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The Artist-Blacksmith's Association of North America (ABANA)
is dedicated to perpetuating the noble art of blacksmithing. A blacksmith is one who shapes and forges iron with hammer and anvil. ABANA encourages and facilitates the training of blacksmiths; disseminates information about sources of material and equipment; exposes the art of blacksmithing to the public; serves as a center of information about blacksmithing for the general public, architects, interior designers, and other interested parties.

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Books

The Booksmith
Norm Larson
5426 Hwy 246
Lompoc, CA 93436
800-743-4766
SkipJack Press
Bookmasters (toll free)
voice: 888-822-6657 
fax: 419-281-6883

www.bookmasters.com/skipjack/
Centaur Forge Ltd
117 North Spring Street
Burlington, WI 53105  
voice: 262-763-9175
800-666-9175
www.centaurforge.com
Dragonfly Enterprises

www.drgnfly4g.com
Archetype Publications
6 Fitzroy Square
London, England
UK W1P 6DX
voice: 00 44 171 380 0800
fax:00 44 171 380 0500
Artisan North America /
      Artisan Ideas

12 Arcularius Terrace
Maplewood, NJ 07040
Tel: 973-762-3344
Fax: 973-762-3354

www.artisanideas.com
Chester Book Company
A Division of Finney Company
8075 215th Street West
Lakeville, MN 55044
voice: (800) 858-8515
fax: (800) 330-6232

www.chesterbookco.com

Magazines and Journals:

The Anvil's Ring 
The primary magazine of the Artist-Blacksmith's Association, quarterly, 60 pp, and includes photos of members' work, interest articles, tips, ads, classifieds, book reviews, events. Available as a part of membership or as individual back issues. [
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Hammer's Blow 
A quarterly, 20 pp publication that includes historical examples of iron work, projects, tips & techniques, reviews, classifieds, and events. Available as a part of membership or as individual backissues. [
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The Blacksmith's Journal 
Monthly journal of step-by-step, fully illustrated, projects of technique and design.  Loose leaf format for easy shop use and collection of issues. Volume sets available.

Blacksmith's Journal
Hoffman Publications, Inc.
PO Box 1699
Washington, MO 63090
voice: (800) 944-6134
web site: www.blacksmithsjournal.com
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Anvil Magazine: Voice of the Farrier & Blacksmith! 
Monthly on-line magazine of farrier and blacksmithing techniques, interviews, interest articles, advertising, product and media reviews.

Anvil Magazine
6690 Wentworth Springs Road 
Georgetown, CA 95634
voice: (530) 333-2687
www.anvilmag.com