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person who creates wrought iron or steel products by forging, hammering, bending, and cutting


Blacksmiths at workEdit

Tools and places of blacksmithsEdit

Illustrating the accumulation of tools over time and some differences between countries.

Ein kleine Feldschmiede um Hufeisen anzupassen The two hearths in Chiddingfold forge seen in 2014. The main entrance from NW seen at each end of the image

Work phasesEdit

Old working placesEdit


Richard Ansdell: The Blacksmith's Shop
Goya, The Forge c. 1819 Oil on canvas, 191 x 121 cm Frick Collection, New York

Historical photosEdit