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  • The Country Blacksmith
  • Written by David L. McDougall
  • Format: Trade Paperback | ISBN: 9780747812319
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This book tells the story of the country blacksmith and his importance as the hub of village life. It describes his techniques, tools, and contribution to rural work. It includes the mythology of the blacksmith and the good fortune brought by horseshoes - and which way to hang them up! Thought at one time to be a declining craft, this book highlights the recent revival in blacksmithing with many young people taking up the craft in college course.

Table of Contents

The Blacksmith's Trade
At the Smithy
Powerful Magic and Blacksmith Marriages
All in a Day's Work
A Changing Business
Blacksmith Revival
Further Reading
Places to Visit
Index

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