About Us

The Kentucky Forge Council (KFC) is a community organization of blacksmiths and enthusiasts founded in 2016. As part of the Appalachian Area Chapter of Blacksmiths, the Kentucky Forge Council is dedicated to the preservation of the craft of blacksmithing in Southcentral Kentucky through community events and hands-on education.

Monthly meetings and open forge nights are held on the second Tuesday of every month at the Kentucky Museum in Bowling Green. Meetings are open to the public.

Check out the Events page for news on upcoming events, including workshops, studio visits, and the annual Hammer-In.

The Kentucky Museum is located at 1444 Kentucky Street, Bowling Green, KY 42101.

Free parking is available in the museum parking lot as well as the lot across the street.

If you plan to forge, please wear appropriate clothing. Safety glasses, gloves, and forging equipment are provided. 

If you have any questions, please contact the officers.