Paul Zimmermann - Blacksmith

Paul Zimmermann. Artist Blacksmith since 1963.

Forging a rose from a single piece of steel using traditional smithing techniques. 

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Britains longest-serving blacksmith

Fred Harriss, 84. Britains longest-serving blacksmith

Britain's longest-serving blacksmith is still forging iron in his workshop - at the age of 84. Hardy Fred Harriss, 84, first picked up a hammer and tong aged ten in 1938 and is still working every day 74 years later. He has worked back-breaking 12 hour days fixing steam engines and aircraft, as well as making railings and ornamental iron pieces. An...

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