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November 2014 Central Chapter BOA Meeting

The November meeting of Central Arkansas Chapter of the Blacksmith Organization of Arkansas (CACBOA) was held on unseasonably cold 11/15/2014 at the forge of Dale Custer in Little Rock. The morning demonstration was making a top set tool from a ball-peen hammer: preparing the tool, a discussion of appropriate tongs …

October 2014 Central Chapter BOA Meeting

The October meeting of the Central Arkansas Chapter of the Blacksmith Organization of Arkansas (CACBOA) met on Saturday, October 18th at the forge of Thurston Fox in Mayflower, Arkansas. It was a beautiful day for a meeting. We spent the morning forging pumpkin-carving tools. Some were more ornate, with twists …

August 2014 Central Chapter BOA Meeting

The August meeting of the Central Arkansas Chapter of the Blacksmith Organization of Arkansas (CACBOA) met in Pine Bluff at the well-equipped forge of Herman Ginger (who is not a dentist). Herman had a variety of individual and group activities for us. Shane Driskel used Herman’s industrial mill to put …