Contact us


As of September 2023






   President & Newsletter    Anthony “Tony” Austin    250.427.3599
   Secretary    Holly Dolanz    250.254.0100
   Treasurer    Caroline Dolanz    250.428.2991
   Main Librarian    Doug Newell   250.977.5187
   Grand Forks Librarian    Bob McTavish
   Webmaster: Website & Facebook    Katrina Koyich



Also we are now on Facebook!

Boundary Blacksmiths’

(Private group for members)

Kootenay Blacksmiths’ Association

(public page for EVERYONE!!!)


Membership has the following benefits:

  • Applies to the all household/family members
  • Discounted rate for the spring and fall conferences
  • Digital subscription to our seasonal newsletter, Hammer Marks

Membership dues are $30 a year per adult and $15 a year per student.

Memberships run from January to December, and the fee for new members is pro-rated the first year if you join part-way through the year.

To join the KBA please download this form to print and fill out, include a cheque made out to KBA for the yearly amount OR $2 for each month, after January, remaining in this calendar year, and mail it to:

Caroline Dolanz, KBA Treasurer
Diamond Ironworks
Box 189
Erickson, BC
V0B 1K0

A receipt and membership card will be sent to you.

To join the Artist Blacksmith Association of North America (ABANA), click here.