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Last edited March 23rd 2020 –  by Rob Kenning

Australian Mens Shed Association directive:-

As of Monday 23rd March 2020, A.B.A.S.A. has been directed to close the Penfield Forge until further notice. An email has been sent to all members to notify them of the situation.

If you have any queries regarding the above, please contact the President or committee members listed on our Contacts page.

2019 -2020 Committee members


A new committee has been voted in for the 2019 -2020 period.

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

PRESIDENT -Doug Carruthers.

VICE PRESIDENT – Kirstie Stewart.

SECRETARY – Angela Cameron


TREASURER -Brian Dreyer.


Chris Carter

Wayne Bickley

Anthony Helbig

Jim Abil-Mourna

John Fergus

Merv Lewis

Congratulations to all.



Wand forging Workshop

ABASA Instructor -John Fergus will be holding a Wand forging workshop on Sunday the 30th June 2019. We have limited spaces available with the cost set at $15 -which includes materials.
Start time:   10 am till 3 – 4 pm

To register for this workshop, contact Doug Carruthers by SMS or email

Mobile: 0409 719 420‬


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

for a contact number.

Artist Blacksmiths Association South Australia

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