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Welcome to the NYSDB!

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.


Classes in you own backyard!

The best way to advance your skills is to take a class.  No matter where you go, the immersive environment, dedicated time, and personalized attention from an instructor is invaluable. There are great schools all over the country, including right here in western NY.  Check out the upcoming classes at the Rochester Arc and Flame Center.   Bladesmithing – Oct. […]


Southern Tier Forge meeting September 18

The Southern Tier Forge will hold our next meeting at John Fee’s on Sunday September 18.  We will be working on the tool chest.  Click on the title to see the attached flyer. NYSDBfee09182016.pdf


ADK booth at North Country Equine Expo

The ADK chapter will be manning a booth at the upcoming North Country Equine Expo in Waddington on Oct. 1st.  The expo will offer various equine demos, as well as, vendors and agribusiness professionals.  Proceeds from this event will benefit the St. Lawrence County Cancer fund.  James Tiernan will be headlining this event.  He, along with other volunteers will give […]


ADK September Meeting

After taking the summer off the ADK group will be having the first meeting of the 2016-17 season.  This meeting will be hosted by David Woodward at his shop in Paul Smiths,NY.  We will be working on bottle openers.  We will also be discussing our upcoming membership drive.


NIAGARA FORGE SEPTEMBER MEETING.

NIagara Forge will be holding their Monthly meeting at ANDY CHAMBERS SHOP in BUFFALO. On SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 11th. Coffee and donuts at 8:30, demo by Keith Price on quick tongs at 9:00 am. All are welcome. Sent from my iPad


Twists

Mohawk Region Monthly Meeting Sunday September 11 2016

Mohawk Region    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 September 11 2016   Mark will demo making a variety of decorative twists including reverse twists, pineapple twists, and rope twists.  Nate may have a surprise demonstration.   Please bring your safety gear (eyes, ears, shoes) and tools  […]


CLCBM forge

Fall All Hands on October 8-9 2016 2

The Fall All Hands will be hosted by the Mohawk Region on October 8-9 2016 at Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum. This Erie Canal era museum is located in Chittenango NY which is about 15 miles east of Syracuse. We will have demos on Saturday and a forging competition on Sunday. Blacksmith stew will be served of course and one […]


SOFA QuadState Details Posted

The demonstrator list has been posted!   http://www.sofablacksmiths.org/quadstate/quadstate.html#demonstrators    


Chittenango Landing Blacksmith

Fall All Hands October 8 – 9 2016 2

Fall All Hands October 8 – 9 2016 The Fall All Hands will be hosted by the Mohawk Region on October 8-9 2016 at Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum. This Erie Canal era museum is located in Chittenango NY which is about 15 miles east of Syracuse. We will have demos on Saturday and a forging competition on Sunday. Blacksmith […]