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Information will appear here that needs to reach the MABA members in a timely manner.
Updated November 10, 2018.
As of the last update the For Sale items were still available.


Posted:
11-10-18
For Sale:
Hvy Cast Iron coal fire forge available in Pinckney, MI, 24"X30"X32H with Champion Blower made in Lancaster Penn. Good shape, asking $400.
Also have Hvy Leg Vice for $125
Contact:
Dan Galiher 219.743.1827

Posted:
10-02-2018
Auction:
Chupp Auctions presents our 3-Day Antique & Advertising Auction on October 25, 26 & 27! Featuring 40+ anvils selling Friday evening starting at 4:30 PM along with several cones, swage block and multiple hardies. Lots of other farm primitives and advertising as well! To see the full listing for all 3 days, go to www.AuctionZip.com (Auctioneer ID#11841) or www.Proxibid.com. Held at the Chupp Auction Center, 890 S Van Buren St, Shipshewana, IN 46565.
For Info:
574.536.8005 or 260.768.7616
Contact:
Laura Collier
CHUPP AUCTIONS & REAL ESTATE LLC
890 S Van Buren St.
Shipshewana, IN 46565
260.768.7616 Phone
260.768.4846 Fax

Posted:
09-02-18
For Sale:
Cone Mandrel, 12” dia x 48” tall $1000. In Cadillac, will need to pick up there.
Contact:
Leon Hanson 734.751.2152

Posted:
08-31-18
For Sale:
5" Post Vise. Pretty good condition, just needs spring. $125.
Contact:
Carl Woodrum 231.766.3591

Posted:
08-31-18
Wanted:
Chelsea District Library will be hosting a new exhibit called American Farmer and as part of that we will be having an event on a local farm. We would very much like to have a table with a blacksmith to talk a bit about the craft and its practical applications and history in farming. Our event will be on Saturday, September 8 from 1-5pm.
Contact:
Keegan Sulecki, Head of Information Services, Chelsea District Library
734.475.8732 x218 or ksulecki@chelseadistrictlibrary.org

Posted:
09-01-18
For Sale:
10 x 10 leg canopy. About 7 1/2 feet at the eaves. Built with 1" tubing rather than the usual 3/4". Quite sturdy. In good shape, was used very little. Would be a great demonstration canopy. $75.
Also, 12", 24 gauge, single wall smoke pipe. 1 at 60" long and one at 24" plus a roof collar. $100
Photos at:
http://thayerhouse.com/Doug/i-gallery-b-equipmentforsale.html
Contact:
doug@thayerhouse.com

Posted:
June 8, 2018
For Sale:
Mar-Vic 5x5x51/2" Welding platen and stand $3000
Hossfeld #2 bender with basic tooling like new $600
Big gas forge $300
or $3000 buys it all.
Download flyer.
Contact:
Steve Thompson Quincy IL.
217.779.7616 or evets1610@gmail.com

Posted:
Ongoing
Open Forge
Hosted by Tillers International
Now meeting the 3rd Tuesday of the month.
3nd Tuesday of the month, 6-9pm
10515 East OP Avenue, Scotts, MI 49088
Contact:
Jim Slining
269.626.0223
email: slining@tillersinternational.org
Download Flier

Posted:
04-18-28
For Sale:
BPR Curvatrici, Eagle Bender CP30P, with 3 sets of rollers and twisting attachment, 220volt single phase $3000; 2 cast iron rivet forges good shape $350 each; old bellows, needs work, almost 3ft wide $100; radial arm saw $50; hand winch $40.
Contact:
Tim Carr 231.766.3582

Posted:
03-03-18
Wanted:
Looking to buy my first anvil. Mid size, good condition.
Contact:
Jean Funck, Call: 248.762.8855 or email jafunck@comcast.net

Posted:
03-20-18
MABA members only invited to a Blacksmith’s Swap Meet Friday and Saturday, June 8th & 9th
Where:
At Bob Meese's, Chase, MI 49623-8753
231.832.0764
See Flyer for Details.

Posted:
02-26-18
For Sale:
4’ Sheet Metal Pan Brake with Stand - $600.00 Connecticut Bending Brake manufactured by W. Whitney Stueck Inc. original owner sheet metal worker for hobby use.
Contact:
Christopher Williams, 248.701.3882

Posted:
11-02-17
For Sale:
50# bags of nut size Pennsylvania Blacksmithing Coal available in South Haven, MI. $20 per bag.
Contact:
Ted Guimond, 269.767.4600 or email: tguimond@comcast.net

Posted:
11-02-17
For Sale:
Pea Coal available in Kalkaska MI .25 a pound to MABA members, .35 to non-members. Bring your own bags or containers.
Contact:
Ron Loveland, 734.735.1819

Posted:
11-02-17
For Sale:
New Treadle Hammer-Clay Spenser style- New belt grinders, variable adjustment on belts- Will build special orders, dies & tooling.
Contact:
Rod Lange, 734.753.4620

Posted:
11-02-17
For Sale:
Hot Cut & 45° Butcher Cut Hardies, from Temprite tool steel, Hardie sizes, 5/8” to 1-3/8”: Tongs: Box, Bolt, Pickup: You-Finish tong blanks: Tool Steel Scroll Tongs: Anvil Bick: Hardie Bending Forks, various sizes available: Sleeves & blocks for forks.
Contact:
Kevin Keena, 248.217.7085 or go to cjforge.net for pricing

Posted:
11-02-17
For Sale:
Custom CNC Plasma Cutting, Fly Press Tooling, Flower Blanks & Projects for the Blacksmith
Contact:
James Stuart, 517.563.2155 or go to: www.stoneypointforge.com

Posted:
11-02-17
For Sale:
NEW Mankel Gas Forges, Mankel forge supplies, and knife vises available.
Contact:
Tim Carr, 231.766.3582 or view at mankelforge.com