This Saturday we’ll be hosting the North Texas Blacksmithing Association at DMS!! It’s a great opportunity to come out and talk to/ learn from some experienced smiths and have some fun. You can, of course join the NTxBA if you’d like, their fees are $25/year.
No experience necessary, no cost, just come out and have some fun. There might even be a little breakfast.
From the Association:
What: January meeting for the NTxBA
Where: Dallas Makerspace 1825 Monetary Ln Ste 104, Carrollton Texas, 75006
When: Saturday January 12th @ 9:00 am
Demo: Punching Contest - see below
Trade Item: Bring something to show your skill at the Dallas Makerspace
Folks these are exciting times for the NTxBA. There is a lot going on and you need to be a part of it. I won’t try and cover everything, that’s what the meeting is for.
Immediately after the business meeting there will be open forging for all who would like to learn
how to Forge with Fire there will be experienced experts there to help All beginners give it a try!
Also there will be a short demonstration/ contest in a hot forging contest to see who can punch the best hole
per lesson #2 of the Controlled Hand Forging Lessons. This will be first attempted by the those of the board,
with the winner explaining their technique. Then we’ll open it up to the membership for a try.
All of our forges will be available for new and old members to give it a go. Senior members will be on hand for
questions and instruction.