Dori McCarty showing her dad how to forge the arrow for a Cupid's heart at the 2016 Headache Hammer In.
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|Next meeting March 26, 2016 -Don Davies - Dawn, MO. 660-745-3350 |
Trade item is "cool or useful item used around the shop". Food will be available.
There is a map with additional information on the meeting schedule link at left.
|Gas forge building workshop. |
Cost on the forge workshop will
be $362.00 per person. This will be held at this years 25th annual conference in Sedalia. Each kit will include everything needed to build
a forge except for the Freon can. Steve Gensheimer will be bringing the feet, bricks, valves, flare adapters, tubing, and fuel gas adapters.
Part of the cost is going to cover Steve's travel expenses to have him on hand for the workshop. Many of you may have the
Freon cans available and a few members have mentioned having extras. Contact Jon McCarty for any additional details.
Mike Gorzel has put together a price list on a regulator, hose and gauge kit which will be pasted below.
Contact Mike at email@example.com with questions or to order.
Package 1 - - regulator 0-30 PSI, POL, guage (back mount) - - - $40.75
Package 1A - - regulator 0-30 PSI, POL, guage (back mount), 5 Foot hose with ends - - - $59.25
Package 1B - - - regulator 0-30 PSI, POL, guage (back mount), 10 Foot hose with ends - - - $65.50
Package 2 - - - regulator 0-30 PSI, POL, guage (bottom mount) - - - $40.25
Package 2A - - - regulator 0-30 PSI, POL, guage (bottom mount), 5 Foot Hose - - - $58.75
Package 2B - - - regulator 0-30 PSI, POL, guage (bottom mount), 10 Foot Hose - - - $65.00
|2016 Ozark Conference April 28 - May 1, 2016. |
Demonstrators will include the teams of Mike & Audra Draper,
Lynda Metcalfe & Elmer Roush,
and Bob Alexander & Pat McCarty.
There will be a beginners class on Friday and an intermediate class on Saturday morning. The intermediate class will be forging an
18th century Suffolk latch, including the latch bar, staple, and latch bar keeper.
We will be doing the three toolbox raffle again this year. Mike Gentzsch will be constructing the toolboxes again this year and
we will be accepting donations of tools to fill the boxes. Let Bernie Tappel know what you would like to donate and we will publish
the list of donations with your name on this page. Click here for the current donation
and open items list. These are just suggested items. If you would like to donate something else, let us know and we will add it to
|International Blacksmithing Event
September 1 - 6, 2016, Ypres Flanders, Belgium. |
Update from Kate Dinneen
If you would like to participate in this event by making a poppy for the project,
click here for more information.
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead is seeking a part time blacksmith to work two or three days a week.
The job is listed at www.opkansas.org, using the careers tab at the top of the page.
We open on April 1, and are interviewing now.