Blacksmithing Sites
Nationwide Blacksmith Orginization
http://www.abana.org/

California Blacksmiths 
http://www.calsmith.org/

Los Angeles group
http://www.adamsforge.org/

Orange County 
http://www.ocblacksmith.org/

San Diego - Vista
http://www.cbavista.com/

Arizona Blacksmiths
http://www.az-blacksmiths.org/

Historic So.Cal sites
Heritage Museum of Orange Co (Santa Ana)
Nice Victorian era property
http://www.heritagemuseumoc.org

Banning House (Wilmington)Nice Civil War period home
http://www.thebanningmuseum.org/index.php

Drum Barracks (Wilmington) Great Civil War Museum
http://www.drumbarracks.org/

Re-enacting study groups and suppliers    (in no particular order)
Civil War

Civil War Roundtable of Orange County 
http://www.cwrtorangecounty-ca.org

Fort Tejon Historical Association
http://www.forttejon.org/

Southern California Civil War Association
http://www.sccwa.com/

Historical Citizens Association
http://www.historicalcitizens.org/

Pirates
OC Jollyboats / Naval Historical Education Foundation
on Facebook

Roman
Legions Six
http://www.legionsix.org/

Cowboy

The Cowboys
http://www.thecowboys.org/
Single Action Shooters
http://www.sassnet.com/

Metal Shops and Materials in O.C. area

General Steel suupplies ( Irvine, Ca.)
http://www.industrialmetalsupply.com/Products/Metals/Steel
Cast and ready made items ( L.A.)
http://www.kingmetals.com/Default.aspx?Page=Home
General Steel Supplies ( Placentia, Ca)
http://www.schorrmetals.com/