Please check the following Driving Directions for specific directions to our meeting sites.
Driving Directions to Meeting Sites
Mel Hoch - Take Hire Rd. from SR-281 at the GM Foundry south about 3 miles to Bowman Rd. Right on Bowman about 1/2 mile.
Roger & Penny King - Look for the small anvil sign above the mail box next to the driveway.
Kathy Davidson - Kathy is just east of McCord RD. 1st house past the apartments.
Butch & Cindy Sheely - Butch is on Custar Rd. - north of SR-6 just south of Poe Rd.
Wood County Museum - From I-75 take SR-6 exit east about 1/2 mile to
County Home Rd. Right on County Home Rd. to the museum site. Look for the oil well drilling derrick.
Auglaize Village - See the Hammer-In page for driving directions.
Meetings are open to all persons with an interest in blacksmithing. We hope that if you like what we are all about, that you consider joining our organization.
Oct. 06, 2018 - Open Forge - Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation
12505 CR-99 Findlay, Ohio 45840
This will be an invitation to the public for a chance to try their hand at hammering hot iron. Last year this event was well received by everyone involved. The NOB trailer will be there with up to 3 forges in operation.
Oct. 21, 2018 - Special event at Hancock Park District - Litzenberg Woods
This is an opportunity for NOB members to demonstrate blacksmithing to folks attending this annual Hancock Park District event. Again the NOB trailer will be there and if enough members attend we could have up to 3 forges in operation.
Nov.17, 2018 - Meeting - Roger King 8840 Hill Ave. Holland, Oh. 43528
Dec 01, 2018 - Open Forge - Mel Hoch 26193 Bowman Rd. Defiance, Oh. 43512
Forging activities at meetings start about 9:00 AM.
Meeting end times vary but usually wind down mid afternoon.
At the bi-monthly business meetings, formal club business is conducted at 11:00 followed by a potluck lunch.
The Open Forge meetings are more informal. Forging activities continue throughout with individual's lunch taken at will.