Are there modern blacksmiths today?
There are modern day blacksmiths today how ever, they are few and far between. They can be employed by shipyards or be self employed creating various items from horse shoes to metal decorative gates and even pieces of art. in Canada there is something like 5000 registered blacksmiths. Black smithing is now considered to be a dieing art. a quick search on google can turn up some really amazingly crafted pieces by these talented people. Some people have a different full time job and then on there off days and free time are black smiths for added income. again though clientel to buy there items can be hard to find.
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Someone who is good with their hands. Someone who works with metal to make useful items. someone who works with iron making things like horse shoes
Blacksmithing is when A blacksmith takes a piece of metal, usually iron or steel, and heats it up in their forge, usually until a reddish orangeish color or until it starts sp…arking if your going to weld peices together, and hits it with a hammer on the anvil until the desired shape, form or design. This is just the basic stuff there is a lot more to it.. More info: Blacksmithing started thousands of years ago and they didnt use iron or steel but bronze. There are many types of blacksmiths, farriers(makes horseshoes), ones who specialized in weaponmaking such as swords and knives, they made tools, various things used around the house and much more.
\nBlacksmiths make implements from metal, from farm tools like horseshoes and hoes, to weapons like swords and axes. Mostly they used iron, but modern blacksmiths use whicheve…r metal best suits what they are making.\n. \nThey usually hammer the metal while it is very hot so it can be shaped easily.
blacksmiths shape metal by hand into horse-shoes, armor, tongs, spikes, and other iron things, by metling the metal in fire and banging it into the shape they want. Blacksmith…s still live today on farm muesums or at ranches. Many people still learn the craft today, as an aprentice, but it not a well paying carrier.
A blacksmith is a craftsman who does general work with iron. In the medieval context a blacksmith would make tools, nails, horseshoes, and other general utilitarian metal obj…ects. Most villages would have a blacksmith, although that person might farm as well, depending on how much work was available for him. . There were many other more specialized metal working crafts in the middle ages. Knife makers (cutlers), wiremakers, sword smiths, and various sorts of armor makers wold have practiced their trades in towns. There would have been craftsmen that specialized in other metals, such as pewter, lead, and precious metals as well. .
A the use of an anvil, forge and a hammer to shape iron is still called a blacksmith. Although some of the tools may have changed the job remains the same.
Yeah the still do exist there jut few Of course Most do not Make Swords and armor Some other types of Stuff they make is Iron gates , Fine art , And iron Furniture And the mos…tly make Iron tools .
The term Blacksmith generally refers to those who worked Iron (The "black" as wrought iron is dark in colour, almost black). They typically made things like horse shoes, pot…s, etc. Smith meant "worker" so a silversmith worked on silver, a goldsmith worked with gold etc..
Yes , blacksmiths are found today but not like olden days... Black smith are normally found in outer part of city
The Nok people of Nigeria exhibits the art of blacksmiths, whichdate back to the 6th century BC. People of Ife and Oyo believe thatthe blacksmith has the power to express the …spirit of Ogun, the godof iron, because they create iron.
A blacksmith is a person who creates objects from iron or steel. Blacksmiths use tools to hammer, bend, and cut the metals. They produce objects such as gates, grilles, railin…gs, light fixtures, furniture, sculpture, tools, agricultural implements, decorative and religious items, cooking utensils, and weapons. Contrary to popular belief, blacksmiths do not shoe horses. People who shoe horses are called farriers. The term "blacksmith" comes from the activity of "forging" iron (the black metal), while "forging" means to shape metal by heating and hammering. "Smith" is from the Proto-German "smithaz" meaning "skilled worker."
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Blacksmiths and farriers still work today, all over the world. A blacksmith makes things from metal; a farrier is a blacksmith who specializes in making and fitting horse…shoes. If you are interested in having work done by a blacksmith or farrier, or are considering learning the trade yourself, you will be able to find a blacksmith in your area by searching for: professional farriers and blacksmiths, or professional blacksmiths There will be associations listed, and you should easily be able to find the one nearest to where you live. You can also find one by contacting your nearest racehorse trainer, who should be able to help you. Otherwise, if you can ask your question again, specifying which area you live in, a contributor will probably be able to give you more specific details.
Yes, but there aren't a lot of them. Blacksmithing has become moreof an art - although, you can't shoe horses without a blacksmith'sskills.
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Metal things, such as shaped steel or iron ornaments.
shoeing horses usually and all kinds metal repair