Monthly Archives: July 2011

Niagara Hammer In 2

Hi there, I hope you are all enjoying your summer, although it is not much fun hammering away in hundred degree temps! NIAGARA has a great meeting coming up on Sunday August 14th. PLEASE NOTE: THIS MEETING WILL NOT BE AT ANDY CHAMBERS SHOP. Instead we are having a “Hammer-in “ at Paul and Connie Smiths country estate. They have […]

New Widget

Guess I found the door and did’t know it. I went to the scrap pile and came up with this stand for a client’s sundial. I know there is very little forging in this piece. The center part is actually a casting that I scrounged somewhere. The base is free form torch cut 3/16 plate that was bead blasted and flooded […]

Monroe County Fair Demo Opportunity 1

I have a contact at the Monroe County Fair. If we can man a demo, they are interested in having us. Please contact Brian Martens ( if you are available on any day from July 13th to the 17th. Could be cool to be hammering away as 6 beautiful blue & yellow F/A-18 Hornets scream by overhead while making turns […]

Treadle Hammer

Hi All! I have decided to sell my treadle hammer that was built this past April at the Southern Tier group project (6 built). The price is $800, delivery is negotiable, loading onto your vehicle at my place is free.

Wyoming Free Library Historical Arts Day Demonstration

David and Bill Ott will be demonstrating blacksmithing at the Wyoming Library Historical Arts Day on July 9th, 2011 from 10am to 3pm.  Come support them and check out the other great demonstrators if you’re in the area.  The announcement can be found here. The library is located at 114 South Academy Street (Route 19), Wyoming, NY  14591.  They are across the […]