Capital District Blacksmiths' Association
Having Fun, Meeting People & Promoting the Art of Blacksmithing

January meeting


January 31st meeting

Posted: Nov 30, -0001

join us on January 31st for our next meeting 12 noon to 4 PM at the Normanskill farm. Paul will be talking about his recent Forged in Fire episode, and answering questions about the show. We officially don’t have a demo so we are open to suggestions! Please let us know what you you’d like to see! At the meeting, or for future mee


Playing with Pipe

Posted: Nov 30, -0001 Noon to 4 PM

Jim Moran will fill for Paul on Sunday ,as he is doing some work for the dogs. I want it to be fun and I hope you will enjoy yourselves. I have a lot of pipe to play with. I have tried to come up with different ways to change the shape thepipe I’m sure you an find more


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