Relatively few young people today have witnessed a blacksmith at work. These men usually had great skill and knowledge of how to create and/ or repair many necessities of a bygone era-- things like nails, horseshoes, wheels, agricultural implements, weapons, and chains.
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Richter, Wendy Bradley, "Blacksmithing an essential part of community" (2017). Articles. 182.