Next Meeting

Saturday, February 14th, 2015
16 James St, Milton, ON

Our next meeting will be on February 14th, 2015 at Waldie's Blacksmith Shop in Milton. As always, the meeting will start at 10am and is open to members and non-members alike. A $7 chili lunch will be available. Don't forget to bring your Iron-in-the-Hat contributions and/or money to buy tickets for Iron-in-the-Hat.

Doug Morlock from Boreal Forge will be demonstrating toolmaking/whitesmithing with a pipe tomahawk. Doug will demonstrate forging and embellishment techniques, as applied to an 18th Century pipe axe. Topics discussed and demonstrated will include chasing, engraving, metal inlay, casting, solders and floats, filework and surface finishes, as well as metallurgy, heat treatment and precision forging.

For more details, check the Event Calendar

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The Ontario Artist Blacksmith Association is a group of professional and part time blacksmiths, as well as others who are interested in the field. Some members have a great deal of experience, while others have only a little.

For the public, we seek to promote the work and trade of blacksmithing, both traditional and modern, as a high quality, creative craft and affordable art form which has a growing place in modern society. For an example of some of what we have to offer, please peruse our Gallery. For those looking to hire a blacksmith, please read Hiring a Blacksmith.

For our members, we seek to promote an exchange of creative ideas, provide an opportunity for teaching and learning about specific techniques of blacksmithing. How to Join.


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