If you are new to blacksmithing:

RELEASE OF LIABILITY I hereby acknowledge that I have voluntarily applied to become a member of the Fire Arts of Sacramento.


I understand that blacksmithing is an inherently dangerous activity that involves certain risks and dangers. I acknowledge and understand that those risks include the potential for bodily injury. Nevertheless, in full knowledge and understanding of the above risks, hazards, or dangers, I freely, voluntarily and knowingly agree to assume those risks. By my signature below, I hereby agree to assume all responsibility for myself and my property and hereby release and discharge the Fire Arts of Sacramento; it‘s members, employees, representatives, associates, independent contractors, and board from any and all claims, demands, damages, expenses, and any other liability for injuries or damages of any description which may occur as a result of my participation in this organization as a member.

This Release shall be legally binding on heirs, my assigns, successors, estate, legal guardians, executors and me. If I am signing this agreement on behalf of another person, I certify that all representations are true with respect to the participant and that I am the participant’s legal guardian or custodial parent with full authority to bind the participant and myself to the terms of the Release. I have carefully read this Release and fully understand its contents. I am aware that in signing this Release I am releasing and waiving certain rights that I may have and enter into this contract on behalf of myself and/ or my family of my own free will.

THIS IS A RELEASE OF LIABILITY DO NOT SIGN THIS REGISTRATION FORM AND RELEASE IF YOU DO NOT UNDERSTAND IT OR DO NOT AGREE WITH ITS TERMS.



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Blacksmithing is a rewarding process but at the same time, it can be a dangerous one.  Here are some of the ways that people have gotten hurt.  Most of them could have been avoided by using proper safety gear or following safe practices.

A good place to see a summary of these issues, see Down'n Dirty Blacksmithing/Safety.

Be Careful

A fire burns within us all.