April 2016 Newsletter

The April meeting was kicked off with a discussion on the purchase of a propane forge for the guild.  We had previously been discussing the merits of purchasing a ready built forge as opposed to building one ourselves.  We settled on the Chili Forge Habanero 2 burner propane forge and a motion was passed to purchase one.   Delivery is expected in early May.  Our May open forge will be dedicated to rearranging the shop to make space for our newest addition.HabTestimonial

The business was concluded quickly and Joe Pyle Demo’d a loop and scroll handle for fire tools.

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We then opened the forge up for everyone to try their hand.  We had plenty of people particiate and a few completed projects.

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The next guild meeting is on Sunday April 24th @ 1:30.  Joe Babb will be demoing the use and construction of a slice.  We will then once again open the forges up for members to work on their own.

As always remember to wear your safety glasses.  This is required at all times in the forge area.  The guild has extra safety glasses if you forget your own.