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To Preserve and Promote the Art and Craft of Blacksmithing Through Education.

Welcome to HABAIRON.ORG, the website of the Houston Area Blacksmith's Association, the Internet resource of choice for the blacksmith in and around Houston, Texas. We have the technology!


February 11 through March 7, 2004

HABA Show at
The Houston Center of Contemporary Craft

COME FEEL The HEAT


HABA at HCCC


The Houston Area Blacksmith's Association (HABA) has an opportunity to exhibit the hand made forge work of the group at the Houston Center of Contemporary Craft (HCCC) which is opening up the Artist Hall to the craft guilds of Houston for the first time starting in 2004. For those of you who are familiar with the layout of HCCC, the HABA work is displayed in the hallway between the administrative offices and the artists' in residence studios.

The Houston Area Blacksmith's Association Inc, HABA, is showing the work of its members at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, HCCC, located at 4848 Main Street, Houston, TX.

The HABA Exhibit opens February 11, 2004 and closes March 7, 2004.

The Opening for the HABA Exhibit is Sunday, February 15, 2004, from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM.

HABA members will be demonstrating in the HCCC parking lot March 6, 2004, from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, weather permitting.

For more information about the HCCC, please go to their web page at, www.crafthouston.org .

Questions about this show and your completed paperwork can be directed to Dave Koenig at 281-855-2869, tudorforge@cs.com.

For more information about the HCCC, please go to their web page at www.crafthouston.org .

When & Where :

Houston Center of Contemporary Craft
4848 Main St
Houston, Texas


February 11 through March 7, 2004

Here is the Agenda:

Paper work for submission due January 30, 2004 at 1:00 PM

Special Opening Party : Sunday Feb 15 at 1:00 PM

Demo Day : Saturday March 6


About the Show
HABA is going to have a very fine first exhibit of its members work at the Houston Center of Contemporary Craft on February 11 through March 7, 2004. The breadth of work on exhibit ranges from the basic to the advanced. Seventeen HABA members, twelve from the Houston area and five from around Texas and Louisiana, submitted a total of fifty eight individual pieces of work for consideration in HABAs first public exhibition. Thirty four pieces were accepted for exhibit.

Each member who submitted work has at least one piece in the show. Here is a list of HABA members and the titles of their accepted work.

     
  • 1. David Bailey
     Tall Vessel
     Short Vessel
     Mother and Child
  • 2. Tim Bailey
     Clock
  • 3. Arlie Beckendorf
    Forged Candleholder
  • 4. Richard Boswell
    Rose Ring Stand
    Cow Poke
  • 5. Lawrence Childress
    Christmas Nail Ornament
    Wall Hook
    Candle Holder
    Steak Turner
    Tartan Pin
    Small S Hook
    Large S Hook
  • 6. Les Cook
    Cruciform
  • 7. John Crouchet
    Medallion Table
    Hat Rack
  • 8. Gary Evensen
    Quatrafoil Gate Sample
  • 9. Mark Finstad
    Wine Rack
    Bell Vessel
  • 10. Dave Koenig
    Garden Flower
    Hat Pin Study
    Owl
  • 11. Robert Kirby/Jerry Baker
    Fireplace Tool Set
  • 12. Randy Kiser
    Gothic Cross
    Three Candle Sticks
  • 13. Guido Mattei
    Onion-end Spoon Rack
    Spiral Candle Holder
  • 14. Catherine Porter
    Freedom Tree
  • 15. James Porter
    Spike Knife
    Iron Mouse
  • 16. Guido Schindler
    S Shaped Pot Rack
  • 17. Charles Walker
    Skillet Rack
FEEL The HEAT

Here are some photos taken and captioned by Dave Koenig when the show was set up.


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Notes about this Website

This website is Under Development and will continue to evolve for HABA Members.

The use any of the material from this site is at your own risk. All persons associated with this material disclaim any responsibility or liability for damages or injuries resulting from the use or application of this information. They assume no responsibility or liability for the accuracy, fitness, proper design, safety or safe use of any information presented here.

Please send all feedback/correction/omission/suggestions to your webmaster, Richard Boswell .
Enjoy!


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