Welcome to SOFA, Creative and Friendly!

 

Southern Ohio Forge and Anvil (SOFA), an affiliate of ABANA, is a nonprofit organization that was formed in 1977. Its founders, Emmert Studebaker, Larry Wood, and Bob Zeller were inspired by ABANA and former Ohio Artists Blacksmith Association to create an organization to preserve and promote the art of blacksmithing.

 

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Upcoming Events

Monthly Meeting

August 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

American Bladesmithing Society: Introduction to Bladesmithing (2-Week Course)

August 23
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until September 3, 2021

American Bladesmithing Society: Introduction to Bladesmithing (2-Week Course)

August 24
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until September 3, 2021

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I saw a smith stand with his hammer, thus,
The whilst his iron did on the anvil cool.

– Shakespeare, King John

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