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The Athens Forge, a member of the Alabama Forge Council, will have it's next meeting Sat. Jan.26,  2019 starting at 9AM. Al Stephens will be doing a demonstration on forging  basic tongs. The demo will be followed by open forge time for AFC members to forge tongs. Material will be available. The rest of the meeting plans for 2019 will also be announced. There will be an Iron In The Hat Drawing.

For directions or other info about Athens Forge, visit www.athensforge.com, visit the Facebook site at Athens Forge, or see our videos at AFC Athens Forge on Youtube,

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An update about the Sat. Jan. 26 meeting. There will not be an Iron In The hat. Master blade smith Dr. James L. Batson Jr. will be at the meeting. He will bring copies of his book James Bowie and the Sandbar Fight, Books 1&2. These will be sold on a 1st come basis. 

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On 1/19/2019 at 6:46 PM, Al Stephens said:

The Athens Forge, a member of the Alabama Forge Council, will have it's next meeting Sat. Jan.26,  2019 starting at 9AM.

This will be a live streamed event at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkeuLsue9sdNS4CJm7164jQ?view_as=subscriber 

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The Athens Forge, a member of the AFC, will have it's next meeting Sat. Feb.23, starting at 9AM. This will be an open forge day for AFC members, so bring your project, questions, ideas.

There will also be tailgate sales, and an Iron In The Hat drawing. For directions or other info about Athens Forge, visit athensforge.com, Athens Forge on Facebook, or the AFC Athens Forge site on YouTube.

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The Athens Forge, a member of the Alabama Forge Council, will have it's next meeting Sat. March 23, starting at 9AM. Our demonstrators will be Edd and Donnya Harbin. This brother and sister combo will be producing rings from various coins, using both mechanical presses and basic hand tooling. 

There will be tailgate sales, and if time, Open Forge time for AFC members.

For directions or other info about Athens Forge, visit athensforge.com, Athens Forge on Facebook, or the AFC Athens Forge site on YouTube.

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The Athens Forge, a member of the Alabama Forge Council, will have it's next meeting Sat. April 27, starting at 9AM. This will be an open forge day for AFC members, so bring your project, questions, ideas. For new members and beginners there are tools and material on hand, and plenty of  advice. 

There will also be tailgate sales, and an Iron in the Hat drawing. For directions or other info about Athens forge, visit athensforge.com, Athens Forge on Facebook, or the AFC Athens Forge site on YouTube.

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The Athens Forge, a member of the Alabama Forge council will meet Sat. May ,25 at 9AM. Our demonstrator for the the day will be John Wayne Taylor from Wetumpka, AL.

John is an accomplished smith/machinist with a lot of good ideas. If you can't attend the meeting the demo will be live streamed on Youtube at AFC Athens Forge.

There will be tailgate sales and if time, open forge time for AFC members. For directions or other info about Athens Forge, visit Athensforge.com, or Athens Forge on Facebook.

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The Athens Forge, a member of the Alabama Forge Council, will meet Sat. June 22, at 9AM. Our demonstrator for the day will be Steve Alford of Athens AL. Steve is the editor of the AFC "Bituminous Bits" and a talented smith that can do about anything from household hardware to knives, and wood working tools. He will be doing a "Brownie Spatula". 

There will be tailgate sales, if time, open forge time for AFC members. The Iron In The Hat will include the John Wayne Taylor's demo items from last month. For directions or other info about Athens Forge, visit athensforge.com, or Athens Forge on Facebook.

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The Athens Forge, a member of the Alabama Forge Council, will meet sat. July 27th, at 9AM. This will be an Open Forge meeting with no formal demonstrations. So bring your tools and material, questions, answers, or just a good story and enjoy the day. Note to all Athens Forge members, we are committed to providing some things for the AFC tool box to be auctioned off at the fall Conference. This would be a good day to work on them.

Visitors are always welcomed. There will be tailgate sales. For directions or other info about Athens Forge, visit athensforge,com, or Athens Forge on FB. You can also see vidieos of this years demos at AFC Athens Forge on Youtube.

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The Athens Forge, a member of the Alabama Forge Council, will meet Sat. Aug. 24th at 9AM. Travis Fleming and Calvin Garland will doing a trial run of the Tannehill demo, for the AFC conference coming up. So if you can't make the conference, be sure not to miss the demo.

Visitors are always welcome. For directions or other info about Athens Forge, visit athensforge.com, or Athens forge on FB. You can also see videos of this years demos at AFC Athens Forge on Youtube.

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The Athens Forge, a member of the Alabama Forge council, will meet Sat. Oct.26, at 9AM. Al Stephens will demo making a 3 leg table top candle stand.

Visitors are always welcome. For directions or other info about Athens Forge, visit athensforge.com, or Athens Forge on FB. You can see videos of this years demos at  AFC Athens Forge on Youtube.

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The Athens Forge, a member of the Alabama Forge Council, will meet Sat. Nov. 23, 2019, at 9AM. Our demonstrator for the day will be Mike Linn.

Mike has been blacksmithing since 1993 and has been active with the Alabama Forge Council ever since. His primary focus is colonial and medieval/gothic style ironwork and anything else that catches his eye and can push his skill set further. Mikes blacksmith philosophy is one of continuous education, learning, and expanding horizons.

There will be a Iron In The Hat raffle,  including the candle stand made at the last meeting, and other blacksmith made items at this meeting. Tailgating is always welcomed.

Visitors are always welcome. For directions or other info about Athens Forge, visit athensforge.com. or Athens forge on FB. You can view videos past demos at AFC Athens Forge on YouTube.

 

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The Athens Forge, member of the Alabama Forge Council, will meet Sat. Dec.28, 2019 at 9AM. This will be an  "Open Forge" meeting for AFC members to come and work on personnel projects. Space and forges are on a first come, first serve basis. Bring your own material, and any special tools you may need.

Visitors are always welcome. For directions or other info about Athens Forge, visit athensforge.com, or Athens Forge on FB.You can view videos of past demos at AFC Athens Forge on YouTube.

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