After 40+ years of collecting and enjoying his Massey Harris’, gas engines, gas pumps, and farmshows, long-time Guild of Metalsmiths member Gene Miller has decided to sell his beloved belongings. This is one sale you will not want to miss as there is something here for everyone! Mark yourcalendars to come and spend the day with…

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Open Forge – Open House Saturday, March 23, 2013 — 10 am to 5 pm Ken’s Custom Iron – www.kensiron.com Ken & Mary Lou Zitur 37634 County Rd 9 Avon MN 56310 320-746-8161 ken@kensiron.com (from Interstate 94 take exit 153 & go north 5 miles. They are on the right side of the road, Fire…

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The folks pictured at right just “graduated” from the 2012-2013 Beginning Blacksmithing “B” class sponsored by The Guild of Metalsmiths. This is a very special achievement and just another remarkable accomplishment by our volunteer instructors to further TGoM’s mission. Thank you to all involved. The “C” Class is scheduled to begin February 9 and finishes…

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Two veteran Guild of Metalsmiths members received special awards at the annual meeting on Sunday, December 2, 2012. Tom Latane’ is the 2012 Juaire-Hubler Award recipient. Mary Fredell is the 2012 President’s Award recipient.                   In announcing these awards, TGoM President Al Olson summarized primary reasons for…

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It’s time to pass the torch (or the plates and coffee cups)! In December Michele Brennan has finished her year of doing the coffee and potluck supplies for membership meetings, and she’s looking for a volunteer to take on this opportunity to give back to TGoM for 2013. Reasons to volunteer: Great way to meet…

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I am a volunteer on the planning committee for Millstream Arts Festival in St. Joseph, MN (up by St. Cloud). We are gearing up for our Sept. 30 show and are in need of at least 2 or 3 iron/metalsmiths to exhibit and sell their wares. Booth fees are very reasonable. Applications and more information…

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Barb Feterl, widow of Dave Feterl, former Guild member, is having an auction of Dave’s shop equipment on Saturday, June 2. This will include his fabrication equipment and supplies, but not his blacksmith tools. Dave did a lot of welding and fabricating (trailers for gas-powered welding machines), so he had drill presses, iron worker, crane,…

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I’m a metalsmith-scupltor-artist, and I have a 3000+ shop in Lowertown to share with one or two people. It is well-equipped for metal fabrication and general artwork. I’m in urgent need of shopmates! Michael Bernstein: bernstein0432@comcast.net

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