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The Blacksmith

The Village Blacksmith by Thomas Hovenden (American (born Ireland), Dunmanway 1840–1895 Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania

by Melody Amsel-Arieli Under a spreading chestnut-tree The village smithy stands; The smith, a mighty man is he, With large and sinewy hands; And the muscles of his brawny arms Are strong as iron bands – The Village Blacksmith, Longfellow, 1842   Blacksmiths have wrought objects from iron for thousands of years. Metalworking, however, harks […]

Guess What? February 2013

Guess What? February 2013 By Bob Cahn – “The Primitive Man” Up for grabs — right or left hand? When was the last time you looked at something strange, scratched your head, got splinters, and found your curiosity juices flowing? How about now! We’ve got a hand-held 6″ long double pronged serrated piece of iron. […]