SUPPORT THE NEW ENGLAND SCHOOL OF METALWORK

      The New England School of Metalwork is fortunate to have loyal and generous supporters who make it possible for the school to thrive. There are numerous ways to support the NESM, ranging from volunteering your time, making in-kind donations or by simply donating to the operating fund of a program of your choice or specifically to one of our three Scholarships.

 

      We are happy to provide you with a personalized letter of donation and as we are incorporated as a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization, your donation is tax deductible !! Please join the many others who help keep NESM a vibrant and active force in the Blacksmithing, Bladesmithing and Welding industries.

 

NESM Wish List - even the small things help in a big way        

         Our wish list, help us fulfill some many needs with your tax deductible donation to the NESM. In kind donations will insure better availability of tools and materials to all students. NESM will happily provide a letter of donation.

  METALSMITHING

  • 200 pound anvil in good shape. (On loan by Dr. Jim Lucy and the ABS)
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  • 5 to 6 inch post vice, complete or not but with good threads.(4 vises donated by Richard C.Wright)
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  • Floor style drill press in good sound condition. (Donated by David Kahn)
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  • Combination steel scale/square, we need a few. (Donated by Mike Rempe)
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  • 12 foot tape measures.(Donated by Mike Rempe)
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  • Swing Style Treadle Hammer in good shape (On loan by Dr. Jim Lucy and the ABS)
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  • Hacksaw blades and handle frames. (5 sets donated by Mike Rempe)
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  • Heat treat oven. (Donated by David Kahn)
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  • Drill bits needed all the time and in all sizes.(Donated by William Kirkley)
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  • Angle Grinders, 4" or 5" (3- donated by Richard C. Wright)
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  • Lots of good files, new or slightly used, various shapes and sizes. (Donated by Richard C. Wright)
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  • Large Air Handler/Filter Exhaust system (Donated by Steve Ash)
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  • Books, videos, DVD's, magazines etc.  please consider helping to build our library. Anything related to our craft.

 

          

THANK YOU TO OUR FUNDERS AND SUPPORTERS

Amazon - We are apart of AmazonSmile, a 501C3, Amazon will donate to NESM based on your purchases through Amazon if you select NESM, thank you !!

 

Lincoln C. Denison, Sr. Fund to support Sacopee Valley High School students to attend welding

Maine-Oxy Acetylene for continual support

Bank of America to Future Welders Outreach Program

Bangor Savings Bank to Apprenticeship Program

Margaret E. Burnham Charitable Trust to AIR program

Davis Family Fund to AIR program

Greenberg Family Foundation to Apprenticeship program

Morton Kelly Charitable Trust to AIR program

Quimby Family Foundation to AIR Program

Windgate Charitable Foundation to AIR program

Plum Creek Foundation to Future Welders Outreach Program

Mechanics Savings Bank to the ABS Youth Day

Fischer Charitable Foundation to AIR program

Manufactures Association of Maine to Welding Scholarship

OUR AFFILIATES

 

ABANA.ORG

American Welding Society

 
Amazon Smile

 

Lincoln Electric

 
 

MAINE OXY- ACTEYLENE

 

PFERD.COM

 


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Derek Heidemann of Sturbridge Village is up this week teaching a very cool filing vise workshop. You can see the nearly completed vise in the foreground. Here he is tempering a return spring using an old school cool method. #colonial #oldschoolcool #toolstomaketoolsBox joint pliers with Peter Ross was amazing. Just like you’d expect. #colonialaf #boxjointtool #toolstomaketoolsAnother fantastic class with @crowellknives. Great student work and great attitudes! Thanks Jim! #crowellknives #mastersmith #greatjobThis just in !!.... the first 5 of the 8 Micro-Air Downdraft tables for the belt grinders going in our new addition..... what? YES, that is A/C you see in the background. The new addition will have A/C, first time on the NESM campus. This all only possible because of you, your donations and support, we’re almost there, just 3 more units to raise funds for, please donate today. #forgedinreality #blacksmithingclass #bladesmithingclass #education #handsonlearningSpaces available in this 2 week ABS Intro class! A great combination of instructors! #abs #americanbladesmith #journeytojsThe 11th annual Bladesmithing Symposium was a success! The most registered attendees EVER! We couldn’t of done it without our tireless volunteers Lucas Damen, Kellen Glaser, Isaiah Washington and Jacob Ward. Also, our Demonstrators Lin Rhea, Jim Crowell and Emiliano Carrillo. Special thanks to Barbara Wechter who is our amazing registrar, and MOST importantly, all the wonderful people who showed up! We are already scheming to top it next year! #bladesmithcommunity #knivesandfriends #forgedWhat an amazing battle! @sunandstarsforge with a repeat win for the 5k making what else, a Seax. Each knife was an incredible triumph in only two hours. Thanks to @rhea_knives @joshaweston and @macevitale for participating. BIG thanks to Maine Oxy and Dan Guerin for the prize money. It was a truly wild show! Swipe for pics of the battle and finished knives. #battleofthebladesmiths #forgedinreality #handmade #bladesmitheducationSafe travels to all of you making your way to NESM from near and far! We hung the sign on our brand new addition and we are so excited to show it off. We’ll see you either tomorrow for the first forging and early registration at 3:30, or on Saturday morning at 8:00. For those registering Saturday morning, arrive early because the line gets LONG. #americanbladesmith #forged #handmade #bladesmitheducationWe just had two spaces open up in our Beginner Blacksmithing class at the end of the month. Don’t miss out! Link in sig. #blacksmith #forged #handmade #firststep #heatbeatrepeat