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Blacksmiths are people who create objects out of iron or steel using an assortment of tools to mold the metal into the desired shape. Both cold forging (metal at room temperature) and hot forging (metal heated until it glows) are used to create items ranging from wrought-iron gates to sculptures. Find here websites personal, commercial and/or academic pertaining to blacksmithing, tools, supplies or completed objects. Pictured: "The Forge" (circa 1819) by Francisco de Goya y Lucientes (1746-1828).