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 Website Announcements






03/17/2019 - Replaced 2019 Hammer-In flyer with corrected page one.


The Hammer-In forms can be downloaded and printed.


Please pay attention to the notes above the registration form concerning the banquet and the Hands-On classes.



02/16/2019 - Added Industrial forging section to Forging Videos from Youtube page.



















Next Meetings








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


05/3-4-5/2019 - Annual Hammer-In at Auglaize Village in Defiance, OH.



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 (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 .

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