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3rd Quarter Blacksmith Classes Now POSTED!

The Village Blacksmith just announced their 3rd Quarter Blacksmith Class Offerings. The 1 and 3 day courses will run the 1st and 3rd weekends , July through September. Aspiring smiths will see what it is like to hammer hot steel into shape using hammer, anvil and fire.  This comprehensive course takes students on a journey where they will create multiple items using the basic skills of the Blacksmith. Students will use basic hand tools and forge their items with the emphasis being on handwork. On day one, students will learn and make hooks, leaves, bottle openers meat flippers, rivets, and nails.   On days 2 & 3 students will be tasked to create objects of their own designs. Past projects...

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Making the old new again: The Village Blacksmith of Gloucester County

We had a great spread (front page and carried over to page 4) published in the Daily Press: George Cramer is the owner of the Village Blacksmith shop at Gloucester Courthouse. George loves to work with iron inside his blacksmithing shop in Gloucester Village. George is starting up his fire to make his colonel type Creset Fire Basket for orders inside his blacksmithing shop. Frances Hubbard Contact Reporter fhubbard@dailypress.com "Blacksmithing is a humbling craft. There is always something new to learn ... It's constantly challenging." GLOUCESTER — George Cramer, the owner of Village Blacksmith in Gloucester, took an interest in working with metal at an early age. As a teen working with his father at his refuse company in New...

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