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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.


May 2017 All Hands Meeting at the Steuben County Fairgrounds

We have made a few corrections and updates to the flyer. If you have already registered no problem. You may want to download this version as the driving directions have been updated and the registration info was also updated. We are hoping for good weather and to see you all there.Flyer All Hands 04-15-2017


Mohawk Region meeting

Steve breathes fire to build tools…. News from the Mohawk region meeting – we had 21 smiths so the warmer weather brought them all out! Several members helped make “Tools to make hammers” under Steve’s guidance. These tools will be ready for the auction at the All Hands meeting in May so come with ca$$h.  


Southern Tier April Meeting

The next meeting of the Southern Tier Forge will be at Henry Offermann’s shop on Saturday, April 15.  We will have a demo on collaring.  Click on the title to see the meeting flyer. NYSDB-offer-4-15-2017.pdf


NIAGARA FORGE APRIL MEETING

Niagara Forge will be holding their monthly meeting this SUNDAY APRIL 9th at ANDY CHAMBERS SHOP, 1 ROBERTS AVE, BUFFALO. Coffee and donuts at 8:30 am and Demonstration at 9:00 am. Please wear safety glasses and bring a lunch and something for IRON IN THE HAT. All are welcome. Come and meet with our new forge master TIM GREGG. Any […]


Spring 2017 “All Hands” Update 1

Attached is an updated flyer. Information has been added about Mike Hutter’s background. Mike has a wide variety of experience including a career as a Farrier. He started forging at age 10 and served as an apprentice farrier. He was honored with a Cultural Exchange to go to Great Britain and work with farriers and blacksmiths. He has worked as […]


Niagara Forge April 9 Meeting

The Niagara region will hold their monthly meeting on Sunday, April 9th at Andy Chambers shop in Buffalo.  Coffee and donuts at 8:30 am, Demonstration at 9:00 am. All are welcome. Peter Parry will show us how he forges a wizard’s head, suitable for decorating a larger work, or as a keyfob, bangle, gift, or other ornamental object of your choice.  Please come […]


Spring “All Hands” Flyer 2017

This is the preliminary flyer. The only thing to add will be some information about the Mike Hutter demonstration. Mike is a farrier, a logger along with many other thing he does. He will probably be doing some forge welding. Stay tuned. Flyer All Hands 03-4-2017 The Steuben County Fairgrounds is located right in bath where there are several hotels. Restaurants […]


Mohawk Region April 9 Meeting

Mohawk Region April 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 April 9 2017   Demonstration will be making tools to make hammers – this will be a group project to make as set of hammer making tools for the Spring All Hands meeting   Please bring your safety […]


Sourthern Tier March Meeting

The next meeting of the Southern Tier Forge will be at Henry Offermann’s shop on March 12.  We will be forging trivets.  Click on the title to see the flyer. NYSDB-offer-3-12-2017.pdf


SPRING “ALL HANDS” 2017

We have added Mike Hutter to the Saturday demonstrators. Mike is a Southern Tier guy with many talents and we are looking forward to his demonstration.