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This is God's ideal for families. The wife is the keeper at home and the husband is the provider for the home. They both know their roles. The husband is the leader. The wife is the help meet. The roles are not blurred in any way.

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The Blacksmith photograph by Gary Heller Photography A Blacksmith in his shop, back to the raging forge as he looks out the window to see who has come by.

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Samuel Yellin. This man's work is legendary. I had the privilege of looking at some of his work last time I was at my instructors house. Simply inspiring.

Leading Philadelphia wrought iron master of the first half of the century.

Back before the days of cars, Wheelwrights were the tradesmen that built and repaired wagon wheels. It required both woodworking skill, as well as skills similar to a blacksmith. In fact, some blacksmiths were also wheelwrights. The picture above was taken in 1903. Probably not many wheelwrights left outside the amish communities.

1903 photo of wheelwright - the tradesmen that built and repaired wagon wheels.


irelandseyeonmyth: “In myth and folk stories the ritual specialist people go to is sometimes a smith. When the sons of Eochaid mugmedon in the myth of the same name want to decide wholl be king.

Three Early Blacksmiths

My grandfather was a blacksmith for Gauley Mountain coal in WVA.they used mule pulled coal cars.this picture reminds me of him and the pictures i have of him shoeing a mule.

My son doing a little work

This is my son Nick. Working on my 177 Champion. I miss that anvil. It was a workhorse.

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nineteenth century blacksmith - reminiscent of the Costume worn by James Cresswell in Norma