This was a two part meet, the front of the shop was making chain for the ABANA conference chain project. Links were made by experienced smiths and first time chain makers. The back of the shop held the T-shirt production line.
Report on the T-shirt project by Josh Kavett;
The board of NJBA decided to go ahead and make our own T-shirts this year. After much discussion of color, style and logo design, a consensus was reached.
I took the lead in coordinating the job, which was made possible by our own member, David Potts. Dave is the graphics and internet expert at my school, Northern Burlington Regional. Dave did the final development of the logo, and created the screens. He also laid out the money and ordered the shirts.
We set the printing and heat lamp equipment in Marshall's back room, and did a home-brewed screen printing operation. The morning was devoted to printing the front pockets, and after a break for lunch and IITH, the back logos were printed. Thanks to all of the members that participated during the day.
We made 72 pocket-t shirts. To date, we have sold about 30. They are $15/each, and will be available at all NJBA events. If anyone wants to order by mail, send $15 plus $3 shipping to J. Kavett, 471 Casino Drive, Farmingdale, NJ 07727, and I will send one out. Available in M / L / XL / XXL. All sizes are available as of this writing, but are going quickly. All profits benefit NJBA programs.