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Edition 40 - Page 1 of 41 July 27, 2006
ABANA 2006 Seattle Washington
Click for details of ABANA Conference photos Conference Impressions by Frank Turley
Photos by Shane Curfman and Josh Smith.

Here we have and odd mix, a teenage photographer who works part time in a production blacksmith shop and the "Old Man" of blacksmithing. Their view is their own and did not include details of demo's.

Continued on Page 39

Click for details of ABANA Conference photos
ABANA 2006 Dedicated to Russell Jaqua, blacksmith and maker of the Nimba anvil. 170 photos from the conference.

Continued on Page 4

Induction Forge
Induction Forge by Grant Sarver was the best new product debuted at the conference. Continued on Page 2

Candler, NC USA : Peddinghaus Anvils are now back in production and Blacksmiths Depot has them in stock!

Cover The Revolutionary Blacksmith The Revolutionary Blacksmith
The historical fiction blacksmith romance by Jim Paw-Paw Wilson is now in print.

Book Review

Vol.1 (May-June 1998 - JYH)
Vol. 2 ABANA 1998 Conf
Vol. 3 Camp Fenby
Vol. 4 ABANA Late
Vol. 5 PABA Edition
Vol. 6 AFC Edition
Vol. 7 Virginia Edition
Vol. 8 Thanksgiving Edition
Vol. 9 New Year's 1999 Edition
Vol. 10 1st International Edition
Vol. 11 Gichners Iron Age Antiques
Vol. 12 Spring Fling, blowing the anvil
Vol. 13 Southeast Conference Part I
Vol. 14, CanIron II, Calgary, Canada
Vol. 16, Francis Whitaker, Eternal Flame
Vol. 17, Spring 2000 Edition
Vol. 18, Bill Pieh
Vol. 19, JYH Photo Contest
Vol. 20, June 2000 Knife Symposium
Vol. 21, ABANA 2000!
Vol. 22, October 2000 ABANA vs. FABA
Vol. 23, April 2001 Kiwi Case, Spring Fling
Vol. 24, June 2001 Southeast Conf
Vol. 25, May 2002 Camp Fenby, ABASA, CanIronIII
Vol. 26, June 2002 ABANA Conference
Vol. 27, September 2002 Epps Hammer-In
Vol. 28, Spring 2003 Events
Vol. 29, May 2003 WV Armour-In
Vol. 30, Southeast Conference
Vol. 31, 2003 SOFA Quad State Event
Vol. 32, 2004 NC-ABANA * Hammerfest
Vol. 33, 2004 WV Armour-In
Vol. 34, July 2004 ABANA Conference
Vol. 35, Power Hammer School, SOFA
Edt. 36, Bill Gichner passes, Keenjunk closes
Edt. 37, Costa Rican Blacksmithing
Edt. 38, Jim Paw-Paw Wilson passes
Edt. 39, URI HOFI, Power Hammer School

Page 2   NEW PRODUCT Induction Forge!
Page 3   Brent Bailey in Peru
Page 4   ABANA 2006 photos
Page 5   Big BLU - Sara Estenson
Page 7   Work of Brent Bailey
Page 8   Sites - Tailgating
Page 9   NIMBA anvils
Page 10   Wagner - Pure Iron
Page 11   Hebo - Utilikilts
Page 12   Opening Ceremonies
Page 14   ABANA Gallery. . . .
Page 23   ABANA Mństermyer Project
Page 24   ANVILS, Anvils. .
Page 25   The ABANA Steel Hammer
Page 29   Religious Art (repousse'), knives. .
Page 32   Rose, African Repousse', bicycle
Page 35   Mt. Rainier, Space Needle
Page 36   Japanese Swordsmith
Page 37   Harpoons, Water and Anvils
Page 38   Closing Ceremony and Auction
Page 39  IMPRESSIONS: by Frank Turley

Event Coverage Insert
Web Page Adoption Insert
Machine Design List

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Brent Bailey in Peru
Brent Bailey has been demonstrating blacksmithing in Peru for a number of years. A local steel service center sponsors him and they put on a great show. For details see: Page 3 

Brent will be reporting on his trip to South Africa soon.
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