Monthly Archives: October 2016


    Hello there,  We will be holding this years CHRISTMAS PARTY AT THE BUFFALO NIAGARA HERITAGE VILLAGE,  NEW RD, in AMHERST, on SATURDAY DECEMBER 17th from 6:00 pm until about 10:00pm. Cost is $10 a couple/family and we are asking that you bring a plate to pass. Please bring your own alcoholic beverage, we will supply soft drinks. As […]


Niagara Forge will be holding their NOVEMBER MEETING on SUNDAY NOVEMBER 13th at ANDY CHAMBERS SHOP in BUFFALO. Coffee and Donuts at 8:30 am demo at 9:00 am. All are welcome. Any questions please email Peter Parry at     Sent from Mail for Windows 10  

Blacksmith Class.

Niagara members Bob Corneck, Terry Rose and Peter Parry will be teaching a blacksmithing class at the Lutheran Center at  Lake Chautauqua on Saturday October 22 for one day.   Sent from Mail for Windows 1  

From tie rod to bick

    Saturday, Oct 15th we met at my place for the ADK monthly meeting.  One of the projects for the day was to forge a bick from a 3/4 ton Ford tie rod.  Led by James Tiernan and assisted by various strikers the bick was done in about 2 hours. 

Mohawk Region Meeting on Sunday November 6 2016 @ Museum

The Mohawk Region will hold their next meeting on Sunday Nov 6 at  Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum   Where: Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum 7010 Lakeport Road, Chittenango NY 13037   When: 9:30 Am -2:00 pm  Sunday November 6 2016   Demo will be announced at the meeting   Please bring your safety gear (eyes, ears, shoes) and tools    […]

Fall All Hands Success

Dear All We had a very successful Fall All Hands Meeting at Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum this past weekend. Despite the rain, we had 30 blacksmiths attend on Saturday with 15 staying for the Sunday festivities. The tomahawk demo by Steve Ruger and members of the Mohawk region was appreciated by all, iron in the hat provided some excellent […]

All Hands this weekend – Update

This weekend is the All Hands Meeting in Chittenango NY and we look forward to seeing everyone. We have had a low number of people register for this meeting and even though many people said that they were coming, we have very little idea about final numbers. So we have changed the Saturday dinner to hamburgers and hot dogs as we are […]