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 !!

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

 

 

PFERD.COM

 


 Atmosphereic Burners for Forges

 
New England Blacksmiths


Victor Torches

 
 
 
 

 

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