About Us

About the Southern Blacksmith Association

The Southern Blacksmith Association is a non-profit educational organization formed to produce a bi-annual regional conference on blacksmithing. It is managed by seven regional blacksmith groups

Member Chapters

The seven chapters forming the group and rotate to host the conference are: Alabama Forge Council (AFC), North Carolina Artist-Blacksmiths Association (NC-ABANA), Appalachian Area Chapter of Blacksmiths (AACB), Ocmulgee Blacksmith Guild (OBG), Alex Bealer Blacksmith Association of Georgia (ABBA), Philip Simmons Artist-Blacksmith Guild of South Carolina (PSABG) and the Florida Artist Blacksmith Association (FABA). This conference is hosted this year by the Alex Bealer Blacksmith Association of Georgia.

Links to Member Chapters