An Early Iron event will be held April 24 – 26, 2015 at Ashoken Center in Olivebridge, NY. This will highlight early smelting and forging. For more info go to ashokencenter.org
Mohawk Region Where: My shop in Cazenovia, 315 687 3045 When: 9:30 Am -2:00 pm MARCH 28 2015 demo will be announced at meeting Please bring your safety gear :eyes, ears, shoes, and DRESS WARM!! All are welcome at our meetings. Any interested individuals may visit two regional monthly meetings for free. If anyone wishes to continue beyond […]
Center for Metal Arts in downstate NY. Fred Crist will be here at the end of March to lead a 3-day workshop in sculpture-building. Fred is an old friend and teaches here about once a year. Here are the dates and more information: On March 27-29, (Fri-Sunday) we’re hosting a 3-day sculpture-building intensive Blacksmihing for the Sculptor with metalsmith […]
NIAGARA FORGE Will be hosting the SPRING ALL HANDS MEETING at ANDY CHAMBERS SHOP, 1 Roberts Ave, BUFFALO. On the weekend of MAY 2nd and 3rd 2015. The demonstrator will be STEVE MANKOWSKI a member of the COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURGH BLACKSMITHS. Steve will be conducting a demonstration/workshop over the two days. Lunch will be provided. There is ample room for trailers and R.V’s. you are encouraged […]
This coming Saturday, March 21st is our monthly meeting. We will meet at our shop in the Rochester Arc and Flame building at 125 Fedex Way in Gates. Our continuing goal for the this year is to cover the fundamentals of blacksmithing and assist members in creating a basic tool kit for pursuing work on their own. For our meeting […]
I was fortunate to be chosen as a recipient of the scholarship to attend a blacksmithing class at the Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, N.C this February. The subject was Arts and Crafts blacksmithing of which I had little knowledge. The class was taught by Paul Garrett who is the resident blacksmith at Campbell. The class was held over four […]
The Southern Tier march meeting will be 9:00 to 3:00 Sunday, March 15th at George Treichler’s shop near Hammondsport. We will be working on finishing the shelf brackets. Lunch will be served.