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Welcome! These pages are to inform both our members and the public about what is going on in the New York world of blacksmithing. Please look through our site and enjoy! Thanks to Bob Corneck for the photo of his sign.

Blacksmith Class.   Recently updated !

Niagara members Bob Corneck, Terry Rose and Peter Parry will be teaching a blacksmithing class at the Lutheran Center at  Lake Chautauqua on Saturday October 22 for one day.   Sent from Mail for Windows 1  


From tie rod to bick   Recently updated !

    Saturday, Oct 15th we met at my place for the ADK monthly meeting.  One of the projects for the day was to forge a bick from a 3/4 ton Ford tie rod.  Led by James Tiernan and assisted by various strikers the bick was done in about 2 hours. 



This angel was developed from a kit offered by Stoney Point Forge. They sell at the SOFA conference.

Mohawk Region Meeting on Sunday November 6 2016 @ Museum

The Mohawk Region will hold their next meeting on Sunday Nov 6 at  Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum   Where: Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum 7010 Lakeport Road, Chittenango NY 13037   When: 9:30 Am -2:00 pm  Sunday November 6 2016   Demo will be announced at the meeting   Please bring your safety gear (eyes, ears, shoes) and tools    […]


Fall All Hands Success

Dear All We had a very successful Fall All Hands Meeting at Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum this past weekend. Despite the rain, we had 30 blacksmiths attend on Saturday with 15 staying for the Sunday festivities. The tomahawk demo by Steve Ruger and members of the Mohawk region was appreciated by all, iron in the hat provided some excellent […]

All Hands this weekend – Update

This weekend is the All Hands Meeting in Chittenango NY and we look forward to seeing everyone. We have had a low number of people register for this meeting and even though many people said that they were coming, we have very little idea about final numbers. So we have changed the Saturday dinner to hamburgers and hot dogs as we are […]

Southern Tier October 16 Meeting

The Southern Tier Forge will hold our next meeting at John Fee’s on the Sunday October 16.  We will have demos on making twists and square corners.  Click on the title to see the attached flyer. NYSDBfee10162016.pdf

Niagara Forge October Meeting.

Niagara Forge will be holding their monthly meeting this coming SUNDAY OCTOBER 9th at ANDY CHAMBERS SHOP IN BUFFALO. Coffee and donuts at 8:30 demo by Keith Price, forging a tomahawk at 9:00 am. All are welcome. Questions, contact Peter Parry at blacksmithpeter@live.ca     Sent from Mail for Windows 10