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Upcoming Events

Handle Workshop Sat, June 8 You will be guided in the making of a knife handle. Some experience required. $75 for the class, $25 for materials. Contact NJBA Director Mark Morrow for further information.
Middlesex County Fair Mon-Fri, Aug 5-11 We will once again be demonstrating the blacksmith’s craft to fairgoers between 5 and 9 PM each evening. We’re seeking NJBA members to come out and help demonstrate. You needn’t be expert to do so. Please contact NJBA Director Bruce Freeman for more information, specifying which days you would be available.
Red Mill Meet & Picnic Sat, Aug 24 Please plan to attend. Bring all your old stuff for the tailgate sale! Please bring a contribution to the Iron-in-the-Hat fundraiser for NJBA. Please bring money to buy IITH tickets and tailgated items. The picnic is free to NJBA members & families, but contributions to help offset expenses are much appreciated. Admission to Red Mill Museum and Grounds is free to NJBA Members, and tailgaters may park on the grounds, inside the gate. The Red Mill address is 56 Main St, Clinton, NJ 08809.
Open House Sat, Sept 14 NJBA Director Bruce Ringier will host an open house on September 14 @ 10AM. Park in driveway. Location for the event and contact for Bruce Ringier can be found in the newsletter.
Autumn Steel Bloom Smelt TBD Although we still plan to hold a steel smelt demon- stration, difficulties obtaining supplies have put it off till autumn at the soonest. This smelt will be run by Mark Morrow.
Autumn Gas Forge Workshop TBD We still intend to hold a workshop to construct a gas forge for each participant. We are still looking into the design for this forge and will make further announcements later.

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