If you are interested in learning about the blacksmith's craft, you have come to the right place. Our goal is to keep the art of blacksmithing alive and pass those skills on to future generations.
If you are interested in learning about the blacksmith's craft, you have come to theright place. Our goal is to keep the art ofblacksmithing alive and pass those skills on to future generations.

Latest Announcements

FEBRUARY 15, 2017 - Hammer-In 2017 page updates.


FEBRUARY 13, 2017 - President's Message on Club Officer's page.


FEBRUARY 04, 2017 - New photos added to Forging Photos page.


JANUARY 26, 2017 - New links added - Many pages enhanced.


JANUARY 22, 2017 - New page added with links to meeting videos.




Business Meeting -- March 18 at Kathy Davidson's - Toledo, OH.


Open Forge -- April 01 at the Wood County Museum - Bowling Green, Ohio


See Meeting Details for directions.




Shop class - 1905




Titanic anchor chain




Blacksmiths and woodworkers will never suffer from poverty.

Blacksmith Shop - Merchants Despatch Transportation   1904

Meeting Schedules

The Northwest Ohio Blacksmiths hold regular business meetings on the 3rd Saturday of the months of January, March, July, September and November. These meetings are held at at the shops of different members. Family members are invited and there is a pot-luck meal.


On the 1st Saturday of all the other months we have "Open Forge" meetings, for smiths only, at various blacksmith shops. Bring your own sack lunch for these meetings. See the "Meeting Details" page.


The 1st weekend in May is our annual "Hammer-In" held at Historic Auglaize Village near Defiance, Ohio. This is a Friday - Saturday - Sunday event. We invite a well known smith to demonstrate his/her skills. Attendance at this event requires a registration fee. You will find detailed information on the "Hammer-In" page .

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