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Last edited September 01 – 2020 –  by Rob Kenning

August to December 2020. Workshops

   Latest:-   COVID-19 NEWS

We shall commence our weekly cycle of Tuesday and Saturday openings and Doris Blacksmithing days commencing Tuesday 26th May. Operation and Participation will be according to the following list of Musts. 

·      There will be a limit of Ten(10) Members Maximum on site at any given time.

·      Social Distancing rules of 1.5 meters  separation to be strictly observed. If you are not prepared to work under these conditions do not attend.

·      As we have 200 Sq meters of floor space the per meter age formula is easily observed.

·      Strict Hygiene of participants and tools and equipment are to be observed

·      Places at any forging day must be pre booked with the supervisor of the day who will decided when the books are closed . contact with the nominated supervisor is to be done preferably via phone but email is acceptable.

·      A registration sheet is to be filled in on the day of attendance. It only requires your name and telephone number. These sheets will be kept on site and will only be accessed in the case of an infection.

·      If you are unwell especially with respiratory symptoms do not attend.

·      Attendance is strictly for members only. There will be no come and try days until further restrictions are eased 

Training Courses

The first course for 2020 started but was put on hold until it is ok to restart. Merv Lewis has kept in contact with the current course and future students.

The first course will recommence on June 10th. 

Forging Fee and Coke. 

There has been a substantial increase in the price of forging coke. As a consequence, the forging fee will increase to $15(effective immediately)

A bag of coke now costs $35.00. we have a limited number on site. 

Wet area.

The new wet area is nearing completion and is currently being Tiled. It will be operational for Tuesday 26th.

A huge thank you to those people who have been able to help during these difficult times. 

Doug Carruthers

President

ABASA

 

 

2020 -2021 Committee members

 

A new committee has been voted in for the 2020 -2021 period.

A.B.A.S.A’s new committee comprises the following members:

PRESIDENT -Doug Carruthers.

VICE PRESIDENT – Kirstie Stewart.

SECRETARY – Angela Cameron

PUBLIC OFFICER – Chris Fuller

TREASURER -Brian Dreyer.

COURSE COORDINATOR -Kirstie Stewart

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Wayne Bickley

Chris Carter

Anthony Helbig

Tony Knight

John Fergus

Merv Lewis

Matteo Riboni

Congratulations to all.

 

 

 

 

Blacksmith Books

The partner of our late A.B.A.S.A member, Peter Clarke, has a selection of his books on Blacksmithing up for sale.

If you are interested in purchasing any of the books, contact our Secretary, Doug Carruthers at secretary@artistblacksmithsa.org.au

for a contact number.

Artist Blacksmiths Association South Australia

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