R.J. Wood is self-taught in the art of metalsmithing. He and Kol of “Forged in Kol” had anvil and embers on site at the Maple Syrup Festival to demonstrate the skill behind fabricating knives, hatchets, and more.

008 RJ Wood Forged in Kol

009 RJ Wood Forged in Kol Anvil

Ella Parker
BC born & raised, Ella spent her childhood playing in the woods, and her teens exploring them on horseback. These days, when she’s not on duty as a vet tech, she is busy staying active with her beau and their young son.

She is forever curious and has a playful personality, but is also fiercely driven and dedicated to her passions!