The Prairie Blacksmiths Association is a group of individuals interested in learning, teaching, preserving, and promoting blacksmithing. Membership is open to all individuals regardless of skill level or abilities.

We are an affiliate of ABANA, The Artist Blacksmith’s Association of North America. The Prairie Blacksmiths Association is organized exclusively for educational purposes, including such purposes as the following:

  • to encourage and facilitate the establishment of training programs for aspiring smiths

  • to disseminate information about sources of material and equipment

  • to expose the art of blacksmithing to the public

  • to serve as a center of information about blacksmithing for architects, interior designers, other interested groups, and the general public.