Virtual Tour

Blacksmith Workshop

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Watch a blacksmith make a coathook from start to finish and learn about the importance of blacksmithing in the 1800s and early 1900s! See the tools used and the skills required to make things out of metal.

Facts About the Blacksmith Workshop

Scrap pieces like gates and fences.

Tongs, a hammer, and an anvil.

To make it shiny and protect it from rust.

  • Horseshoes
  • Farm equipment
  • Tools for stonework
  • Hook, hinges, and latches.
  • Cooking items
  • Tools

Blacksmiths were very skilled and made many important tools for other jobs.