Latest Website Announcements
06/05/2021 - Open Forge meeting scheduled for 1st Saturday in June.
06/18/2021 - Update to In Memorium
06/28/2021 - First regular meeting July 17, 2021
07/29/2021 - Updated meetings page with newly scheduled meetings
Open Forge August 07 at Kathy Davidson's smithy. 6647 Hill Avenue
Toledo, Ohio 43615
Regular meeting September 18 at Butch Sheely's smithy 15784 Custar Rd. Grand Rapids, OH. 43552
Open Forge October 02 at the Wood county Museum 13660 County Home Rd. 43402
See Meeting Details for directions.
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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 until 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 .