Missouri Folk Arts Program: Blacksmith Demonstration

Aug
07
12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where

Center for Missouri Studies
RC19 Parking Lot
605 Elm Street
Columbia, MO 65201

Where

Center for Missouri Studies
RC19 Parking Lot
605 Elm Street
Columbia, MO 65201

Before the Industrial Revolution, blacksmiths provided essential products to communities, such as tools for agriculture and the household. Join us to watch as demonstrators showcase traditional blacksmith techniques using anvils and coal forges.

Blacksmiths:

  • Bob Alexander, Desoto – Scrub Oak Forge
  • Ken Jansen, Moscow Mills – Butcher Creek Forge
  • Pat McCarty, Washington – Washington Forge
  • Mike McLaughlin, Lawson – 5ft. Forge
  • Bernard Tappel, Osage Bluff – Osage Bluff Blacksmith Shop