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Information will appear here that needs to reach the MABA members in a timely manner.
Updated April 26, 2017.
As of the last update the For Sale items were still available.

Posted:
05-01-17
For Sale:
Coal Available in South Haven.
50# bags of bituminous coal. $15 a bag. 40# bags of anthracite coal. $6 a bag.
Contact:
Ted Guimond 269.767.4600

Posted:
01-01-17
For Sale:
40lb propane tanks $50 empty $75 full.
Contact:
Kevin Keena 248.217.7085

Posted:
12-15-16
Blacksmith wanted at MI Historical Museum
Dave Dawning, a MABA member - and also a volunteer at the state's Historical Museum in Lansing, has been asked to contact MABA to see if someone could demonstrate Saturday, May 6, for 'Michigan Day'. There will be several demonstrations on site that day. Demonstrations will be from 10am to approximately 4pm. The time on-site can be flexible. They do not allow selling items on the property, but someone could pass out business cards or literature.
If someone is interested please contact Dave as soon as possible:
Dave Downing, radio.dave@yahoo.com

Posted:
11-10-16
Blacksmiths Wanted for 2016-2017
Crossroads Village & Huckleberry Railroad
6140 Bray Road
Flint, MI 48505
Great for a retiree or college student that enjoys talking to people and sharing the art, the history and keeping the craft of Blacksmithing alive.
Seasonal, part-time position:
-Special Program: Ladies Night Out, Monday, November 14, 2016, 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.
-Christmas at Crossroads: Day after Thanksgiving – December 30, on first three weekends, Friday – Sunday, 4 p.m. – 9 p.m., last two weeks, open every day except 12/24 – 12/26, 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.
-Closed January – Thursday before Memorial Day.
-Special Program: Vintage in the Village, Saturday, May 20, 2017, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
-Summer season: Memorial Day to Labor Day, Wednesday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
-Halloween program: Month of October, Friday, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m., Saturday – Sunday, 12p.m. – 9 p.m.
If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please contact us.
Contact:
Denise Bowles, Manager Crossroads Village
810.249.3860
dbowles@gcparks.org
www.geneseeparks.org/crossroads-village

Updated:
11-10-16
For Sale:
Blacksmith’s cone mandrel, about 100 lbs. 30.5” tall, 3.5” top dia. 10” bottom dia. Top is flat, with a round 1.5” hole in the center. $450
Located in Shelby Township, MI
Contact:
Ed Schutz 586.876.9802 and leave a message.

Posted:
01/01/17
Open Forge
Hosted by Tillers International
Now meeting the 3rd Tuesday of the month.
3nd Tuesday of the month, 6-9pm
10515 East OP Avenue, Scotts, MI 49088
Contact:
Jim Slining
269.626.0223
email: slining@tillersinternational.org
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Posted:
01-01-17
For Sale:
New Treadle Hammer - Clay Spenser style
New Belt Grinders, variable adjustment on belts
New Anvil Stands w/adjustable table
Will build special orders, dies & tooling.
Please call for current pricing.
Contact:
Rod Lange
734.753.4620

Posted:
02-16-13
For Sale:
Custom CNC Plasma Cutting, Fly Press Tooling, Flower Blanks & Projects for the Blacksmith
Contact:
James Stuart
517.563.2155
or go to web store:
www.stoneypointforge.com

Posted:
01-01-17
For Sale:
NEW Mankel Gas Forges, Mankel forge supplies, and knife vises available
Contact:
Tim Carr
231.766.3582
View at mankelforge.com

Posted:
01-01-17
For Sale:
Hot Cut & 45° Butcher Cut Hardies, from Temprite tool steel, Hardie sizes, 5/8” to 1-3/8”
Tongs: Box, Bolt, Pickup
You-Finish tong blanks Tool Steel Scroll Tongs
Anvil Bick
Hardie Bending Forks, various sizes available
Sleeves & blocks for forks
Contact:
Kevin Keena
248.217.7085
Pricing available at
cjforge.net