Calendar 2013 HABA Houston Area Blacksmith's Association


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HABA 2013 Events Calendar

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Updated August 23, 2013

HABA Monthly Meetings
HABA Public Demos
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January 19
Bowl Making Workshop at Pat Bossart shop in Plantersville, Texas
February 16
HABA-Balcones Steephollow Forgeworks Demo with Jeff and Alan and Carlton Lee in Bryan, Texas
March 16
Knife Making Hammer-In Workshop at Magnolia Depot Shop
  March 9-10 LAMA Banging on the Bayou 19 with Allan Kress at Beaver Park

March 23-24 Balcones hosts Mark Aspery at Marble Falls, Texas
April 20
Gumbeaux Hammer-In Demo at EJ McCann's Forge in Kinder LA
April 20 Magnolia Depot Day .
May 11
Tool making for the Smithy with Dana Flanders at Ziwa Forge
June 29
Forging a Rounding Hammer with Chris and Daniel Riffe + Making Charcoal
at Pat Bossart's Farm
in Plantersville, TX
July 20
HABA picnic at Magnolia Smithy
Pot Luck Dish List
August 17
Hollowware with Amanda Frazier at Armand Bayou
September 14
Controlled Hand Forging with Richard Myers at Armand Bayou
September 7 Lake Jackson Historical Museum - Plantation Day  
October 3-6
Forge Fest in Oldenburg : Iron Smelting with Lee Sauder
October 26 & 27 Barrington Farm - Washington on the Brazos  
November 9
Work day/hammer in in at HABA Magnolia Smithy
November 1 & 2 Brazoria County Historical Museum - Austin Town November 9 & 10 Martyn Farm Harvest Celebration - Armand Bayou