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Artist-Blacksmith Association
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♦ October 2014 Newsletter Pt. 2
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Saltfork Craftsmen Newsletter

Date:

Newsletter Content Highlights

October 2014, Pt 1
(5.5 mb)
October 2014, Pt 2
(7.7 mb)

Editor's Notes; Secretary's Report; President's Notes; Regional Meeting Reports; Regional Meeting Dates & Form; SCABA 2014 Conference Information & Registration Form; 2014 Salt Fork Conference Tool Box; Oklahoma State Fair; The Hammer's Arc; Blacksmith Week Demonstration: Four Hour Gate by Terry Carson & Darryl Nelson; Forging a Rectangular Pass-Through; Book Announcement: "Hydraulic Forging Press For the Blacksmith"; SCABA Shop & Swap

September 2014
(6.12 mb)

Editor's Notes; Secretary's Report; Regional Meeting Reports; Regional Meeting Dates & Form; Around the State...; Forging Challenge; Conference Classes We Are Working to Finalize; Conference T-Shirts; SCABA 2014 Conference-Voluneers Needed and Hotel Info; SCABA Board Meetings Minutes; By-Laws; 2014 Salt Fork Conference Tool Box; Sticking Sticky Tommy; Bag Tongs; SCABA Shop and Swap; Membership Application

August 2014
(9.7 mb)

Editor's Notes; Secretary's Report; President's Notes; Regional Meeting Reports; Regional Meeting Dates & Form; Mark Aspery Clinic; Etching Wrought Iron - Insights from Daniel Miller; Leaf Napkin Ring - CBS Level 1; Live up to Your Expectations ... Work at a Snail's Pace; SCABA Board Meeting, August 17; Conference Classes we are Working to Finalize; Conference T-Shirt Design; SCABA 2014 Conference Demonstrator: Elizabeth Brim;
2014 Salt Fork Conference Tool Box

July 2014 Part 1
(3.71 mb)
July014-Part 2
(7.34 mb)

Editor's Notes; Secretary's Report; President's Notes; Regional Meeting Reports; Regional Meeting Dates & Form; Chuck Wagon Cook off, at the National Cowboy Heritage Museum; 2014 Chisholm Trail Festival, Yukon OK; Demo Request; Moose Hook;
2014 Conference Tool Box; SCABA Shop & Swap.

June 2014 Part 1
(10.4 mb)
June 2014-Part 2
(8.15 mb)

Editor's Notes; Secretary's Report; President's Notes; Regional Meeting Reports; Regional Meeting Dates & Form; 5th Saturday Forging "Play Day" Dates; School Day at Fairview; Clay Pot Hook by Bill Epps; Sketch Book by Diana; Review of Blacksmithing Videos Purchased Online;
2014 Conference Tool Box; Something a Little Different; In the SpotLight; KGA Shop Tour; SCABA Shop & Swap.

May 2014 Part 1
(5.02 mb)
May 2014-Part 2
(8.30 mb)

Editor's Notes; President's Notes; Regional Meeting Reports; Regional Meeting Dates & Form; 5th Saturday Forging "Play Day" Dates; SCABA Annual Picnic; Medieval Faire; John McLellan's Basic Skills-Simple Tongs; Beginning Blacksmithing Workshop May 31st; 2014 Salt Fork Conference Tool Box; Saltfork Craftsmen passing skills to younger generation; Southwestern Ironworks Annual Tailgate Swap Meet, Guthrie, May 17; SCABA Shop & Swap.

April 2014
(9.04 mb)

Editor's Notes; President's Notes; Regional Meeting Reports; Regional Meeting Dates & Form; 5th Saturday Forging "Play Day" Dates; "A Day With The Boys" Boy Scout Troop 222; Demo Opportunities; Wooden Wagon Wheel Work; SCABA ANNUAL PICNIC APRIL 19; Only 2 Blacksmith Classes Left; Sketch Book (Owl); Bill Fugate's Collar Jig; SCABA Shop & Swap.

March 2014 Part 1
(6.47 mb)
March 2014 Part 2
(6.24 mb)

Editor's Notes; President's Notes; Regional Meeting Reports; Regional Meeting Dates & Form; 5th Saturday Forging "Play Day" Dates; Making the Patrick Pelgrom Tongs; Bottle Opener; Building a Forge From a Water Tank; KGA Spring Shop Tour; Workhorse; Pick-up Tongs; Penetrating Oils; SCABA Shop & Swap.

February 2014 Part 1
(3.75 mb)
February 2014 Part 2
(9.42 mb)

Editor's Notess; President's Notes; Regional Meeting Reports; Regional Meeting Dates & Form; David Knight Broom & Handle; Equal Length Leg Bending Fixture; 2014 Board of Trusties Election Ballot; 5th Saturday Forging "Play Day" Dates; 2014 Workshop weekends; Mini Torch Forge; Pioneer Women Workshop; Hummingbird; Heart Trivet; Heart & Scroll Hook.

January 2014 Part 1
(5.85 mb)
January 2014 Part 2
(7.77 mb)

Editor's Ramblings; President's Notes; Regional Meeting Reports; 2014 Board of Directors Election; November Workshops; Route 66 Museum Blacksmith shop Intermediate blacksmith workshop; Traditional Chest, Part 2; Don Shrunk's Treadle Hammer; Intermediate Blacksmithing Class at Elk City; Ringing in the New Year..; Teresa Gabrish for BOD; Frame Joint; Handy Vise Tooling; Learn How to Make Your Little Giant Power Hammer Work Harder Than Ever Class; Shop Handsaw; SCABA Shop and Swap.

December 2013 pgs 1-14
(7.52 mb)
December 2013 pgs 15-28
(8.42 mb)

Editor's Ramblings; President's Notes; Regional Meeting Reports; How To's; Women in the Outdoors Workshop; Dutch Oven Cooking Events in Oklahoma.

November 2013
(9.69 mb)

Editor's Ramblings; President's Notes; Regional Meeting Reports; Upcoming Events; Upcoming 5th Saturday Workshops; September, October & November Regional Meetings Info; Forging Wrenches; Traditional Chest; BOW Class of 2013; Clay Spencer's spare tire power hammer workshop; 17th Annual Conference Report; Blacksmiths Continue to Forge a Link to the Past; SCABA Board Meeting Report; 3D Snowflake; Regional Meeting Form; SCABA Shop & Swap; SCABA Membership Application.

October 2013
(8.83 mb)

Editor's Ramblings; President's Notes; Regional Meeting Reports; Upcoming Events; Upcoming 5th Saturday Workshops: Nov 30, Women's Only Beginning Blacksmith Workshop; Upcoming Regional Meetings Info; 2013 Tool Box List; Things to bring to the 17 Annual SCABA Conference; Conference Demonstrator Clay Spencer, 2013 Conference Family Classes; Silent Benefit Auction; Rivet Tool; How to Attach a 6" Machinist Vise to Your Anvil to Make a Handy Portable Vise; Cap Lifter; SCABA Shop & Swap.

September 2013
(9.70 mb)

Editor's Ramblings; President's Notes; Regional Meeting Reports; Upcoming Events; Upcoming 5th Saturday Workshops; September, October & November Regional Meetings Info; 2013 Tool Box List; 17 Annual SCABA Conference; Conference Gallery & Iron-N-Hat; Nail Board, 2013 Conference Tshirts; Auction; Tool Box & Nail Board Drawing; SCABA Family Classes; SCABA Board of Director's Meeting Report & Minutes; Emails of Interest; A Chalk Board for Your Shop; Bag Tongs; A Simple Leaf; Bending Angle Iron; SCABA Shop & Swap; 2013-2014 Regional Meeting Schedule; Regional Meeting Hosting Form; Chisels for Heads.

August 2013
(5.366.73 mb)

President's Notes; Meeting Reports; Editor's Ramblings; 2013 Conference T-Shirt Design Contest; Basic Blacksmithing Workshop; Membership list; 2013 Tool Box List; Regional Meeting Reports; Upcoming Events; Controlled Hand Forging-Forge Welding; SCABA Shop & Swap.

July 2013
(5.366.73 mb)

President's Notes; Meeting Reports; 2013 Conference T-Shirt Design Contest; Boy Scout Merit Badge at Altus; Metal Working Merit Badge at Summer Camp; 2013 Tool Box List; Toe-Stools"; Bottle Trees; Cutoff Storage Solutions; Calla Lily; Regional Meeting Reports; Upcoming Events.

June 2013
(6.73 mb)

President's Notes; Meeting Reports; 2013 Oklahoma State Fair; Great
Southern Plains Rendezvous; 2013 Duncan Natural Resource
Day; Farm Day Theme, Fairview, OK; 2013 Tool Box List; Japanese Hosta
Sprout; Forging a Pair of Open-Jaw Tongs; Photo Essay: Forging Tongs; Upcoming Events.

May 2013
(6.67 mb)

New President's Notes; Notes From the Editor; Meeting Reports; Workshop Reports; Upcoming Events; Picnic Report; Medieval Faire.

April 2013
(5.59 mb)

President's Notes; Notes From the Editor; Meeting Reports; Election Ballot; Membership Application; Picnic Update; Upcoming Events

March 2013
(5.50mb)

President's Notes, Notes From the Editor, Meeting Reports, How to Forge a Leaf, How to Make a Cow Bell, Part Three on Forging Tools by Gerald Franklin

February 2013
(4.49mb)

President's Notes, Notes From the Editor, Meeting Reports, Workshop Report and Pics, Tools-Part 2, Hearts (how to's)

January 2013
(6.13mb)

President's Notes, Notes From the Editor, Meeting Reports, How to's, Article by Gerald Franklin on How to Make Tools

December 2012
(6.46mb)

President's Notes, Notes From the Editor, Meeting Reports, 2013--What Kind of Year will it be?, Richard Dyer's Work, Rivets by Levi

November 2012
(7.98mb)

President's Notes, Notes From the Editor, 2012 Conference Highlights, Blacksmithing and BOW, Meeting Calendar for 2013

October 2012
(6.58mb)

President's Notes, Notes From the Editor, Meeting Reports, Western Spirit Days, State fair, SCABA Conference Info

September 2012
(7.04mb)

President's Notes, Editor's Notes, Meeting Reports, 16th Annual SCABA Conference Flyer and Registration Form, State Fair Signup Calendar,Tool box list.

August 2012
(6.72mb)

President's Notes, Editor's Notes, Regional Meetings Reports, ABANA Conference Report, Demo Opportunities, SCABA Conference and State Fair Approaching Fast

July 2012
(8.18mb)

President's Notes, Regional meetings, T-shirt contest rules,Beginners corner

June 2012
(8.25mb)

President's Notes, Regional Meeting Reports, How Tos, T-shirt contest

May 2012
(9.22mb)

President's Notes, Regional Meeting Reports, Upcoming Events, Demos and Workshops,Demo Opportunities, Minutes, Norman Medieval fair and The Ring Thing - Part 3,

April 2012
(6.91mb)

President's Notes, The Ring Thing - part 2, Meeting Reports and Picnic Preparations

March 2012
(6.23mb)

President's Notes, Regional Meeting Notes, Part One of "A Ring Thing", Demo Opportunities and Election Ballot

February 2012
(5.46mb)

President's Notes, Regional Meetings, Projects, Workshops/Classes

January 2012
(4.02mb)

President's Notes; Meeting Reports; Article: "Making a Good Hammer Better"

December 2011
(2.64mb)

Scroll Workshop; Beginning Blacksmithing Workshop; Regional Meetings' Reports; Forging Projects for the Holiday Season & President's Notes

November 2011
(7.87mb)

President's notes; Conference 2011; Regional Meetings
and Forged Deer Antlers

October 2011
(3.66mb)

Regional meeting; State Fair; Upcoming Conference

September 2011
(4.47Mb)

President's notes; meeting reports; Conference gallery; tool box and iron-n-hat info; fusing glass to iron; how to articles

August 2011
(6.84Mb)

President's notes, meeting reports, rat tail hinges,upcoming events, Article: Eight Days with Frances Whitaker by Daniel M. Nauman

July 2011
(4.98Mb)

President's notes, upcoming events, regional meeting notes, Chisholm trail Festival, Search for Best Blacksmith

June 2011
(6.54Mb)

President's notes, upcoming events, regional meeting notes and workshop reports

May 2011
(6.57Mb)

Picnic, Board Minutes, Regional meeting, Upcoming events, Forging projects

April 2011
(9.12Mb)

President's notes, picnic, regional meeting reports, upcoming events, how to make a spoon, morning glorys

March 2011
(4.46Mb)

President's notes, Basic Blacksmithing workshops in Elk City, Regional meeting reports and Up Coming events

February 2011
(6.57Mb)

Memberships expire, elections of board members, President's notes, Minutes to Board meeting, Regional meeting reports, Upcoming events, Cover Story, Anvil Vice project

January 2011
(3.34Mb)

Presidents notes; NE Regional meeting/anvil repair workshop; SC regional meeting; Dickens on the Boulevard in Claremore, Ok.

December 2010 Pg 1-6 (8.7Mb)
December 2010 Pg 2-19
(5.6 Mb)

Tom Nelson's wheelwright skills, S/C meeting, N/E regional meeting, Women in outdoors, Demo at Fort Washita, 2010 Conference Comments, Basic Blacksmithing workshop report, President notes, 3-D snowflake by Michael Wollowski.

November 2010
(6.7 Mb)

2010 SCABA Conference highlights, AMBUCS "Wine'n on the Chisholm trail, Cordell Pumplin Fest, SCABA Library list, 2010 Oklahoma State Fair, President notes, Conference comments and thank you.

October 2010
(9.1 Mb)

NE Regional meeting at Pawhuska, S/C meeting at Sulphur, State Fair, President notes, Oklahoma Draft Horse and Mule annual plow days, SCABA at Chelsea, Okla. Jamboree.

September 2010
(4.7 Mb)

Meeting Schedule, Special Change to Meeting, Northeast meeting, South/Central meeting, BOD Minutes, President's Notes, Basic Blacksmithing Workshop, Metal Cutting Bandsaw Trick, Coal Article, Cup Hook, ABANA Notes, SCABA Scholarship, Tool Box Raffle List, State Fair Project, Demo Opportunities, SCABA Shop and Swap, Club Coal, Perry Conference Registration Form, Murray County Antique Iron, Meeting Directions, Membership Application.

August 2010
(9.3 Mb)

Meeting Schedule, Northeast meeting, South/Central meeting, May in Muskogee, President’s Notes, Tractor Supply Demo, A "Loco Fourth", NW Regional meeting in June, Conference planning…, Scenes from past conferences. Are you missing out on the FUN…., Peter Ross's Buterfly Hinge, Colonial Candle Chandelier, Old Time blacksmith Christmas Tree Topper, Self Measuring Center Punch, Regional Meeting Dates, SCABA Shop and Swap, Club Coal, Perry Conference Registration Form, Membership Application.

July 2010
(9.4 Mb)

Meeting Schedule, Rick and Teresa Dyer, President's Notes, Meeting Schedule, SC Regional Meeting, Saltfork Entertains at Hugo Homecoming, SE Regional Meeting, Conference Planning, Nail Stump, SCABA's new Floor Cone, Trivet of the Month, Sketch Book, ABANA Conference 2010, Regional Meeting Dates, Splitting the end of a bar, Controlled hand forging, starter list for the tool box, Pawnee Bill Wild West Show, SCABA Shop and Swat, Club Coal, Advertisements, Membership Application.

June 2010
(7.4 Mb)

Trading Post, Club Coal, Meeting Schedule, NE Regional Meeting, William Scout Camp, SC Regional Meeting, NW Regional Meeting, To compute the weight of a round steel bar, Chisholm Trail Living History & Crawfish Festival, Regional Meeting Dates, President's Notes, Demo at Bray, OK, Perry Rural Heritage Day, Muskogee Medieval Faire, Hammer making workshop, Cup Hook, Yellen Leaf Stakes, Membership Application

May 2010
(6.4 Mb)

Trading Post, Club Coal, Meeting Schedule, Annual Southwestern Ironwork's Tailgate Swat Meet, NW Regional Meeting, SCABA Annual Picnic, President's Notes, Regional Meeting Dates, The Wedge Joint, How to make a section through a Cone, Paul Zimmermann's Harmony Element, Dividing circles, Sketch Book, Membership Application.

April 2010
(5.4 Mb)

Trading Post, Club Coal, State Picnic, Meeting Schedule, President's Notes, Benefit Silent Auction at Annual Picnic, The meeting that almost wasn't, Regional Meeting Dates, NW Regional Meeting, A place to go and something to see…., The Knife Group Association of Oklahoma, Forging Two-Sided Shoulders, Controlled Hand Forging, Advanced Blacksmithing, Scenes from the Medieval Faire in Norman, Membership Application.

March 2010
(6.3 Mb)

Trading Post, Club Coal, Meeting Schedule, Trade Item Ideas, Calendar of Events, Regional Meeting Dates, Max Scrudder family thank you, SE Regional Meeting, SC Regional Meeting, SCABA Membership List, President's Notes, Kiwanis Club Hears about the Artist-Blacksmith Profession, Small Hand Vise, CSMA Meeting at John Timmerkamp's shop, Board of Trustees Ballot, Membership Application.

February 2010
(5.9 Mb)

Trading Post, Club Coal, Meeting Schedule, Major County Historical Society NW meeting invitation, NE Regional Meeting, SC Regional Meeting, Calendar of Events, Trade Item Ideas, President's Notes, Tulsa Zoo Farm Week Demo Request, Christmas Tong Exchange, Quick Offset Tool, Miniature Log Tongs, Regional Meeting Dates, Decorative Bolts & Rivets, Little Giant Rebuilding Seminar, Membership Application.

January 2010
(6.7 Mb)

Trading Post, Club Coal, Meeting Schedule, President's Notes, SC Regional Meeting, Max Scrudder’s Benefit, Whimsical Critter, Regional Meetings, Forging Right Angle Bends, The Saltfork Scholarships / Grants Program and Application, and Membership Application.

December 2009
(9.4 Mb)

Trading Post, Club Coal, Meeting Schedule, President's Notes, BOD Minutes, Conference Evaluation Comments, Saltfork Repousse' Workshop, Regional Meetings, Mark Asprey Joinery Workshop, Christmas Tree Bell, Holiday Napkin Holder, and Membership Application.

November 2009
(7.6 Mb)

Trading Post, Club Coal, Meeting Schedule, SCABA Conference wrap-up, Lost and Found at the Conference, President's Notes, SCABA Workshops, SCABA Toolbox, Scottish Festival, Members of Saltfork, SCABA Conference Highlights, Regional Meetings, SCABA Tool Box and Tools, Map Page, Guillotine Tool Revisited, Leaf Napkin Ring, and Membership Application.

October 2009
(6.8 Mb)

Trading Post, Club Coal, Meeting Schedule, State Fair of Oklahoma, Northeast Regional Meeting, Scenes from Sulphur Tractor Show, SCABA Tool Box, SCABA Workshops, Western Spirit Celebration,  Regional Meeting Dates, 13th Annual Saltfork Craftsmen Conference, NW Regional Meeting/SC Regional Meeting, Doug Merkel on Collars, Bill Fugate's Collar Jig, Maurice Hamburger Drawing, and Membership Application.

September, 2009
(13.4 Mb)

Trading Post, Club Coal, Meeting Schedule, Father-son team, Blacksmith Editors page, SC Regional Meeting, Scenes from Richard Simpson, First Annual Granite Art Show, President's Notes, Board of Director's Meeting Minutes, Northeast Meeting, Southeast Meeting at Fort Towson,  SCABA Tool Box, SCABA Workshops, SCABA Conference 2009 Women's Class, Regional Meeting Dates, 13th Annual Saltfork Craftsmen Conference, Oklahoma State Fair Demo Schedule, and Membership Application.

August, 2009
(10.2 Mb)

Trading Post, Club Coal, Meeting Schedule, Lake Texoma Demon, President's Notes, Medieval Fair Thank You Letter,  Southeast Meeting At Calvin, SCABA Board of Directors Meeting,  SCABA Tool Box and Tools for 2009, Oklahoma State Fair Demo Schedule, SCABA Workshops, SCABA Membership as of June 30, 2009, Regional Meeting Dates, Meeting at Mike Sweany's, In Memory - Leroy Haight, SC Regional Meeting, Directions to Fort Towson, Ft. Gibson, Richard Simpsons, Campfire Toaster, and Membership Application.

July, 2009
(12.0 Mb)

Trading Post, Club Coal, Meeting Schedule, Muskogee Renn Faire, President's Notes, S/C Regional Meeting, Animal Head Workshop, SCABA Tool Box and Tools for 2009, Oklahoma State Fair Demo Schedule, SCABA Workshops, Tractor Show Demonstration, SCABA Membership-June 30, 2009, Regional Meeting Dates, Making Nails, Dating Antique Items Made by Blacksmiths,  & Membership Application.

June, 2009
(5.1 Mb)
Trading Post, Club Coal, Meting Schedule, President's Notes, Elementary School Demo at Fort Sill, Demo at the "Taste of the West" Chuck Wagon Cook-off, Fourth Graders in Duncan, Equipment for Sale, Cowboy Sunday, 2009 Picnic, Teaching Trailer Update, Upcoming SCABA Workshops, Tool Box & Tools, Opportunity to Demo at OKC State Fair, Regional Meeting Dates, Forging a Shoulder, SCABA 2009 Conference & Membership Application.
May, 2009
(7.7 Mb)
Trading Post, Club Coal, Meeting Schedule, Election of Officers, 33rd Annual Norman Medieval Fair, SE Regional Meeting, The Choctaw Land Run Festival, ABANA Affiliate Liaison Letter March 2009, Anvil Repairs Workshop, El Reno Heritage and Art Show, Annual Southwestern Ironworks Tailgate Swap Meet, Upcoming SCABA Workshops, SCABA Tool Box for 2009, S/C Meeting at Elk City, President's Notes, William Scout Camp Mountain man Rendezvous,  Saltfork Craftsmen Support the Marshal County Antique Tractor Show, Opportunity to Demo at OKC State Fair,  Museum of the Great Plains School Demo, Trail Ride Demo, Regional Meeting Dates, Charter Member Jim Dickey, Drawings by Gerald Franklin, and Membership Application.
April, 2009
(9.7 Mb)

Trading Post, Club Coal, Meeting Schedule, 89's Parade in Norman, Minutes, Upcoming Events, Welding Workshop Monumental Success, Saltfork Craftsmen Ballot, Upcoming SCABA Workshops, Repousse/Chasing Workshop?, SCABA Tool Box for 2009, Gas Forge Workshop Update, May Picnic, NW Regional Meeting (March), Dorothy Stiegler and Jacob Hill at Pieh Tool, S/C Regional Meeting, NE Regional Meeting, New Mailing Requirement, New to Blacksmithing, Bob Alexander's Blanket Chest Hardware, Wooden Chest Project, Shawn's Fusing Glass to Metal, and Membership Application.

March, 2009
(6.1 Mb)
Trading Post, Club Coal, Meeting Schedule, Christmas Tong Exchange, Judy Hamm, LAMA Annual Conference, Saltfork Welding Workshop/Meeting, 89's Parade in Norman, El Reno Heritage Arts Festival, Cooking with John Timmerkamp, Sale at Tom Clarks Ozark School of Blacksmithing, SC Regional Meeting, SE Regional Meeting, NE Meeting at Kendall's Shop, SCABA Scholarships, Gas Forge Workshop, Coat & Hat Hook, Broom Making Comes Back to Terlton, NE Regional Meeting Dates, NW Regional Meeting Dates, SC Regional Meeting Dates, SE Regional Meeting Dates, Christmas Tong Exchange,  S/C Regional Meeting, SE Regional Meeting, Adjustable Tong Clip, and Membership Application.
 

 

February, 2009
(2.3 Mb)

 

 

Trading Post, Club Coal, Meeting Schedule, Art of the Blacksmith and Smokey Bear Days, Saltfork Welding Workshop/Meeting, Power Hammer Workshop, 89's Parade, Silver Dollar City Broom Maker, NW Regional Meeting, Merit Badge University (Boy scouts) & Saltfork, Arts Festival in El Reno, Little Giant Rebuilding Seminar, Metal Museum, Board of Trustees Election, NE Regional Meeting Dates, NW Regional Meeting Dates, SC Regional Meeting Dates, SE Regional Meeting Dates, Christmas Tong Exchange,  S/C Regional Meeting, SE Regional Meeting, Flower Designs, Blacksmith Helper, Notes from Jim Carothers. Ten Commandments, and Membership Application.
January, 2009
(3.4 Mb)
Trading Post, Club Coal, Meeting Schedule, NE Regional Meeting, NW Regional Meeting, Don Bellah Memorial Scholarship, Southeast  Saltfork group forges leaves and barstools in Paris,  Meeting Dates, SC Regional Meeting, Steel's Useful for Tools, Heart Hook Demonstration, Horse Shoe Hat and Coat hook, Horse Head Steak Turners, News from all around, Not just blacksmithing, Bending, and Membership Application.
December, 2008
(10.7 Mb)
Trading Post, Club Coal, Meeting Schedule, SE Regional Meeting, In Memory "Tom Clark", Wewoka Sorghum Festival, NW Regional Meeting,  Letter from Jim Carothers, S/C Regional Meeting, Meeting Dates, Director's Meeting Minutes, Trail Ride Demo, Cotton Pickin' Chili Cookoff, Member Contact Information, Cliff-Bob, Christmas Tongs Exchange, Workshop Requests, 13th Annual SCABA Conference October 17-18, Affiliate Letter-Bruce Woodward, Animal Heads, NE Regional Meeting and Membership Application.
November 2008
(9.8 Mb)

Trading Post, Club Coal, Meeting Schedule, Letter from Jerry Cathy, Conference Thoughts by Jim Carothers, Ringling Western Day Celebration by Gerald Franklin, Meeting Dates, Conference Gallery & Auction, Family Classes, Conference Demonstration Scenes, Tool Box Raffle, 2009 Conference Scheduled, Tulip Drawings by Bob Alexander, Maps to Tom Nelsons in Douglas & Bill & Diana Davis home west of Rush Springs and Membership Application.

 

September 2008
(9.4 Mb)
Trading Post, Club Coal, Meeting Schedule, Public Demo's & Request, SCABA Tool Box, Southeast Regional Meeting, James Allcorn Letter, Living History Day-Fletcher, OK, 12th Annual Saltfork Craftsmen ABA Conference, Regional Meeting Dates, SCABA Tool Box List, South Central Regional Meeting, Decorative Punch Workshop, Wrought Iron, Blacksmithing in Alaska, Controlled Hand Forging, and Membership Application.
August 2008
(11.3 Mb)
Trading Post, Club Coal, Meeting Schedule, Public Demo's & Request, SCABA Tool Box, South/Central Regional meeting, Decorative Punch Workshop, North/East Regional Meeting, Demo-ing around the State, Francis Whitaker Scholarship, Sept. Meeting for the North East Region, Home Sweet Home, 12th Annual Saltfork Craftsmen ABA Conference, Bray Church Group Demo, Northwest Regional meeting Steer Head Horseshoe, Meeting Dates,  SCABA Tool Box list, Pay Pal, Direction to Richard Simpson, Forge Welding and Membership Application.
July, 2008
(5.1 Mb)
Trading Post, Club Coal, Meeting Schedule, Public Demo's & Request, SCABA Tool Box, Forging Request, Knife Show, Texas Annual Chuck Wagon Cook Off, Mangum Oklahoma Frontier Days Art Show, Remembering Patrick Sain, What is your Favorite Time in History?South/Central Meeting, Meeting Dates, Splitting, Mortise and Tenon Joinery, Employment Opportunity, Memorial Cross by Joe Babb and Membership Application.
June, 2008
(12.2 Mb)

Trading Post, First Annual Frontier Family Day, Club Coal, Meeting Schedule, Bam Conference, Public Demo's & Request, SCABA Tool Box, Controlled Hand Forging, Member Spotlight, Punches for Making Faces, True Story "Forge Welding" by David Seigrist, Sketch Book, Meeting Dates, Tal Harris - Works Produced by his Pupils, Demo at the "Taste of the West" Chuck Wagon Cook-off, Fourth Graders in Duncan, Workshop Reports, New Forge by Tommy Dean, Tom Clark Update, Thank you Tony Cable, Historic Metalsmithing at MGP, Touchmark Workshop, Architectural Blacksmithing, South East Saltfork Craftsmen, Too Late to Classify, Upcoming Picnic, Employment Opportunity, Directions to Charlie McGee's & Making a Small Grille.

May, 2008
(7.2 Mb)
Trading Post, Club Coal, Meeting Schedule, Club Picnic Public Demo's & Request, Norman Medieval Fair, Knife Group Association, Sad News, Support of Local VRD, Saltfork Craftsman Support the Marshall County Antique Tractor Show, Minutes - Board of Directors Meeting, South/Central Regional Meeting, Meeting Dates, Touch Mark Workshop, Decorative Workshop, Election Results,  SCABA Workshop Survey, Picnic/Hammer-In Schedule, Controlled Hand Forging Workshop Report, Sketchbook, and Membership Application.
April, 2008
(4.7 Mb)
Trading Post, Club Coal, Meeting Schedule, Club Picnic Public Demo's & Request, Membership Dues, Minutes - Board of Directors Meeting, I have an Idea, SE Regional Meeting, SCABA Tool Box for 2008, Board of Trustees Election, NE Regional Meeting, NW Regional Meeting, South/Central Regional Meeting, SCABA Regional Meeting, South/Central Regional Meeting, SCABA Workshop Survey, Oklahoma Farrier's Association Annual Clinic & Contest, NW Regional Meeting, and Membership Applications.
March, 2008
(3.6 Mb)
Membership Application, Trading Post , Club Coal, Meeting Schedule, SE Regional Meeting, NE Regional Meeting, South/Central Regional Meeting, NW Regional Meeting, Membership Notice, Drawing Out Contest, Treadle Hammer and Hand Held Tooling Workshop, February 16th South Central Meeting Highlights, NW Meeting Highlights, Reminder From the Librarian, Blacksmithing Class, and Demo season..
February, 2008
(5.5 Mb)
Membership Application, Trading Post , Club Coal, Meeting Schedule, SE Regional Meeting, NE Regional Meeting, Why Do I Go TO Monthly Meetings, Prayer Request, Public DEMO Dates, S/Central Meeting, and 100 Year Old Little Giant.
January, 2008
(1.2 Mb)

Membership Application, Trading Post, Club Coal, Library List, Meeting Schedule, SE Regional Meeting, Bois D'Arc Forge Participates in Art Walk 2007, NE Regional Meeting, S/Central Meeting, 

December, 2007
(3.7 Mb)

Trading Post, Ty Rankin, Covington-Douglas, Membership Application, Club Coal, Library List, Meeting Schedule, SE Regional Meeting, Bray-Doyle Elementary Centennial Day, Marlow Middle School Demo, NE Regional Meeting, Centennial Demo's, January 2008 S/C Meeting, S/Central Meeting, Northwest Regional Meeting, Saltfork Craftsman Board of Director's Meeting and The Dove Tail Square Corner.

November, 2007
(2.5 Mb)

Trading Post, Membership Application, Club Coal, Library List, Meeting Schedule, SE Regional Meeting, Bois D'Arc Forge Garden Club, November SE Saltfork Meeting, Museum of the Great Plains School Encampment, S/Central Regional Meeting , Saltfork Conference, A Do-Better Talk from the Librarian, and Comments from the Conference 2007.

October, 2007
(2.5 Mb)

Trading Post, Membership Application, Club Coal, Library List, Meeting Schedule, SE Saltfork Demos at RRV Fair for 5 Days, Big Pasture Centennial Days, BOD Minutes August 26, 2007, Request for Demonstrators, Notes from the President, Tulsa Scottish games, Tools for Raffle, Email notice, Northwest Meeting, and Ntba hammerfest in Bridgeport, Texas.

September, 2007
(2.4 Mb)

Trading Post, Membership Application, Club Coal, Library List, Meeting Schedule, 2007 Demo Request, Southeast Regional Meeting, South/Central Regional Meeting, Conference Toolbox, Book Review, Northwest Meeting, Cover Story Ray Clontz Tire Hammer Plans and Raffle Tickets.

August, 2007
(3.8 Mb)
Trading Post, Membership Application, Library List, Meeting Schedule, 2007 Demo Request, Southeast Regional Meeting, South/Central regional Meeting, SCABA Board Meeting, Conference Family Classes, Herb Chopper, Dutch Oven Lid Lifter, Crescent Historical Museum Fall Fest, Oil Patch Jamboree and Enid camp .
July, 2007
(3.3 Mb)
Meeting Schedule, 2007 Demo Request, Duncan Founder's Day Celebration, Marietta Frontier Days, Pioneer Exposition, South/Central Meeting, Tire Hammer Plans, Oklahoma Celtic Heritage and Music Festival, Northwest Meeting, Tire Hammer Class, Centennial Gate Project, JC Campbell, Kansas Demo, and Blacksmithing in Blossom TX.
June, 2007
(4.0 Mb)
Meeting Schedule, 2007 Demo Request, Heat Treating Steel - Quick Guide, School Demo at Fort Sill, Sad News, Horse Show Nail Cross, Western Spirit Celebration, Tractor Show and School Kids, Rural Heritage Festival, South/East Meeting, Northwest Meeting, South/Central Meeting, BOD Minutes, Conference Toolbox Update and Tools for Box.
May, 2007
(7.6 Mb)
Marshall Antique Tractor Show, Meeting Schedule, Learning From A Master, South/Central Meeting, Southwestern Ironworks Tailgate Swap Meet, Medieval Fair, Book Review, Oklahoma Pioneer Exposition, and Horseshoe Rasp Snake.
April, 2007
(4.4 Mb)
Meeting Schedule, 2007 Demo Request, Center Finder/Bisecting Gage, Bill Epp's Workshop, Southwestern Ironworks Tailgate Swap Meet, 16th Annual Ozark Conference, Bennett's Trivet, and South/Central  Meeting.
March 2007
(1.1 Mb)
Trading Post, Membership Application, Library List, Meeting Schedule, 2007 Demo Request, Northwest Regional Meeting, Northeast regional Meeting,  A Word of the President, Updated President's Message - 2008 Conference, David Seigrist attends John C. Campbell Folk School, Spark Testing for Mystery Metals, Special Blacksmithing Meeting Notice and North Texas Meeting .
February 2007
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Conference 2007, Saltfork Craftsmen Artists-Blacksmiths Association History, Smithing 101 class for Boy Scout Troop 850, Map and directions to Gary and Dianne Gloden’s shop, Heart Hook Demonstration, Tool Making, Balcones Forge Bluebonnet Workshop, Centennial Living History of the Chisholm Trail and Northwest Regional Meeting.
January 2007
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2007 Demo Request, South/Cental Regional Meeting, BOD Minutes Dec. 10, 2006 , Workshop Accents Pieces with Bill Epps, Welding Flux, Broomcorn, Directions to J.C. Banks Meeting and Making Wooden Wheels.
December 2006
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Demonstrations for the Veterans by Gerald Franklin, Wagon Camp, S/C Regional Meeting, Northwest Regional Meeting, Charcoal Making for the Blacksmith and Ring Project 2008 and Beyond.
November 2006
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Library List, Trading Post, Calendar of Events, 2007 Demo requests, Board of Directors Meeting, Bill Pieh Resource for metalwork at Pieh Tool co., Inc.
October 2006
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Conference Time Details, Oklahoma Scottish Games, Demonstrations for the Veterans by Gerald Franklin, "What is it"? NTBA Hammerfest. S/C, NE regional meeting reports

September 2006
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National Ornamental Metal Museum Tour by Gerald Franklin, Rocky Mountain Smiths Conference. Multi-Position Bending Fork Tool Tips by Jim C. NW, S/C meeting reports. Members Handiwork. Demo Opportunities, Articulated Connections, Making Ladles & Spatulas
August 2006
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2006 Demo requests. Members handywork (Teresa Gabrish). Tool Box Pics and info. Conference Details & Menu, NE, S/C, NW meeting reports, August Notes from Jim C. Stratford Peach Festival Report, Pawnee Bill Ranch Recognition of SCABA. Books For Sale, Scroll types, Controlled Hand Forging (Making a ring)
July 2006
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Drawknife + Bandana Slid by Jim C. Demonstration reports from Gerald Franklin. Old Time Medicine at the Pawnee Bill Wild West Show, Meeting reports from NE, S/C, NW regions. Conference Reminders & Notes
June 2006
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Meeting Schedules/Highlights, 2006 Demo Requests, Tool Box Highlights & Pictures, Western Sprit Celebration, A Piece of the Editors Mind, Robb Gunter 2006 Class Schedule, Classes at Pawnee Bill Ranch

May 2006
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Election Results, Meeting Highlights, Notes from Jim Carothers, Norman Medieval Fair, "Courtin' Candle" How To, Anvil Tools by Gerald Franklin, ABANA Affiliate Liaison Letter, SCABA Tool Box Pictures and Info
April 2006
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2006 Public Demo Request List, Kansas News, Really Good meeting highlights, South-Central Meeting at Franklins, Northwest Meeting at Lenenbauers, Northwest Region Meeting

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