Northwest Blacksmith Association


ABANA 2014 Conference August 13-16, Harrington Delaware

The ABANA 2014 Conference will held at theDelaware States Fairgrounds in Harrington, Delaware Aug 13-16, 2014 JOINERY: COME MAKE CONNECTIONS From the ABANA website: Demonstrators We are working on a slate of demonstrations that will reflect the theme of the conference, and are in discussions with smiths from South America, the UK, and Europe, as well as the […]

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Don Kemper Sr Passed Away July 1, 2104

It is with a sad heart that we learn of Don Kemper, Sr. passing. According to the news on KOIN.com “There were no witnesses to the apparent accidental drowning, and an investigation reveals Kemper was boating alone, the Clark County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement.” Various details can be found online. (originally Don’s passing […]

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ABANA 2014 Conference Registration

Just 30 Days Left to Register for the ABANA 2014 Conference and avoid a $50.00 late fee The next ABANA Conference will be held  in Harrington Delaware  at  The Delaware State Fairgrounds From 13-16 August 2014 Conference Details Cost to Attend the Conference:   ABANA Members only  $175.00     Non – Members  $225.00* 2014 Conference Registration […]

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NWBA Library on Vacation June and July 2014

The NWBA Library will be closed for the months of June and July. If you would like to check out books, you might want to get them at the conference this upcoming weekend, May 15-18, 2014 in Longview, WA.   If you have books to return, they can still be returned to the same address […]

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International Blacksmith Festival 2014 Competitions

May I introduce myself, my name is Andrew Hall. There is going to be an international blacksmiths festival in Devon, England 13-16th August with Uri Hofi, Brian Brazil and Paul Alan doing demonstrations and other attractions such as iron smelts, aluminium casting, making an Irish gate in 1 day, trade stands and much more. I […]

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