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.
June 05, 2021 - Open Forge meeting at the Wood County Museum
13660 County Home Rd. Bowling Green, OH. 43402
This meeting will held along with the Power of Yesteryear antique Farm show.
July 17, 2021 - Regular meeting at Kathy Davidson's 6647 Hill Ave. Toledo, OH. 43615
August 07, 2021- Open Forge at Kathy Davidson's 6647 Hill Ave. Toledo, OH. 43615
September 18, 2021 - Regular meeting at Butch & Cindy Sheely's 15784 Custar Rd. Grand Rapids, OH. 43552
October 02, 2021 - Open Forge at the Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd. Bowling Green, OH. 43402
November 20, 2021 - TBD
December 04, 2021 - Open Forge at Mel Hoch's 26193 Bowman Rd. Defiance, OH. 43512
January 15, 2022 - Regular meeting at Mel Hoch's 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.