The Dorset County Show Blacksmith competitions are held on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th September at Cokers Frome showground just north east of Dorchester, Dorset. Just got the final draft for the main Live Competition. Last show of the year and there’s still time to enter so good luck if you fancy having a go.
Schedule for 2014
Class 1: Any item produced using mainly traditional methods for indoor use – Prize money 1st £30, 2nd £20, 3rd £10
Class 2: Any item produced using mainly traditional methods for outdoor use – Prize money 1st £30, 2nd £20, 3rd £10
Class 3: Any Item of an artistic nature using any method of construction, with no limit on selling price – Prize money 1st £30, 2nd £20, 3rd £10
Class 4: Any saleable item produced on the showground in 30 minutes no striker allowed – Prize money 1st £25, 2nd £15, 3rd £10
Class 5: Competitors are required to make ‘a left handed corkscrew’ any design, any size, on the showground in 60 minutes competitor to supply material. Points given for inventiveness and function – Prize money 1st £40, 2nd £20, 3rd £10
Competitors to supply their own material and tools. Forge anvil coal and vice will be provided.
No striker allowed.
More Details at Blacksmiths Competition