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July 2017
(8.143 mb)
July 2017 in black & white
(3.150 mb)

Editor's Notes; BOD Meeting Notice; President's Notes; Regions; Safety; In Memory of Larry Urban; Organic Metalworking Book Info; 2017 Regional Meeting Schedule; Regional Meeting Details; Workshop Schedule; Oklahoma State Fair Schedule; Around the State; 2017 Annual SCABA Conference Info; 2017 After Conference Workshops Info; Conference Demonstrator Info; Iron in the Hat; Toolbox Tool Making Day; SCABA 2017 Conference RV Reservations; Mark Aspery in Glen Rose Flyer; Tom Nelson and Jim Carothers at Pawnee Bill Museum Blacksmith Shop; Cheese Slicer; Making a Rectangular Tapered Drift; Bill Davis Tomahawk DVD; SCABA Shop & Swap; New SCABA T-shirt Info; Membership Application.

June 2017
(8.114 mb)
June 2017 in black & white
(2.739 mb)

Editor's Notes; BOD Meeting Notice; President's Notes; Regions; Safety; Organic Metalworking Book Info; Handy Bending Jig; 2017 Regional Meeting Schedule; Regional Meeting Details; Workshop Schedule; Around the State; Welding Workshop; Forging Demo for Artists in Pawhuska; South Western Iron Works Annual Tailgate Swap Meet; 2017 After Conference Workshops Info; Conference Demonstrator Info; Toolbox Tool Making Day; SCABA 2017 Conference RV Reservations; Normalization and Grain Size; Making Ladles and Spatulas; Forging Colonial Iron Work I; II; and III; Bill Davis Tomahawk DVD; SCABA Shop & Swap; New SCABA T-shirt Info; Membership Application.

May 2017
(9.51 mb)
May 2017 in black & white
(3.09 mb)

Editor's Notes; President's Notes; Regions; Safety; Remember Auction Items; 2017 Quilt Show; Organic Metalworking Book Info; 2017 Regional Meeting Schedule; Regional Meeting Details; Workshop Schedule; Around the State; SCABA 2017 Annual Picnic Review; 2017 Director Election Results; Toolbox Tool Making Day; SCABA 2017 Conference RV Reservations; Pawnee Steam and Gas Engine Show; Annual Southwestern Iron Works Swap Meet; John Timmerkamp Estate Auction; ABANA Poster Contest; Kwartzlab Tong Demo; Jerry Darnell Chandelier; Forging Colonial Iron Work I; II; and III; Bill Davis Tomahawk DVD; SCABA Shop & Swap; New SCABA T-shirt Info; Membership Application.

April 2017
(8.89 mb)
April 2017 in black & white
(3.20 mb)

Editor's Notes; ABANA Poster Contest; President's Notes; Division of Labor; Remember Auction Items; 2017 Quilt Show; Organic Metalworking Book Info; 2017 Regional Meeting Schedule; Regional Meeting Details; Workshop Schedule; SCABA Annual Picnic Info; Around the State; SE Region Beginner Blacksmith Class; Member Projects; Fire on the Mountain Blacksmith Festival; Oklahoma Handcraft Gathering; Pawnee Steam and Gas Engine Show; The Old Man Tool; The Friendship Knot; Belgian Hardy; The L/D Ratio; With a Little Help from My Friend; Annual Southwestern Iron Works Swap Meet; Forging Colonial Iron Work I; II; and III; Bill Davis Tomahawk DVD; SCABA Shop & Swap; New SCABA T-shirt Info; Membership Application.

March 2017
(6.84 mb)
March 2017 in black & white
(2.82 mb)

Editor's Notes; President's Notes; Division of Labor; Remember Auction Items; 2017 Quilt Show; Organic Metalworking Book Info; 2017 Regional Meeting Schedule; Regional Meeting Details; Workshop Schedule; SCABA Annual Picnic Info; Around the State; NE Region Beginner Blacksmith Class; NW Region Beginner Blacksmith Class; Chisholm Trail 150 Years Flyer; Little Giant Power Hammer Class Flyer; Forging Colonial Iron Work I; II; and III; 2017 Board of Directors Ballot; 1/10th Scale Schooner Anchor; Making a Lewis Ring; Elephant Head; Stationary Punches; Self Measuring Center Punch; Bill Davis Tomahawk DVD; SCABA Shop & Swap; New SCABA T-shirt Info; Membership Application

February 2017
(8.72 mb)
February 2017 in black & white
(3.25 mb)

Editor's Notes; President's Notes; 2017 Quilt Show; David Seigrist Resigns Board Position; Division of Labor; Remember Auction Items; From the Webmaster; Prayers for Larry Urban; Organic Metalworking Book Info; 2017 Regional Meeting Schedule; Regional Meeting Details; Workshop Schedule; Around the State; Board of Directors Meeting Update; Rory Kirk Golf Club Steak Turner; Door Handle Progression; Rory Kirk Candle Holder; Jymm Hoffman Workshop Report by Mandell Greteman; Shop Tip Pencil Sharpener; Forging Colonial Iron Work III; Joe Smith Article from 405 Magazine; Chisholm Trail 150 Years Flyer; Little Giant Power Hammer Class Flyer; Shop Tip James Allcorn Slag Shield; Making a Copper Skimmer;
Bill Davis Tomahawk DVD; SCABA Shop & Swap; New SCABA T-shirt Info; Membership Application.

January 2017
(6.54 mb)
January 2017 in black & white
(3.07 mb)

Editor's Notes; BOD Meeting Announcement; President's Notes; Division of Labor; Vice President's Notes; Condolences to McGill Family; Organic Metalworking Book Info; 2017 Regional Meeting Schedule; Regional Meeting Details; Workshop Schedule; Around the State; Iron Masters Getting Aquainted Open House; Safety Reminder for 2017; Viking Age Blacksmith Tools; Rattail Bottle Opener; PAABA Dave Custer Demo; Forging Non-Ferrous Metals; British Musket Tool; Feeding the Army; A Provincial Gun Tool; Custom Fireplace Surround; Bill Davis Tomahawk DVD; SCABA Shop & Swap; New SCABA T-shirt Info; Membership Application.

December 2016
(7.18 mb)
December 2016 in black & white
(3.05 mb)

Editor's Notes; BOD Meeting Announcement; President’s Notes; Vice President’s Notes; Division of Labor; Organic Metalworking Book Info; Thank You to Conference Donators; 2016 Regional Meeting Schedule; Regional Meeting Details; 2017 Regional Meeting Schedule; 2017 SCABA Conference Dates; Workshop Schedule; Around the State; NTBA Hammer Workshop; McCormack Legacy Article; More Brendan Crotty Science Fair Update; 2016 Conference Attendee Comments; Keep it Simple Make it Elegant Two Candle Chandelier; Keep it Simple II – Four Candle Chandelier; Heart Wall Sconce; Christmas Tongs Exchange; Bill Davis Tomahawk DVD; SCABA Shop & Swap;
New SCABA T-shirt Info; Membership Application.

November 2016
(9.08 mb)
November 2016 in black & white
(3.06 mb)

Editor's Notes, President's Notes; Vice President's Notes; Division of Labor; Christmas Tongs Exchange; 2016 Regional Meeting Schedule; Regional Meeting Details; 2017 Regional Meeting Schedule;2017 SCABA Conference Dates; Workshop Schedule; Around the State; Wewoka Sorghum Festival; Oklahoma State Fair Update; Mark Aspery Clinic 2017 Dates; Brendan Crotty Science Fair Update; Pawhuska Chamber of Commerce Thank You; 2016 SCABA Conference Review; Forged Iron Bow; People's Choice First Place Winner Closer Look; Magical Tools Make a Wicked Wizard; SCABA Shop & Swap; New SCABA T-shirt Info; Membership Application.

October 2016
(12.66 mb)
October 2016 in black & white
(6.97 mb)

Editor's Notes; President's Notes; Division of Labor; Meeting Date Change and Region Boundary Notice; 2016 Regional Meeting Schedule; Regional Meeting Details; Workshop Schedule; Christmas Tongs Exchange; Tulsa State Fair Sign Up; Scholarships Available for Conference Workshops; Around the State; Cheyenne Youth Days; Oklahoma State Fair; Canute; OK New Teller Window Pass Through; 2016 SCABA Conference Flyer and Workshop Info; Call for Gallery Items; Organic Metalworking by Lorelei Sims; SCABA Conference Donation Items; High Quality Hand Made Blacksmith Hammers; 2016 SCABA Conference Toolbox; BOO! Pumpkin Candle Holder; Phil Sticks It To You (Magnet Holder); SCABA Shop & Swap; New SCABA T-shirt Info; Membership Application.

September 2016
(12.03 mb)
September 2016 in black & white
(7.39 mb)

Editor's Notes; President's Notes; Division of Labor; Meeting Date Change and Region Boundary Notice; 2016 Regional Meeting Schedule; Regional Meeting Details; Workshop Schedule; Antique Agriculture Festival; Oklahoma State Fair Sign Up; Christmas Tongs Exchange; Tulsa State Fair Sign Up; Scholarships Available for Conference Workshops; Around the State; Boy Scout Merit Badge Workshop; Anvil Restoration Workshop; Shop Tips; Introduction to Bladesmithing - Anthony Griggs; 2016 SCABA Conference Flyer and Workshop Info; 2016 SCABA Conference Toolbox; Making Scissors; SCABA Shop & Swap; New SCABA T-shirt Info; Membership Application.

August 2016
(11.07 mb)
August 2016 in black & white
(7.17 mb)

Editor's Notes; President's Notes; Division of Labor; Meeting Date Change and Region Boundary Notice; 2016 Regional Meeting Schedule; Regional Meeting Details; Workshop Schedule; Ed and Brian Brazeal Hammer Workshop; Oklahoma State Fair Sign Up; Christmas Tongs Exchange; Around the State; 2016 SCABA Conference Toolbox; 2016 SCABA Conference Flyer and Workshop Info; Success with Craft Fair Booths; Sun Bonnet; Monica Coyne Dovetail Joint; SCABA Shop & Swap; New SCABA T-shirt Info; Membership Application.

July 2016
(5.82 mb)
July 2016 in black & white
(2.75 mb)

Editor's Notes, President’s Notes; Division of Labor; Vice President’s Notes; 2016 Regional Meeting Schedule; Regional Meeting Details; Workshop Schedule; Ed and Brian Brazeal Hammer Workshop; BOD Election Results; 2016 SCABA Conference Info; 2016 SCABA Conference Toolbox; Around the State; Blacksmith’s Rules and the Line of Chords; Making Mokume; Scroll Jigs; String of Pearls; Power Hammer Demo; Early Innovations Drove Forging Forward; An Epic Tale of Survival and Upset Forging; SCABA Shop & Swap; New SCABA T-shirt Info; Membership Application.

June 2016
(9.25 mb)
June 2016 in black & white
(2.71 mb)

Editor's Notes; Remembering Ann Seigrist; BOD Meeting Announcement; Demo Request; Division of Labor; Workshop Schedule; 2016 Regional Meeting Schedule; Regional Meeting Details; 2016 SCABA Conference Info; Around the State; Southwestern Iron Works Tailgate Swap Meet; Annual Oklahoma Steam and Gas Engine Show; SCABA Hammer Workshop; Gasoline Blowtorch; Coal Forge Air Gate Micro-Switch; Cone Mandrel Mounting Options; Forged Dog Head Demo; The Antiquity of the Swage Block A History; SCABA Shop & Swap; New SCABA T-shirt Info; Membership Application.

May 2016
(7.64 mb)
May 2016 in black & white
(2.38 mb)

Editor's Notes, ABANA Iron in the Hat Super Drawing, Division of Labor; Workshop Schedule; From the Secretary; Why Not A Color Newsletter?; 2016 Regional Meeting Schedule; Regional Meeting Details; SCABA Board of Directors Election 2016; Around the State; SCABA Picnic; Poppies for Belgium; Young Blacksmith wins Science Fair Award; Interesting Website: Francis Whitaker Video; Pioneer Day/Preparedness Seminar; Hofi Style Hold Down Tongs; Induction Heater Forging Part 2; Hossfeld Benders; Keep Your Rasps Sharp; 2016 SCABA Conference Info; SCABA Shop & Swap;
New SCABA T-shirt Info; Membership Application.

April 2016
(8.46 mb)
April 2016 in black & white
(3.18 mb)

Editor's Notes, President's Notes; Division of Labor; Workshop Schedule; Call for Nominations; 2016 Regional Meeting Schedule; Regional Meeting Details; SCABA Annual Picnic Notice; Friday Night at Byron's; Southwestern Iron Works Swap Meet; Annual Oklahoma Steam and Gas Engine Show; Around the State; ABANA Iron in the Hat Super Drawing; 2016 CSMA Spring Demonstrator; BAM Conference; Flat One Sided Dolphin Project; Why not Tennis Shoes; Blacksmith Videos on RFD-TV; Upsetting Bolster; Do the Rebar Twist; Bolt Tongs Made with a Power Hammer; SCABA Embroidery Available; SCABA Shop & Swap; New SCABA T-shirt Info; Membership Application.

March 2016
(7.29 mb)
March 2016 in black & white
(2.55 mb)

Editor's Notes; President's Notes; Division of Labor; Workshop Schedule; Renew Membership Notice; BOD Meeting Notice; 2016 Regional Meeting Schedule; Regional Meeting Details; Around the State; Beginning Blacksmith Classes Pics; More on Trivets; Blacksmith Family Casting Call; ABANA Conference; 2016 CSMA Spring Demonstrator; BAM Conference; Calling all Movie Stars; BlacksmitHER.com online classes; QR Codes; Making a Bottle Opener; Forged Cowboy Hats; SCABA Shop & Swap; New SCABA T-shirt Info; Membership Application.

February 2016
(6.49 mb)
February 2016 in black & white
(2.61 mb)

Editor's Notes; President's Notes; Division of Labor; Workshop Schedule; 2016 Regional Meeting Schedule; Regional Meeting Details; Little Giant Power Hammer Class; Blacksmith Classes Offered by Indian Capital Technology Center; BOD Meeting Notice; Calling all Movie Stars; Around the State; Dues Notice; QR Codes; 2016 ABANA Conference; CSMA Spring Demonstrator; BAM Conference; Craftsmen's Legacy TV Series; BlacksmitHER online classes; Camp Tripod Project – Bill Epps; Induction Heater Forging – Eric Jergensen; Penny Foot Trivet; Adjustable Collar Tool; Peter Ross Friction Joint Dividers; SCABA Shop & Swap; New SCABA T-shirt Info; Membership Application.

January 2016
(5.72 mb)
January 2016 in black & white
(2.97 mb)

Editor's Notes; President's Notes; Division of Labor; Workshop Schedule; SCABA Library Titles; Meeting Regions Change Notice Retraction; Peter Ross Hacksaw Pics; 2016 Meeting Schedule; Regional Meeting Dates; Around the State; Calling all Movie Stars; Blacksmith Classes Offered by Indian Capital Technology Center; Little Giant Power Hammer Class; Story Board Gallery; Robb Gunter's Turtle; Peter Ross Blacksmith Helper Demo; Heart Wall Hooks - Jim Carothers; Peter Ross Pliers Demo; Mike LaMarre European Motifs Chiseling and Chasing Demo; Vice Prop; Vice Wedges; SCABA Shop & Swap; New SCABA T-shirt Info; Membership Application.

December 2015
(5.80 mb)
December 2015 in black & white
(2.90 mb)

Editor's Notes; In Remembrance of Pat Cowart; Division of Labor; Workshop Schedule; SCABA Library Titles; 2016 Conference Info; Secretary's Notes; Meeting Regions Change Notice; 2015/2016 Meeting Schedule; Regional Meeting Dates; NE Region Meeting Place Available Announcement; Around the State; Pattern Welding Demo by Gerald Brostek; 2015 SCABA Annual Conference Review; Shop Tip - CJ Allcorn; Where Does Creativity Come From?; Making Chain; Poppy Info for Ypres 2016; Shop Tip - Jim Carothers; SCABA Shop & Swap; New SCABA T-shirt Info; Membership Application.

November 2015
(7.2 mb)
November 2015 in black & white
(3.2 mb)

Editor's Notes, President's Notes; Division of Labor; 2015 Workshop Schedule; SCABA Library Titles; 2015/2016 Meeting Schedule; Regional Meeting Dates; Around the State; Tulsa State Fair; Wagner Tractor Show; Metal Art in Elk City; The Amazing Metal Art of Joe Smith; Tall Boot Scraper; Old Traditions; New Words...; Making a Dog Using Two Split Crosses; Paper Towel Tip; Mag Square Tip; Getting the Most Out of Your 110 MIG Welder; Tool Building and Sculptural Flower from One Piece; Four Days with Mark Aspery; SCABA Shop & Swap; Membership Application.

September 2015
(6.2 mb)
September 2015 in black & white
(3.2 mb)

Editor's Notes; President's Notes; Division of Labor; BOD Meeting Minutes March 7th; Next BOD Meeting Notice; 2015 Workshop Schedule; SCABA Library Titles; 2015 Conference T-shirts Update; 2015 Meeting Schedule; Regional Meeting Dates; Around the State; Demo Opportunity; Forged In Fire Casting Call; Interesting Story from CJ Allcorn; Mark Aspery Clinic Flyer; Oklahoma State Fair; SCABA 2015 Conference Tool Box; 19th Annual SCABA Conference Schedule and Info; A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words – Dogwood Flower; Colonial Lighting – Mark Carter; Two Candle Chandelier; Forging a Colonial Standing Crusie Lamp; Animal Eye Punches – Mandell Greteman; SCABA Shop & Swap; Membership Application.

September 2015
(5.92 mb)
September 2015 in black & white
(2.81 mb)

Editor's Notes; President's Notes; Division of Labor; BOD Meeting Minutes March 7th; Next BOD Meeting Notice; 2015 Workshop Schedule; SCABA Library Titles; 2015 Conference T-shirts Update; 2015 Meeting Schedule; Regional Meeting Dates; Around the State; Demo Opportunity; Forged In Fire Casting Call; Interesting Story from CJ Allcorn; Mark Aspery Clinic Flyer; Oklahoma State Fair; SCABA 2015 Conference Tool Box; 19th Annual SCABA Conference Schedule and Info; A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words – Dogwood Flower; Colonial Lighting – Mark Carter; Two Candle Chandelier; Forging a Colonial Standing Crusie Lamp; Animal Eye Punches – Mandell Greteman; SCABA Shop & Swap; Membership Application.

August 2015
(2.87 mb)
August 2015 in black & white
(2.79 mb)

Editor's Notes; President's Notes; Vice President's Notes; Secretary's Desk; Quick Projects-Lead Rivet Backer; Online Cope Cutting for Pipe; 2015 Workshop Schedule; 2015 Meeting Schedule; Regional Meeting Dates; 2015 Conference T-shirts Designs; Around the State; May Hammer Workshop Follow Up; Tong Clips; Upsetting Small Bars; Small Dragon Heads; Oklahoma State Fair; SCABA 2015 Conference Tool Box; 19th Annual SCABA Conference Schedule and Info; Miniature Log Tongs; Project Notes-Riveting Technique; Project Notes-Bob Evans Texturing Tool; Rivet Cutter; Museum Wax Finish; Crimean (Russian) Rose How-To; SCABA Shop & Swap; Membership Application.

July 2015
(5.82 mb)
July 2015 in black & white
(2.75 mb)

Editor's Notes; President's Notes; Vice President's Notes; Ex-President's Notes; 2015 Workshop and Meeting Schedule; Regional Meeting Dates; Around the State; 2015 Conference T-shirts Designs; SCABA 2015 Conference Tool Box; Oklahoma State Fair; Quick Projects – Hook Ruler; Post Anvil; Bob Patrick Fleur De Lis Door Knocker; MABA Door Knocker; Jeffery Funk Feather; Angle Iron Feather; SCABA Shop & Swap; Membership Application.

June 2015
(5.74 mb)
June 2015 in black & white
(2.78 mb)

Editor's Notes; President's Notes; Secretary's Notes; 2015 Workshop and Meeting Schedule; Regional Meeting Dates; Around the State; Demo Opportunity; Internet Resources; Doctor Iron Metal Finish; Shop Tips – Metal Marking Layout Pencils; Fruit Bowl with Banana Hanger; Heart Trivet; Shop Tip – Making a Simple Bender; Claying Forges; Angle Iron Plants; Climbing Vine; Adjustable Tong Clip; Leaf With Character; SCABA Shop & Swap; Membership Application.

May 2015
(5.95 mb)
May 2015 in black & white
(2.87 mb)

Editor's Notes; President's Notes; Secretary's Notes; 2015 Election Results; Demo Opportunity; 2015 Workshop and Meeting Schedule; Regional Meeting Dates; Levi Rutledge Remembered; Around the State; SCABA 2015 Annual Picnic; Storage for You Punches and Chisels; Southwestern Iron Works Swap Meet Notice; Simple Green for Super Quench; 5-Hook Coat Rack; Quilt Rack; Folding Lead Spoon; Quick Handle; Third Hand; Quick Projects – Spring Fuller; Door Knob; SCABA Shop & Swap; Membership Application.

April 2015
(4.5 mb)
April 2015 in black & white
(4.4 mb)

Editor's Notes; President's Notes; Casting Notice; 2015 Board of Trustees Ballot; 2015 Workshop and Meeting Schedule; Regional Meeting Dates; Around the State; SCABA Library Titles; 250 Boy Scouts Try Hammering; Forging Pipe; Some Forging Tips; Towel/TP holder; Angle Iron Circle; How to Make A Section of a Cone; Making a Cheese Cutter; Vice Anvil/Detailing Wedge; Buffer Safety; Shop Tip; Quick Projects – Leaf/Spoon Swage; DVD Announcement; SCABA Shop & Swap; Membership Application.

March 2015
(4.2 mb)
March 2015 in black & white
(3.9 mb)

Editor's Notes; President's Notes; 2015 Workshop and Meeting Schedule; Regional Meeting Dates; Around the State; KGA Knife Show; SCABA Library Titles; In Remembrance; Demo Opportunity; Mortise and Tenon Joinery Workshop; Tenon Ratio Tables; Making Split Crosses; Quick Projects-Adjustable Bending Jig; Split Cross from a Pipe; How to Make Lightweight, Old Style, Hollow Bit Tongs For Holding ⅜ " Square or Round; The 2010 Calgary Mail-In Exercise; SCABA Shop & Swap; Membership Application.

February 2015
(5.5 mb)
February 2015 in black & white
(2.6 mb)

Editor's Notes; President's Notes, 2015 Workshop and Meeting Schedule; Regional Meeting Dates, Around the State; Loop Weld Heart Handle; Christmas on the Chisolm Trail; Patch Knife; Simple Folding Knife Patent; SCABA Library Titles; Shop Tip – Drawing, Horseshoe Handle Folder; Folded Eye Tenon Joint; Side Draft Chimney; Mini Abrasive Table Saw; Quick Projects – Simple Divider; Horseshoe Heart; Punching Tip; Reducing/Enlarging Forged Pipe; January Puzzle Correction;
Center Finder/Bisecting Gage; SCABA Shop & Swap; Membership Application.

January 2015
(9.95 mb)

Editor's Notes; Secretary's Notes; 2015 Workshop, Playday & Meeting Schedule; President's Notes; Regional Meetings; SCABA Library Titles; Around The State; 2012-2014 SCABA Newsletter How-To Articles Index; The Hammer's Arc; Treasure Chest Padlock; Quick Scroll Wrench; Light up Your Pipe; The Way to End it All; Cool Tools; Blacksmith's Terminology Crossword Puzzle; SCABA Shop & Swap; Membership Application.

December 2014, Pt 1
(4.4 mb)
December 2014, Pt 2
(6.7 mb)

2014 Conference Winners; Editor's Notes; Regional Meeting Reports; Regional Meeting Dates & Form; President's Notes; SCABA Library Titles for December; Around the State; Conference Gallery Pictures; Bornholm Belt Buckle; Channeling Blacksmiths of One Thousand Years Ago; Herb Chopper; Christmas Tree; SCABA Shop & Swap; Membership Application.

November 2014, Pt 1
(3.7 mb)
November 2014, Pt 2
(8.2 mb)

BOW Class of 2014; Editor's Notes; Regional Meeting Reports; Regional Meeting Dates & Form; President's Notes; New Shipment of Swage Blocks; Around the State; What is Wrong With This Picture?; Reindeer Shoe Tree Ornament; Dutch Oven Lid Lifter; Shop Tip: Cleaning Scrolls; How to Form a Fork With 2 Tines; , SCABA Shop & Swap

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.

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