Latest Website Announcements
09/19/2018 - Even More Youtube Forging Videos Added
01/16/2019 - Updated Next Meetings and added main demonstrator bio to Hammer-In 2019 page
01/17/2019 - JANUARY 19 MEETING CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER.
01/19/2019 - Regular Meeting at Mel Hoch's 26193 Bowman Rd. Defiance, OH. 43512 -- THIS MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER.
02/02/2019 - Open Forge at Kathy Davidson's 6647 Hill Ave. Toledo, OH. 43615
03/16/2019 - Regular Meeting at Kathy Davidson's 6647 Hill Ave. Toledo, OH. 43615
04/06/2019 - Open Forge at the Wood County Historical Museum 13660 County Home Rd. Bowling Greem, OH. 43402
See Meeting Details for directions.
Blacksmith Shop - Merchants Despatch Transportation 1904
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 (except May) 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" pages .