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Crofter

Blacksmithing

Hi all.  I'm a blacksmith (not a farrier!) so am happy to advise on metal, metalworking, tools etc.
kate

Sorry to sound thick but what’s the difference?    

Just looked it up now I know rolleyes.gif  
Crofter

Just so you know, both Blacksmiths and Farriers get upset if addressed wrongly!  Actually, up until the mid 1970's they were mostly one and the same thing but the law changed and made it illegal to shoe a horse unless you were a registered farrier. From that point the two trades went seperate ways.  Farriers being mostly mobile and blacksmiths doing mostly ornamental and industrial work.

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