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.
Dec 01, 2018 - Open Forge - Mel Hoch 26193 Bowman Rd. Defiance, Oh. 43512
Jan. 17, 2019 - Meeting - Mel Hoch 26193 Bowman Rd. Defiance, OH. 43512
Feb. 02, 2019 - Open Forge - Kathy Davidson 6647 Hill Ave. Toledo, OH. 43615
At this meeting we will be forging anvil hardy tools for the trailer.
Mar. 16, 2019 - Meeting - Kathy Davidson 6647 Hill Ave. Toledo, OH. 43615
Apr. 06, 2019 - Open Forge - Wood County Historical Society 13660 County Home Rd.
Bowling Green, OH. 43402
May 3-4-5, 2019 - Hammer-In - Auglaize Village ----- Krouse Rd. Defiance, OH. 43512
June 01, 2019 - Open Forge - Roger King 8840 Hill Ave. Holland, OH. 43528
July 20, 2019 - Meeting - Kathy Davidson 6647 Hill Ave. 43512
Aug. 03, 2019 - Open Forge - Kathy Davidson 6647 Hill Ave. 43512
Sept. 21, 2019 - Meeting - Butch Sheely 15784 Custar Rd. Grand Rapids, OH. 43522
OCT. 05, 2019 - To be determined
Nov. 15, 2019 - Meeting - Mel Hoch 26193 Bowman Rd. Defiance, OH. 43512
Dec. 07, 2019 - 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.