday, January 5, 2019 | 8am to noon or 1pm to 5pm This four-hour class is aimed at young students, ages 12 and up. It teaches…

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“Devil’s Blacksmith” Documentary Movie Night & Rootbeer Float Social | Sept. 22, 7:30 pm

“Devil’s Blacksmith” Documentary Movie Night & Rootbeer Float Social It’s about time we had a social event for CFI members, and here it is! We will be screening the documentary “The Devil’s Blacksmith,” a 35-minute video that documents the methods used to re-create the amazing hinges on the doors of the Notre Dame Cathedral in France. According to legend, the hinges were so intricate that the blacksmith had to make a deal with the devil to succeed in making them.…

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Registration Open for the Fall Hammer-In | October 27 – 28, 2018

Registration Open for the Fall Hammer-In October 27-28, 2018 Once again we will be breaking the weekend into four sessions that will be capped at 24 smiths per session, allowing for approximately two smiths per anvil. Unlike the Spring Hammer-In, this one is on the heels of the Spokane County Interstate Fair (September 8 – 17) where CFI will be demonstrating and promoting the Fall Hammer-In. There is always a lot of interest at the fair, so register early if…

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Register for the Spring/Summer Hammer-In | June 30-July 1, 2018

Register for the Spring/Summer Hammer-In June 30-July 1, 2018 We had record attendance at our Fall Hammer-In, and we are making some changes to our Spring/Summer Hammer-In to guarantee that all attendees get adequate time at the anvil. We will be breaking the weekend into four sessions that will be capped at 24 smiths per session, allowing for two smiths per anvil. This means that there can be up to 96 attendees, so hopefully everyone who wants to come hammer…

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