Upcoming Events

Mark Your Calendars!

Our Gift to you...

2017 PAABA Calendars
The NEW 2017 Version!!!

PAABA Hotline - Call 724-45-FIRE-1

New!  WRABA Event Schedule below!

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.

September 22-24 – SOFA Quad State Round-Up - This year, enjoy blacksmiths that are from the USA!  Kevin Cashen - Blade Smithing, Nathan Allen-Traditional, Richard Sullivan-Forged Rifle Barrel, Michael Bendele- Repose, Joe Bonifas-Contemporary, and MORE!  

Join PAABA members, (and we always have a fine turnout) at the PAABA “Home” tent for refreshments and a place to relax before heading out to the acres of tailgating sales or demonstrations!  If you have not been to SOFA, do not hesitate, you will see familiar faces and meet some new people as well! Location is the Miami County Fairgrounds on Route 25A in Troy, Ohio.  It is about 4 ˝  to 5 hours from Pittsburgh. Plenty of camping too! See their web site for more information!    https://sofablacksmiths.org/


October 21 – Country Fab, Host: Bob Pickens–9:00 We are very pleased to have Tom Willoughby demonstrate for you. Tom was a recent demonstrator at the ABANA Conference in 2016, he is a wealth of knowledge.

432 Maplewood Ave., Ambridge, PA 15003  412-496-9389   MAP


WRABA scheduled events in 2017

Western Reserve Area Blacksmith Associates

September 22-25 SOFA QuadState Roundup 2017, Miami County fairgrounds, Troy Ohio

Saturday October 7: Hammer in: (bring a dish to share plus an item for the iron in the hat sale)
Don Pfaff’s forge 28151 Township Line Road (Mountz Rd), East Rochester Ohio 44625

Saturday November 11: Hammer in: TBD





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 724-774-6757
Dave Lint  724-529-7942
Bill Robertson 412-221-2402
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!