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HABA 2008 Events Calendar

Please note that HABA web sites may not be active until one month before the event. Until then, they may take you to last years page.

Last Update : August 03, 2008

HABA Monthly Meetings
HABA Public Demos
Other Meetings
January 19
Annual Knife Workshop with Cowboy Szymanski in Bellville, Texas
February 16
Bowls and Vessel Making with Dave Koenig at Components in Houston
March 15
Tong Making Hammer-In at Tee Hines's in Magnolia

March 1-2
HABA at Barrington Farm for
Texas Independence Day Demo

March 8-9
LAMA's Conference - "Banging On the Bayou" featuring Jim Wallace at Beaver Park in Lafayette, LA.

March 29-30
Balcones Forge

- Bluebonnet Workshop featuring TBA

April 4-6
Spring Blacksmith's Round-Up 2008 at Oldenburg

April 19
15th Annual Depot Day Public Demo in Magnolia
May 10
Stainless Steel Projects with Guido Schindler at Tudor Forge in Magnolia
June 21
Forging a Pot Rack with Tee Hines in Magnolia
July 19
Making Nails for Kleb Park Barn at Kleb Nature Park in Tomball with Dave Koenig
Metal Worked Art Show at The Pearl Fincher Museum in Spring  
August 16
Making HABA Banner with Chain Maille at Kleb Nature Center with the Myers Brothers
September 20
Hardware at Armand Bayou Nature Center
October 3-5
Fall Blacksmithing Forge Fest at Oldenburg featuring Bob Alexander

October 25 and 26
Barrington Living History Farm "Smithing in Texas"
October 13-14 ?
12th Annual Saltfork Craftsmen Blacksmith Conference
November 15
Holiday Decorations at Dave Koenig's in Magnolia
Happy Hammer Holidays