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FC: Blacksmith Christopher
1: Blacksmiths use coal to heat up the steel to become yellow-hot. Then, they use a sledge hammer to hit the steel bar that can weight 12 pounds, to hammer the heated bars to various shapes. Once they are finished, they use tongs to carry the hot object.
2: The tools that a blacksmith uses are forge, anvil, hammer, tongs, vise and file.
3: In colonial times, mostly men were blacksmiths.
4: The typical age for a blacksmith is somewhere around 14 or school age. | 14
5: If a person decides to work as a blacksmith from an early age, he will work as a blacksmith for the rest of his life.
6: Blacksmiths can make objects like axes, shovels, and many tools | Interesting Fact 1
7: School age children also worked as a blacksmiths! | Interesting Fact 2
8: I think I would like this trade because I like to make 3-dimensional shapes. I also think I would like to make tools to help people in their time of need.