Monthly Archives: April 2014

Adirondack Chapter Holding Peter Ross Classes

The NYSDB Adirondack Chapter has arranged for Peter Ross to teach two classes in May of this year.  There will be a two day class on May 19th and 20th for Intermediate smiths and a three day class on May 22,23,and 24th which will be an Advanced class.  Classes will be held at Marty Snye’s shop. Marty said he would […]


There is a civil war encampment this coming weekend APRIL 26th 27th, 9:00 am until 4:00 pm at the Genesee Community College, in Medina, NY The address is Medina Campus Center, 11470 Maple Ridge Road, Medina, NY. 14103-9765. There is no power or cover so come prepared, Bring your portables. There is no charge. Bring your own lunch. You are […]

April Genesee Meeting

All, This coming Saturday, April 19th is our monthly meeting.  Per usual we will meet at our shop in the Rochester Arc and Flame building at 125 Fedex Way in Gates. 8am  Arrival, Coffee/Donuts, General kabitzing 9am Demonstration followed by open forging. 11:00 Iron in the Hat (please bring a forged item or useful tool – no junk please) 3:30 […]

Spring all hands

All Hands Meeting Spring 2014     May 31st – June 1st Mohawk Region   “The Makings of a Hammer” This year, the Mohawk Region is presenting “The Makings of a Hammer”, a presentation outlining the makings of the tools used to blacksmith a hammer, followed by a demonstration on using these tools.   The Mohawk Region’s of Forgemaster, Steve Ruger, will […]

Mohawk region meeting april 12 2014

Mohawk Region   Where: Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum | 717 Lakeport Road, Chittenango, NY 13037 When: 9:00 Am -3:00 pm    April 12 2014    demo will be announced at meeting  we will talk about needs and assign duties for the all hands meeting coming up on may 31 and June 1.    Please bring your safety gear :eyes, ears, shoes, ect.. Dress warm no […]