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John Shorb 
PowderHorns and More 

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Friday April 27, 2012 at 9:00 AM PDT
Saturday April 28, 2012 at 4:00 PM PDT

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Veterans Hall 
209 Surf Street
Morro Bay, CA 98662

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FRIDAY, April 27th 2012

9 AM Register

10-12 AM Period Correct Scrimshaw by Steve Vance


1 – 2 PM Special Tools by Steve Skillman

2 – 3 PM Building a blowing horn by John Shorb.

3 – 4 PM Period Correct Horn Repair by Steve Vance

SATURDAY, April 28th 2012

9 AM Register

10-11 AM Powder Horn Design. what to look for in a cow horn and initial steps in making a powder horn.

11-12 am The Golden Mean and how it pertains to powder horn design and lay out by Scott Morrison.


1 – 2 PM Horn Finishes - Round Table Discussion

2 – 3 PM  Books Pertaining to Horn Worik by Jim Hayden

3 – 4 PM How To Fix Mistakes – Round Table Discussion

4-5 PM Tear down displays and prepare for banquet.

5 PM Banquet - Awarding of Ribbons and Raffle Prizes.


2nd Annual West Coast Horn Fair 

APRIL 27th and 28th 2012


This page is where you can: 

  •  register for the Horn Fair
  •  buy raffle tickets
  • connect to motel accomodations
  • view the Morro Bay Website to see what else is going on this weekend here.
  • Membership in the Honourable Company Of Horners is not required to attend this event.

We look forward to seeing you here. 


  • Register for the event
  •  Buy dispay tables
  • Banquet tickets
  • Raffle tickets

Register Now! 

  • Buy Raffle tickets only, click on the powder horn!
  • You need not to be present to win!  Over 40% of the winners last year were unable to attend the event.
    Morrison Faceted HornThe next screen will have "raffle tickets" on top and ask you for your email.  Then click "Continue registration" and you will go to the next screen to purchase raffle tickets in groups of 10. It is awkward but it works. Thanks for understanding.

Connect to Motel Accomodations

(for more information click on the pictures)

DAYS INN MORRO BAY Near downtown and the Embarcadero.Day

5 blocks from The Veteran's Hall.



877-361-2506 For Reservations

Confirmation Number 72304340 Listed under "Est Coast Horn Fair" (their typo)

ROOMS: 1 King 80.10 plus tax,   2 Queens 125.10 plus tax


EL RANCHO MOTEL MORRO BAY One mile from event. Ocean View across the highway, single story.

2460 Main Street El Rancho Best Western

Morro Bay, California 93442

800-628-3500 For Reservations

Confirmation Numbers 18991 through 19006

ROOMS: 1 King or  2 Queens 95.00 plus tax

What's to do in Morro Bay?

View the Morro Bay Website

Morro Bay

HEARST CASTLE 26 Miles North of Morro Bay

750 Hearst Castle Road, San Simeon, CA 93452-9740

Hearst Castle Neptune PoolHearst Castle Hill top view