Upcoming Events

Mark Your Calendars!

Our Gift to you...

2019 PAABA Calendars


January 18 - Depreciation Lands - 9:00, A day of PAABA Experts, Review of 2020 Community Service Project, Year in Review, PAABA Auction, Library, Lunch available and more!


March 28 - Dave Vincenty’s - 9:00, Demonstrator– Dave Collier from Broken Hammer Forge, Henderson, Maryland.  (This is in McDonald, PA although the mailing address is Canonsburg)


April 18 - Rices Landing - 9:00, Fort Allen’s Fearsome Foursome and ABA Smiths demonstrate 4-U!


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 opens in April!!!



Looking Ahead:

May 16 -  Brad Weber’s – 9:00, Always a great time! Come to see a FABULOUS shop and home!

May 23 - Community Service Day at Young & Sons Foundry and Machine Shop

June  3-6 ABANA Conference, Saratoga New York, Washington Fair Grounds.

August 8 - PAABA and PABA at the Center for Metal Arts. Meet members from the Pennsylvania Blacksmith Association in Johnstown and see the BIG hammer in action!

August TBD - PAABA Event at Steel Welding, Host: John Steel

September  18,19,20 – SOFA

October TBD - Country Fab  Host: Bob Pickens– Plans are in the works!

November TBD - Steve Kontaxes’ Shop Demonstrator – Todd Andrews. Learn about Cable Damascus knives and more! Annual “Chilifest”, Auction, PAABA Meeting, and more!






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!