• Image of the reconstructed stockade at Fort Vancouver and Pearson Air Museum looking northeast from the Land Bridge.

    Fort Vancouver

    National Historic Site OR,WA

The Forge and Plane

The Forge & Plane is the official newsletter of the Fort Vancouver Trades Guild. The goal of the newsletter is to keep guild members informed of the goings-on at the fort, techniques of the historic smiths and carpenters, and news of fellow guild members.

 

2014

The Forge & Plane, Vol, 11, No. 1, Spring 2014 (PDF, 995 KB)

Featured in this issue: Williamsburg Weekend 2014, spring pole lathe, toolmaking, Red River cart construction, and tong making

2013

The Forge & Plane, Vol. 10, No. 1, Winter 2013 (PDF, 626 KB)

Featured in this issue: Fort Vancouver NHS's Youth Volunteer-in-Parks program and hot punching

2012

The Forge & Plane, Vol. 9, No. 3, Fall 2012 (PDF, 704 KB)

Featured in this issue: Williamsburg Weekend, drawing out, and a tribute to blacksmith Merlyn Troska.

The Forge & Plane, Vol. 9, No. 2, Summer 2012 (PDF, 1,266 KB)

Featured in this issue: The care and feeding of coal forge fires, the historic Fort Vancouver garden, universal tongs, and the cost of beaver pelts.

2009

The Forge & Plane, Vol. 7 No. 4, Fall 2009

The Forge & Plane, Vol. 7 No. 3, Summer 2009

The Forge & Plane, Vol. 7 No. 2, Spring 2009

The Forge & Plane, Vol. 7 No. 1, Winter 2009

2008

The Forge & Plane, Vol. 6 No. 4, Fall 2008

The Forge & Plane, Vol. 6 No. 3, Summer 2008

The Forge & Plane, Vol. 6 No. 2, Spring 2008

The Forge & Plane, Vol. 6 No. 1, Winter 2008

2007

The Forge & Plane, Vol. 5 No. 4, Fall 2007

The Forge & Plane, Vol. 5 No. 3, Summer 2007

The Forge & Plane, Vol. 5 No. 2, Spring 2007

The Forge & Plane, Vol. 5 No. 1, Winter 2007

2006

The Forge & Plane, Vol. 6 No.4, Fall 2006

The Forge & Plane, Vol. 6 No.3, Summer 2006

The Forge & Plane, Vol. 6 No.2, Spring 2006

The Forge & Plane, Vol. 6 No.1, Winter 2006

2005

The Forge & Plane, Vol. 5 No.4, Fall 2005

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