Author Archive for StephenP

Workshop Cancelled

The Forge Welding workshop scheduled for Paul Fontaine's shop has been cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control. Hopefully John MacDonald will be able up to teaching a class next year.

Blair Wheaton’s Hammer-in May 2016

Blair's hammer-in was a success, there were some new people attending, there were several demonstrations and some great pieces for show and tell. And, as ever the food was great. Blair's handle demonstrations and Tony's finishing of the handles were good. As…

New Venues for Hammer-ins this year

As of this moment we have 2 new locations for Hammer-ins this year. Coming up in a few weeks is Dave Leblanc's out in Mount Uniacke area and the other location information wil be posted when I have it. That one…

Annual General Meeting

Hello Folks!   We have scheduled the AGM for Sunday April 3rd at 1pm at the Chocolate Lake Rec Centre in Halifax. The room available happens to be upstairs, with no elevator access so I do hope that doesn't make it difficult for anyone.…

Workshop at Paul Fontaine’s

So if you're going to the Forge Welding Workshop at Heritage Wrought Iron on Saturday, don't forget that it's 25$ to attend. Exact change would be greatly appreciated. Bring along a chair.

CANIRON!!!!

Can't wait to get up to Cape Breton this week for CanIRON X. Don't forget to bring Iron-in-the-Hat or auction items, this year's event is a rebuilding year for the seed money . Looking forward to a great event Grant! See you at…

Scott Hamlin

Thank you Scott for putting on the auction to raise funds for the upcoming CanIRON in Baddeck. Scott Hamlin is a dedicated blacksmith who is passionate about the art and wanting to promote the craft. For those who didn't have the opportunity…

Online Auction

Well the Online Auction page is active, Scott Hamlin has been receiving items for the auction and he'll be posting photos of them. Auction ends 15 March at 8:00PM. You'll need to register to post a bid. Check out the…

February already?

Well those buck-toothed rodents have given their predictions and Shebenacadie Sam has his head screwed on right. Just cleaned up another 30cm off the driveway. Wiarton Willie? Well what can you say he's an Upper Canadian    2015 is here and you…

Hammer-ins during May

Well there were 2 Hammer-ins during the month of May. The first was at Paul Fontaine's shop on the 12th of May, The next was at Blair Wheaton's new shop on the 27th. Paul's Power Hammer Techniques was a blast…