About the Southern Blacksmith Association

About Us

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 Philip Simmons Artist-Blacksmith Guild of South Carolina.

Links to Member Chapters