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June Meeting 2023

Hello All NMABA members and any visitors,

Here is some information about our next NMABA demonstration:

It will be held 06/03/2023 at 9:00AM at member Jeff Gonzales’s shop Wholesale Timber & Viga, 300 Calle Industrial #7104 Bernalillo, NM 87004.
This demo is called “Back to Basics” with a focus on standard tooling and will be done by Jens Porche (Journeyman Blacksmith from Germany). He will be forging high carbon steel into punches and chisels.

We will have 5 forges running for some hands-on work with members assistance.
For NMABA members it will be no cost and for any Non-Member visitors there will be a $10 CASH fee for attending.
If you would like to participate in hands on forging, please wear cotton clothes and bring safety glasses. Hearing protection is optional but recommended.
Iron in the hat and Pot-luck are open to all NMABA members and any visitors

Iron in the Hat – Please bring any pieces of iron (either created into