Friday, April 25, 2014
PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
99 CENTS
FERRIER, BLACKSMITH and toolmaker Erin Simmons from Placerville shapes a piece of glowing metal using a large electric hammer Friday April 5 at the California Blacksmith Conference in Placerville. Democrat photo by Pat Dollins
RICHARD BENT, from England prepares to shape a piece of red hot metal Friday April 5 at the California Blacksmith Conference in Placerville. Democrat photo by Pat Dollins
MASTER KNIFE MAKER Tom Ferry from Auburn Washington speaks to a group gathered at the California Blacksmith Conference Friday April 6 in Placerville. Democrat photo by Pat Dollins
ANDREW PELLISSER, left, and Nick Holmer, right, both from Reno heat a piece of metal in the process of making a rock holder at the California Blacksmith Conference in Placerville Friday April 5. Democrat photo by Pat Dollins
JOHN BARRON from Georgetown checks the shape of a stair railing at the California Blacksmith Conference in Placerville Friday April 5. Democrat photo by Pat Dollins
A PIECE of glowing metal ready to be shaped by hammers at the California Blacksmith Confierence Friday April 5 in Placerville. Demodrat photo by Pat Dollins
JACK THOMAS from Sparks Nevada shapes a piece of red hot metal Friday April 5 at the California Blacksmith Conference in Placerville. Democrat photo by Pat Dollins