years I have been asked to do a number
demonstrations. These have ranged from Scouts to Medieval
Historical Events as well as Technical
Blacksmithing Demonstrations for blacksmith groups. Depending
on the nature of the event I have several
types of equipment and costumes appropriate from the viking age to
The art of Blacksmithing is one of the few
that hold a crowd of people's attention for an extended period of time.
The combination of fire , the motion, and the noise makes an excellent
crowd pleaser. I also include educational elements in the
demonstrations to keep the adults interested.
Few people realize that
the blacksmith was "the hardware store" of the 1800's. Modern society
and technology have its roots in what the blacksmith could produce and
we should not forget this humble start.
In 1996 I was honoured with role of Folk
Residence at Joseph Schneider Haus Museum , in Kitchener Ontario. Part
of this role was a series of public demonstrations held at the museum.
Prices for demonstrations depend on the
For general demonstrations the price is $300.00 per day plus travel expenses.
Please contact me at my email
address for a quote on your particular demonstration.
R.R. #2 Cargill, Ontario, Canada, N0G1J0
519 366 2334
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