blacksmithing

Until the 20th century, new persons were being trained by other blacksmiths using a paid apprenticeship program from the master blacksmiths. The young males took part in that program and women were only being trained as home servants. Cleaning up after all day work and putting tools away were the basic duties of apprentices. This […]

Blacksmithing started with the Iron Age in around 1,500 B. C in what is now Syria and moved west into Europe, the moment simple when primitive man very first began creating tools and equipment from iron. The Iron Age started when some ancient people pointed out that a specific kind of rock produced iron when […]