Upcoming Events

Mark Your Calendars!

Our Gift to you...

2020 PAABA Calendars


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!


April 25-26 - Fort Allen Open House

 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 - PABA & The Center for Metal Arts Hosts in Johnstown. Meet members from the Pennsylvania Blacksmith Association in Johnstown and see the BIG hammer in action!  FREE with an Auction Item, or Iron in the Hat item, or money to spend!

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

September  18,19,20 – SOFA

October 10 - Country Fab  Host: Bob Pickens– Plans are in the works!

November 7 - Steve Kontaxes’ Shop Demonstrator – Todd Andrews. Learn about Cable Damascus 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!