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.

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   Recently updated !

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

Demonstration at the Rochester Museum & Science Center

Candy and Brian Martens will be talking up blacksmithing while demonstrating coppersmithing and enameling at the “Into the Flame” event Saturday January 7th at the Rochester Museum and Science Center. http://www.rmsc.org/science-museum/programs-and-events/item/392-into-the-flame-feat-doug-marcaida Saturday, Jan. 7: 11am–2pm Explore the power of fire through the weapons and arts it can create. At this special new one-day program included in museum admission: 11am –12pm – […]


Niagara Forge will be holding their monthly meeting on SUNDAY JANUARY 8th at ANDY CHAMBERS SHOP IN BUFFALO. Coffee and donuts at 8:30am Demonstration at 9:00 am. All are welcome. Questions? Email Peter Parry at blacksmithpeter@live.ca     Sent from Mail for Windows 10  

Super “C” Gas Forge Workshop

The Southern Tier blacksmiths group are building ten gas forges. One will be donated to auction for a contribution to the John Rausch scholarship fund. On Saturday 17th we had the main assembly workshop. John Fee is the project leader and several others contributed labor and materials to build these units. The current projected cost for each is $95. Many […]

Impromtu meeting at the ADK clubhouse

We will have an open forging session at James Tiernan’s shop in Waddington on Wed, Dec. 28.  We’ll start around 8 and go until we get tired.  Everyone is welcome to attend.  See you there.

Super “C” Forge

This coming Saturday, December 17 the Southern Tier will be working on ten gas forges. Many of our members donated stock of different kinds to keep the cost down.

Southern Tier December Meeting

The Southern Tier Forge will hold our next meeting at John Fee’s on the Saturday, December 17.  We will be building forges and making tools.  Click on the title to see the attached flyer. NYSDBfee12172016.pdf

Live Blacksmithing Demos at Rochester Arc & Flame Center

Come see live blacksmithing demos as well as welding and glass at the Rochester Arc & Flame Center this weekend (12/9-12/11).  Free admission.   There will be items for sale from local artisans as well as a raffle of donated items to support the John Rausch Memorial Scholarship fund.  

December ADK Meeting

The December meeting will be Sat Dec 10 at James Tiernan’s shop in Waddington. Everyone is welcomed to attend.