Tidewater Blacksmith's Guild, Inc. Mission Statement
The Tidewater Blacksmith's Guild is dedicated to preserving the craft of blacksmithing and to increasing public awareness of the history of blacksmithing while at the same time demonstrating that in this automated machine world, things hand made still exist and remain objects of art. The Tidewater Blacksmith's Guild is a local member organization charted under the Artist-Blacksmith's Association of North America Inc. (ABANA), a non-profit organization.
Board of Directors Meetings will be the Second Thursday of each month
Our Next Meeting
September's TBG Meeting
Sunday at 1 PM - 4 PM
401 Freemason Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
Thanks to Shawn Mehall, our September meeting will be held at the Norfolk Police and Fire Museum. Parking is available behind the museum off of Market St in the MacAuther Mall Parking Garage and is only $1.00 on Sundays. (If you'd like to find out more about this museum please go to the Norfolk.org website under "Enjoy Norfolk Museums"). Anthony Rago will be demonstrating copper repose and we may also see something with putting handles on tools...Bear..hint, hint! Children are welcome and Shawn will try to have a fire truck and police cruiser on site. He is also making good ole firehouse chilli and white chicken chilli. Be sure to bring a side dish to share and as always don't forget Iron in the Hat!
2nd Wednesday each month is Open Forge, 6PM to 9PM at Don Robertson's Shop
801 Butler Street , Unit 19, Chesapeake Virginia 23323