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



09/13/2017 - In Memorium Page added.


09/05/2017 - October Open Forge meeting details updated.

NOB Facebook page updated with meeting details.



08/05/2017 - Special Events Page added. Photos from August Open Forge meeting added.







Next Meetings




Regular meeting - September 16 at Butch Sheely's.


Open Forge - October 07 at NWORRP in Findlay, Ohio

Information also on NOB Facebook page.


See Meeting Details for directions.




Special Event - October 15 at Hancock County Park District.

See Special Event page for details.





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 .

Print Print | Sitemap
© Robert Willman - 1&1 MyWebsite