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Meetings 2004

Meetings 2003

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HABA 2005 Calendar

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HABA Meetings
Other Meetings
January 15
Annual Knife Workshop with Rob Kirby and James Porter
at Components in Houston
Jan 21 - Feb 6
HABA Anvils at Houston Grand Opera

February 26
Blacksmith Design with Mark Finstad in Houston
Balcones Forge
- February 19-20 with Uri Hoffi at Marbles Falls
March 5-6
HABA at Barrington Farm for
Texas Independence Day Demo

March 18-21
HABA at Bayou City Art Festival Demo

March 19
Fireplace Set with Rob Kirby at Harold Borupís shop in Lake Jackson
NOMMA Trade Show March 2-5 in New Orleans.

LAMA's Conference - "Banging On the Bayou XI" is March 12-13 at Beaver Park in Lafayette, LA.
April 1-3
Spring HammerFest at Oldenburg
May 28
Power Hammer Demo featuring Tim Bailey in Houston

June 11
Forging Eleven Smithing Tools/Polishing Demo with Brent Bailey at Robert Killbucks shop in Magnolia
June 2-5
IronFest in Grapevine, TX
July 16
Power Hammer Building with Vince Lusco at Bob Collierís shop in New Waverly
August 20
The Blacksmith Legacy Tree Project at Extreme Metal Works in Beaumont
September 17 (revised)
Basic Forging Processes with Dave Koenig at Tudor Forge in Magnolia
October 7-9
Fall Blacksmithing Forging Fest at Oldenburg

October 29 and 30
Barrington Living History Farm "Smithing in Texas"
November 12
Spanish Tracks and Trails at Goliad State Park

November 19
Metal Sculpture from Found Objects with A.J. Garrett at Lake Houston Outboard Marine in Houston
Happy Hammer Holidays