If you are not a member, you are still welcome to visit us at any meeting to observe and learn.
In addition to our monthly , FABA also hosts an during which you’ll have the opportunity to learn from nationally and internationally renowned blacksmiths as they demonstrate their specialties. You can also sign up for numerous beginning to advanced blacksmithing and family oriented crafting classes during the 3 day event. There are tailgate sales where you might find that one unique tool you have been searching for. Or perhaps you might claim that prize during our “iron in the hat” raffle. Then, on Saturday night we hold our brief annual business meeting/elections during dinner; followed by a fantastic fundraising auction where you can bid on, and win, a wide variety of hand forged projects, related crafts projects, educational books and TOOLS – we have auctioned everything from anvils to power hammers, what treasure might you find at auction this year?
Blacksmithing is a satisfying craft, and a rewarding art. Using traditional processes with a 2,000+ year history, you can forge almost anything you can imagine, from the purely functional to the purely artistic. Come join us in the fun! Join today! (link this)
Florida Artist Blacksmith Association (FABA) is a 501(c)3 non-profit. First formed in 1984, FABA is an affiliate of the Artist-Blacksmith’s Association of North America (ABANA).