Artistic Blacksmiths Association of North Carolina
Artistic Blacksmiths Association of North Carolina


We are an organization of blacksmiths who want to strengthen our community through education, hands on experience, and promote public understanding of the trade through demonstration.

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2nd Quarter Meeting coming up on June 26th at Big Blu in Morganton

The second quarter meeting for NCABANA is coming up on Saturday, June 26th, 2021 at Big Blu Hammer located at 3308 Frank Whisnant Rd, Morganton, NC 28655. No fee to attend or set up to tailgate (limited spots available). 

Ellen Durkan will be this year's demonstrator starting at 9am sharp. She'll be forging a necklace out of steel and copper.

Lunch will be available for a small fee and provided by the famous Mountain Burrito. 


**Also, on Sunday, there is a special class available where Ellen will be delving into a deeper approach to her unique design process. Spots are limited so please register ahead of time at the early bird price through Big Blu's website



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