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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.


Twists

Mohawk Region Monthly Meeting Sunday September 11 2016   Recently updated !

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  […]


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Fall All Hands on 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 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 […]


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ABANA 2016 and the NYSDB

The 2016 ABANA Conference has just wrapped up and the NYSDB was well represented.  Not only do we have two of our long time members currently serving on the board, John Fee and Bill Banker, but several of our members supported the event by donating items to the fine art auction.  Check them out below: Chest: Henry Offerman & Bill […]


Mohawk Region meeting Sunday August 7 2016 1

Mohawk Region    Where: Steve’s pole barn in Cazenovia, Steve 315 687 3045  When: 9:30 Am -2:00 pm  Sunday August 7 2016   The demo will be announced at meeting   Please bring your safety gear (eyes, ears, shoes) and tools  A reminder, dues are due this month. If you are not current on dues, you will not be able to forge, but th good news is […]


ALL HANDS SUMMER PICNIC.

  NIAGARA FORGE IS HOSTING THE ALL HANDS SUMMER PICNIC AND HAMMER-IN ON SUNDAY AUGUST 14th AT THE BUFFALO NIAGARA HERITAGE VILLAGE on NEW RD in AMHERST. Coffee and donuts at eight thirty and a demo at nine. Dave Blackwell will be demonstrating the forging of a hammer head. This will be followed by a general hammer-in. So bring your […]


NIAGARA FORGE MONTHLY MEETING.

NIAGARA FORGE will be holding their monthly meeting this Sunday JULY 10th at ANDY CHAMBERS SHOP in Buffalo. Coffee and donuts at 8:30 am demo at 9:00am. Don’t forget something for Iron In the Hat. All welcome. Questions to Peter Parry at blacksmithpeter@live.ca     Sent from Mail for Windows 10  


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ABANA Conference 2016 Treasure Chest

My partner, Henry, and I started designing this chest from scratch in Mid February this year. The chest is 8x10x16 and weight is 22 pounds. The texture is done with a ball pein hammer. Finish is black Gilders Paste with clear coat. The plaques are cast in pewter with a copper backing. There is a total of 179 rivets with […]


Bob Trout Forge Hood

Thanks to Bob for his contribution. I have worked at forge with this style hood and they function very well.