Sept. 28: The Country Blacksmith Learn the history and current status of blacksmithing in America. These are craftsmen and artisans – it’s not all about shoeing horses! Time: 6:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Friends of the Macedon Public Library 30 Main Street Macedon NY 14502 http://macedonlibrary.blogspot.com/2011/09/upcoming-events.html Candy Martens will be filling in for Mike Nelson due to […]
His copper baptismal font placed second in S.O.F.A. Quadstate’s Gallery. There was some excellent work on display this past weekend. Several of our member’s were in attendance from Niagara, Genesee, and Southern Tier forges. Here are pics of the top three: As you can see, I don’t envy the judges! Thanks to Henry Offerman and John […]
Hey all the details are in! If you haven’t received your flyer yet you can download it here [wpfilebase tag=file id=186 tpl=simple] Our scholarship recipients will be demonstrating and we’ll have other fun and games planned for the weekend. Here is a preview of what we’ll be seeing:
Hold the date! Location: Dave DeSantis’ Shop Saturday 10/22 Sunday 10/23 More info to follow.
We had a good meeting out at our home in Mike Nelson’s barn. We practiced making mortice and tenon joints, leafs, box knots, and decorating bolt heads. That was followed by sharing a delicious vat of Gumbo. There’s nothing like washing down donuts & coffee with hot bowl of pork laden goodness. We concluded the day with a well stocked […]
Niagara Region Picnic September 11th. Amherst Museum. Niagara had a picnic at the Amherst Museum last Sunday September 11th. The forges were up and running and there was a great lunch followed by Iron in the hat. Our President Candice Marten and Hubby and Treasurer Brian showed up to support us, Thanks to both of you. The weather cooperated and […]
September, 8th-11th 2011. Niagara members Bill Ott, Gene Beamer and Peter Parry attended the Alexander Steam Show in Alexander N.Y. This a terrific event and is attended by thousands of people. There was lots of interest in our demonstrations. Bill and Gene are our contacts for this event which is held every year, so consider spending some quality time showing […]
The Genesee meeting will be held this month on the 17th at Mike Nelson’s shop. We will be discussing the upcoming group move! See you there. Please let me know if you have any questions.
Hey guys just got the heads up from Southern Tier about their September meeting. Here is the flyer, they will be working on iron in the hat for the October All-Hands! Please let George know if you’ll be able to attend. [wpfilebase tag=file id=185 tpl=simple]