Capital District Blacksmiths' Association
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March Mtg canceled


March Meeting Canceled

Posted: Nov 30, -0001

As we all know there are many cancelations due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Keeping in-line with the Governor's recommendations to limit public gatherings we will be canceling our March 29th meeting. Not sure at this time if the April meeting will be affected, however we will post updates as they develop. Also ABANA has announced that the 2020 Conference will be canceled as well.


demo schedule


Updated Demo schedule

Posted: Nov 30, -0001

Updated demonstration schedule:

January 26th
Elijah Hammond-Wood
Small tool making
At Pat’s Forge Normanskill Farm
12 Noon

February 23rd
Michael Cataldo and special guests
At Aggressive Metalworks
Central Bridge, NY
12 Noon - 4:00PM

March 29th
Colin Roy
Tong making
Pat’s Forge, Normanskill Farm
12 Noon


Pat Quinn at Festival of Fire


Patrick Quinn artist talk

Posted: Nov 30, -0001 10:00 AM

Patrick Quinn will be giving an artist talk during Festival of Fire at Salem Art Works next Saturday, 9/21 at 10:00 AM. For more information on Festival of Fire, please visit our site at


ABANA web site

Posted: Nov 30, -0001

I just found that we all can share the Anvils Ring and The Hammers Blow. Just go to the web site: ( then for the Ring enter) /back-issues-anvils-ring ( or) /hammers-blow

The CDBA is a member of ABNA