A blacksmith is a person who creates objects from iron or steel by forging the metal; i.e., by using tools to hammer, bend, and cut. Blacksmiths produce things like wrought iron gates, grills, railings, light fixtures, furniture, sculpture, tools, agricultural implements, decorative and religious items, cooking utensils, horse shoes and weapons.

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Further readingEdit

  • Andrews, Jack: New Edge of the Anvil, 1994
  • Bealer, Alex W.: The Art Of Blacksmithing (Revised Edition), 1995
  • McRaven, Charles: The Blacksmith's Craft, originally published in 1981 as Country Blacksmithing.
  • Sims, Lorelei: The Backyard Blacksmith - Traditional Techniques for the Modern Smith, 2006
  • Weygers, Alexander G.: The Complete Modern Blacksmith, republished in 1997.
  • Weygers, Alexander G.: The Modern Blacksmith, 1974.
  • Weygers, Alexander G.: The Making of Tools, 1973.

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