Metal Arts Tool Swap Meet 2023

On Sunday, Aug 13th 2023 from 10 am – 2 pm in the parking lot of Creator Haven LLC in Watsonville, California 15 guild members brought all types of metal art tools and supplies large and small. All kinds of tools, stones, beads, metals, display items, and more were swapped and sold. The event was open to the public.

The FREE table held the ultimate bargains!

Thank you to everyone who brought free items to give away to anyone who stopped by. A special thank you to guild member Irene Patton for all the free cabochons. View a couple of the happy recipients in the slide show below.

N Kay Morrison's setup for selling tools, stones, beads, bench pin, display items and more on a table with a sunflower plant and directors chairs.
Happy Swap Meet attendee with free cabachons donated by Irene Patton.
Jeff representing SMAC, entertaining while selling tools and supplies including a bench polisher, a stump, hand tools, optivisor, books, pickle pots,a tank and other items on a table and on the asphalt of the parking lot.
Happy Swap Meet attendees with their free cabachons donated by Irene Patton.
Susan Kingsley with copies of her books for sale and metalsmithing tools for sale: a hydraulic press, a scale, a sandblast cabinet with media, accessories for the hydraulic press, hammers and more.
Brian Meek of Knew Concepts with a wide variety of metalsmithing tools from a kiln to tumblers
8 of the more than 10 tables in the metal arts guild swap meet with customers and for sale items on tables and on the asphalt
Tube cutter for sale with "tape hammock" tip from Angela Gleason
Metal artist Marge Regan with Little Smith torch tip setup, table lamp, display case, tools, display items, casting tools, on the table and on the asphalt of the parking lot.
Pearls for sale at the swap meet closeup view with a sharpie for scale
metal arts tools on a workbench behind the wording "Tool Swap Meet: Buy, Swap or Pick Up Free Tools & Supplies; Sun Aug 13, 10am-2pm"
external view of the front door of Creator Haven LLC a location where people create metal art and glass art
Members brought hand tools, large and small, and all types of metal art supplies else to Swap, Sell, and Giveaway!