Saturday July 8th, 2023
#oly S#it, we nailed it! As we come down from this years 9inth season of the Great Canadian Rust Junkie Fest – a heart-felt thank you to all those who participated, demon straighted, the volun-told’s, the volunteers and all the Junkies who showed up. A special thank you to Goldie who really stepped up behind the scenes and who should be recognized. I’m soo honoured, grateful and blessed.
Jack Forsberg H.P.W.T.
Please help me support the many demon straight ores that took their time, energy and talents to showcase this years GCRJF
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Linda is our special guest speaker and creator of the Ukrainian sunflower guitar project.
Jack will be demonstrating throughout the day capping off with a surprise ending.
‘Kezurou-kai’ is a Japanese sport/competition demonstrating traditional Japanese hand tools.
Peter has the keys to all Jack’s equipment, you just have to ask him to take you for a ride.
Demonstrating how to repair the tin lining on old copper cooking pots, pans and kettles.
Demonstrating the shaper Origin which replaces making jigs to accomplish small shop tasks.
Resident Blacksmith at the Wadkin Temple with be smithing up all sorts of hot molten metal.
Terry and Nick are teaming up to help showcase a contingency of fellow blacksmiths on site.
Without you, there’s no rust for the wicked!
9:00 Rusty Relic Swap Meet begins
12:00 The first hotdog hits the BBQ
1:00 Welcoming Words of Wisdom from the High Priest
1:30 Day Long Presentations Begin:
We’re in the catacombs sorting this out.. stay tuned for more to come.
5:00 Raffle and Dinner instructions
5:30 Free BBQ Dinner
6:30 Closing Remarks
7:00 Rust and Relax around the Fire Pit
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6220 Old Richmond Rd
Richmond, ON K0A 2Z0
Jack demonstrates the 1942 Wadkin RM 26″ over under true pattern maker planer.
One of the highlights at the GCRJF was unveiled.
The Wadkin Temple
Take a tour of the Wadkin Temple for yourself. Be careful, some have been known to become part of the clergy and have the titles to prove it 🙂
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