Hobart, Washington (PressExposure) December 30, 2008 -- Blacksmith Zone has just released a new section of their website that has all of the Blacksmithing Association Information. This is part of a new community website that is all about Blacksmithing. Members and non-members can visit this Blacksmithing page on the Blacksmith Zone website for free at: [http://www.blacksmithzone.com].
Here is an excerpt from the new Blacksmith Association information webpage:
âABANA is Americaâs umbrella organization of artist blacksmiths and has affiliate organizations in all part of America as well as associations with similar organization in other parts of the world. ABANA is a non profit organization managed by an elected board of directors and today has a membership of over 5000 artist blacksmiths. It provides a range of services to its members including organizing conferences, workshops and seminars, educational courses and programs on blacksmith art, organizing exhibitions of membersâ work, help in locating suppliers and much more. ABANA members who buy from ABANA supported suppliers and entitled to a 5% discount on the value of item bought. ABANA is an active and progressive association and counts among it members nearly, if not all, the major blacksmith artists in America.
* ABANA was born in 1973 when a Blacksmithsâ Convention was held in Georgia which was attended by 47 delegates from all over the country. Late on the first night of the conference, after the dayâs formal proceedings had ended, a group of blacksmith artists got together for an informal chat and the subject turned to the benefits of sharing knowledge and experiences between themselves.â
There is plenty of more information on the new general information Blacksmithing Association website that can be found by visiting: [http://www.blacksmithzone.com/] . There is also a special going on now that allows members to gain access to free ebooks and other free materials just for signing up as a member of the blacksmith website for free at: [http://www.blacksmithzone.com]. Users should check back often to the Blacksmith general page as more information will be added as the website expands and grows.
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