Monthly Archives: November 2014


Niagara forge will be holding their annual CHRISTMAS PARTY on SATURDAY DECEMBER 13th. At THE BUFFALO NIAGARA HERITAGE VILLAGE on NEW RD. IN AMHERST. (Formally the Amherst Museum). From 6:00 pm until 10:30 pm. This is a fun informal get together. Pot luck supper $5 a person. We encourage folks who are capable of singing a song or telling a […]

Southern Tier November Meeting

Five Southern Tier Blacksmiths met at Jason Karszes’s shop and made sleigh bells and the tools to make them.  One of the newer smiths made a set of hooks.  The picture shows a bell and tooling for it on the left, on the right are hooks and at the top is the bottom tool for a larger bell.

November Genesee Forge Meeting

This coming Saturday, November 15th 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. Our goal for the coming year is the cover the fundamentals of blacksmithing and assist members in creating a basic tool kit for pursuing work on their own. For our meeting […]