Monthly Archives: June 2016

ABANA Conference 2016 Treasure Chest

My partner, Henry, and I started designing this chest from scratch in Mid February this year. The chest is 8x10x16 and weight is 22 pounds. The texture is done with a ball pein hammer. Finish is black Gilders Paste with clear coat. The plaques are cast in pewter with a copper backing. There is a total of 179 rivets with […]

Mohawk Region meeting sunday June 26 2016

  Mohawk Region   Where: My pole barn in Cazenovia, Steve 315 687 3045  When: 9:30 Am -2:00 pm  Sunday June 26 2016    demo will be announced at meeting   Please bring your safety gear :eyes, ears, shoes, and tools If you want to use the gas forges bring a propane tank. We will be having the election for forge master at this meeting. Now that […]


  Niagara Forge will be holding their June meeting on SUNDAY JUNE 12th from 8:30 am until 3:00 pm. At ANDY CHAMBERS SHOP 1 Roberts Ave, Buffalo. Demonstration will be the hand forging of a rail road spike into a knife with a pineapple twist handle. All are welcome. Contact Peter Parry, with any questions. Sent from Mail for […]

Open Forge and Video Night at the Rochester Arc and Flame Center

Movie Night June 5th Next Weekend: Watch movies at Arc + Flame for FREE. This event is sponsored by the NYSDB and will run from 6:00pm-9:00pm on June 5th. Light refreshments and snacks will be provided and voluntary donations will be accepted for the John Rausch Memorial Scholarship. We ask that you RSVP your attendance to or 585-349-7110. However, we […]

Items for Sale 1

Richard Hewitt has some items for sale:     50lb beak horn stake  (over 36 inches long)                                          $200 Pexto plate with simple base                                                                      $150 4" mushroom stake (shorter in plate)                                                      $75 3" mushroom stake (taller in plate)                                                          $75 2 small simple mushroom stakes                                                               $20 each old hammer head cutting chisel                                                                 $10 Peddinghaus French Hammer (medium)                                                $20 Peddinghaus French […]