It's a mid-summer Hammer-In!
Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 9 AM – 4 PM
You are invited to a Hammer-In/Barbecue fundraiser to benefit the family of our good friend and fellow blacksmith Greg Phillips who recently passed away. Fletcher and Debra Coddington have graciously offered to host the event at their shop, Arrowsmith Forge , in Millbrook, NY. For many years Greg and his family opened their home to us and hosted hammer-ins. They were always generous and welcoming. Let's return their generosity and show our kinship. This is a social event as well as a blacksmihting event so everyone is welcome. Please bring as many family and friends as you like. Te xt Link
Fun for the whole family!
This one day event will include demonstrations, food, drink, a raffle, and a live auction. Cost of admission $30.00 per person. Kids 10 years old or younger are $5.00. Food is included with price of admission. We will have a tailgating area. Tailgaters will be charged an additional $20. All proceeds will be given to Greg's family.
Professional demonstrations:

John Rais and Leonid Karelshteyn will be demonstrating blacksmihting and artistic/decorative ironwork. Fletcher Coddington will be demonstrating proper solder techniques, Greg Cimms will be demonstrating bladesmithing.
Raffle and auction:
First prize in the raffle will be a Fly Press with cast iron stand and assorted tooling. Second will be an anvil and third prize is another anvil. The Raffle Drawing will be on the day of the event. You do not have to be in attendance to win but you will be responsible for picking up or paying for shipping the item you win in the raffle. Prizes may be viewed on our group Facebook page.

Please pre-register for this event by following this registration link . If you are unable to attend, you may still make a donation to Greg's family and buy raffle tickets on the registration page. Thanks for your support!
Upcoming events:

Save the date for the New England Bladesmith Guild's annual Ashokan seminar and the Northeast Blacksmith's Fall Hammer-In on September 20-22, 2019. Program information will be availablelater in July at Northeast Blacksmiths website.