Kyle Beach & Brandon Horton, Co-Forgemasters
The current members of the Genesee Region cover the following area of New York State, see the red dots:
Members of all skill levels are encouraged to come to our meetings as there will be something valuable to learn for all blacksmiths. Genesee Forge usually meets at Mahany Welding’s Rochester Arc and Flame Center in Gates NY. Bring your favorite tools to allow yourself a full chance to participate in the project. Each meeting will included a demo, and then a hands on project time.
Newcomers are welcome at our meetings too. Any interested individuals may visit two regional monthly meetings for free. If anyone wishes to continue beyond the two initial meetings they must join the NYSDB. There is membership and fee information available on the Joining Us page or you can download our brochure, [wpfilebase tag=file id=2 tpl=simple]
Personal Safety equipment is required at meetings, and includes eye, ear, and hand protection is recommended.
We generally have a $5 meeting fee and Iron in the hat. Our meetings start with coffee around 8 am, a demo from 9-12, lunch, and then hands on work or more demonstrations from 1-4. Our meetings this year will be on the third Saturday of the month, for specific information check out our listing of Genesee Regional Events:
For additional information contact Kyle Beach (315) 597-5833 or Brandon Horton. You can also use the email form below. A printable copy of the [wpfilebase tag=file id=28 tpl=simple], which must be signed by all attendees at meetings, is available. If you have any questions let us know!