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03/26/2020 - The Hammer-In 2020 has been cancelled. The Boy Scout
Camp Lakota will close in May.
04/03/2020 - Updated In Memorium page
04/26/2020 - Deleted non-working Youtube video links
05/25/2020 - The June 06 Open Forge meeting has been cancelled.
02/01/2010 - Open Forge - Kathy Davidson
03/21/2020 - Meeting Kathy - Davidson
04/04/2010 - Open Forge - Wood County Historical Society
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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 and forging activities start about 9:00 AM. The business meeting is held at 11:00 followed by a pot-luck meal. Spouses are welcome to attend. Forging activities continue after lunch.
On the 1st Saturday of all the other months (except May) we have "Open Forge" meetings, for smiths only, at various blacksmith shops. These meetings start any time after 8:30 AM. Bring your own sack lunch for these meetings. Forging activities may continue untill mid afternoon. 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 .