Upcoming Events

Mark Your Calendars!

Our Gift to you...

2019 PAABA Calendars - NEW!

THURSDAY NIGHTS - FORT ALLEN  - Open Forge, Call Dick Fisher for details! 724-836-3625 See the new addition and take part in the friendly atmosphere. $5 Donation appreciated for fuel.  Season is now OPEN!!!



April 27 & 28 - Fort Allen - 9:00, Open days to enjoy and introduce yourself to the shop.  FREE EVENT!!!

MAP - It's next door to the Overton Museum



May 18 - Brad Weber’s – 9:00, Always a great time! Joint Event with WRABA!!!

Come to see a FABULOUS shop and home! Brass Pour by Bob Pickens. Learn how to make a foundry for yourself! Bring a dish to share and an Auction Item, proceeds are evenly distributed between WRABA and PAABA.



June 15 – Compass Inn Museum - Hands-On, 9:00 Come and support the day by making items for the Gift Shoppe located at the site.  Ed Appleby is Host, all level of smiths are invited!

July 20 - Little Giant Workshop II, Country Fab in Ambridge.  Host Bob Pickens holds a half-day workshop on the Little Giant.    $10 for members, $25 for non-members (includes a membership).    Lunch included. 



August 17 –  Steel Welding 9:00 – Demonstrator: James Michael Walker! PAABA Auction, Library , PAABA Summer Picnic and more!  


September 27-29 - SOFA


October 5th - Country Fab 9:00  Host, Bob Pickens-9:00-Demonstrator: Terry Sheridan, PAABA Auction, Bar-b-que provided by Bob Pickens, Pot Luck Side Dishes, PAABA meeting and more!  


NEW SHOP! November 2nd - Steve Kontaxes Shop in Perryopolis - Jody Best Demonstrates, PAABA Meeting, ”Chili-fest”! 9:00





Care to Get Involved?
We are seeking & updating our demonstrators' list.  Would you like to demonstrate at community days in your area?
You will need:
  • A portable forge
  • And your Own Set-up...
(and if you don't have one and are still interested, we can work with you.)
Contact an officer:
John Steel 412-855-6511
Dave Simmons 330-385-1393
Steve Kontaxes 412-691-0173
Chris Holt 412-741-6171
Check this page frequently as we add more information as it becomes available.  See you soon at a Hammer-In!