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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.

Save the Date!! Fall All Hands   Recently updated !

The Fall All Hands Meeting is hosted by the ADK chapter and will be held on Oct. 7&8.  This meet will again be held at the Burns Blacksmith Shop which is part of the Hammond museum.  Those that attended the 2015 meeting know what a great location this is and what hospitality we were shown by the museum staff.  It […]

Mohawk Region Meeting Sunday March 12 2017   Recently updated !

Mohawk Region monthly meeting   Where: Steve’s pole barn in Cazenovia, Steve 315 687 3045  5891 Ridge Rd Cazenovia, NY 13035   When: 9:30 Am -2:00 pm  Sunday March 12 2017   Demonstration will be making leaves, tapering and forming a leaf hook by John Brunelle   Please bring your safety gear (eyes, ears, shoes) and tools  If you want to use the gas forges […]

ADK play day at Marty’s   Recently updated !

We will be meeting at Marty Snye’s shop on Wed., Feb 15th.  Everyone is invited.  Marty says we can fix anything but a broken heart.

Southern Tier February Meeting   Recently updated !

The next Southern Tier Meeting will be at George Treichler’s shop on February 19.  We will be demoing power hammer jigs and tooling.  Click on the title to see the flyer. NYSDB-treich-2-19-2017.pdf


NIAGARA FORGE will be holding their FEBRUARY MEETING this coming SUNDAY FEBRUARY 12th at ANDY CHAMBERS SHOP, 1 ROBERTS AVE, BUFFALO, NY. Coffee and donuts at 8:30 am Demonstration at 9:00 am. All are welcome. Questions? Contact Peter Parry at blacksmithpeter@live.ca or 289 990 3326   Sent from Mail for Windows 10  

Playtime at the clubhouse (ADK)

Smiths     The Feb. meeting is a week from today Saturday, Feb. 11 at James Tiernan’s  shop. This months topic is welded heart trivet (just in time for Valentines Day).  For those using a GPS James’ address is 56 Halfway House Rd., Waddington..  You can reach him for directions or to let him know of your intentions on making the […]

Blacksmith Finish 1

Recently I have had a number of requests for the hot finish I use when working.  While I tweak every batch based on what I have on hand, here is the base recipe that I used.  Enjoy! Blacksmith Finish

Mohawk Region meeting on Sunday February 12 2017

The February meeting of the Mohawk region will be on Sunday February 12. Where: Steve’s pole barn in Cazenovia, Steve 315 687 3045 for directions 5891 Ridge Rd Cazenovia, NY 13035 When: 9:30 Am -2:00 pm  Sunday February 12 2017 Demonstration will be announced at the meeting. Please bring your safety gear (eyes, ears, shoes) and tools If you want to use the gas forges […]

Spring All Hands Meeting 2017

Hi All; Save the dates: May 5,6,7, 2017 The meeting will be held at the Steuben County Fairgrounds in Bath, NY. We will have a large pole barn to meet in. There will be two demonstrators, Dave Hammer of Super “C” forge and “you tube” video fame. Check Dave’s excellent videos, they have a wealth of information. Also featured will […]

Southern Tier January Meeting

The Southern Tier Forge will hold our next meeting at John Fee’s on the Sunday, January 15.  We will be finishing the Super C forges and making tools.  Click on the title to see the attached flyer. NYSDB-fee-1-15-2017.pdf