Capital District Blacksmiths' Association
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July 27th Fundraiser for a colleague.

Northeastern Blacksmith's, located in the New Paltz area, and a group many of our members belong to, are asking for our help

Jul 6, 2019

Fundraiser Hammer-In/Barbecue for Greg Phillips Family

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6:56 PM (1 hour ago)

It's a mid-summer Hammer-In!

Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 9 AM – 4 PM

Arrowsmith Forge , Millbrook, NY

You are invited to a Hammer-In/Barbecue fundraiser to benefit the family of our good friend and fellow blacksmith Greg Phillips who recently passed away. Fletcher and Debra Coddington have graciously offered to host the event at their shop,Arrowsmith Forge, in Millbrook, NY. For many years, Greg and his family opened their home to us and hosted hammer-ins. They were always generous and welcoming. Let's return their generosity and show our kinship. This is a social event as well as a blacksmithing event so everyone is welcome. Please bring as many family and friends as you like.Text Link
Fun for the whole family!
This one day event will include demonstrations, food, drink, a raffle, and a live auction. Cost of admission $30.00 per person. Kids 10 years old or younger are $5.00 each. Food is included with price of admission. We will have a tailgating area. Tailgaters will be charged an additional $20 each. All proceeds will be given to Greg's family.
Professional demonstrations:

John Rais and Leonid Karelshteyn will be demonstrating blacksmithing and artistic/decorative ironwork. Fletcher Coddington will be demonstrating proper solder techniques, Greg Cimms will be demonstrating bladesmithing.

Raffle and auction:
First prize in the raffle will be a Fly Press with cast iron stand and assorted tooling. Second prize is a 310 lb. anvil and third prize is a 40 lb. Fisher-Norris anvil. The Raffle Drawing will be on the day of the event. You do not have to be in attendance to win but you will be responsible for picking up or paying for shipping the item you win in the raffle. Prizes may be viewed on our group Facebook page.

We are also requesting donations of items for the auction.

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Please pre-register for this event by following thisregistration link. If you are unable to attend, you may still make a donation to Greg's family and buy raffle tickets on the registration page. Thanks for your support!
Upcoming events:

Save the date for the New England Bladesmith Guild's annual Ashokan seminar and the Northeast Blacksmith's Fall Hammer-In on September 20-22, 2019. Program information will be availablelater in July at Northeast Blacksmiths website.

Northeast Blacksmiths Association | (845)657-7553 |

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