ABANA is dedicated to perpetuating the noble art of blacksmithing. A blacksmith is one who shapes and forges iron with hammer and anvil. ABANA encourages and facilitates the training of blacksmiths; disseminates information about sources of material and equipment; exposes the art of blacksmithing to the public; serves as a center of information about blacksmithing for the general public, architects, interior designers, and other interested parties.
Alex Bealer's Anvil Raffle at the 2013 Convention
To help celebrate this historic occasion
Founding ABANA Member,Ivan Bailey has donated Alex Bealer's Anvil
To be Raffled of at the close of the Convention
This is the anvil that Alex used while wrting his book.