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January 12, 2011

The Blacksmith

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Produced by: Mike Plummer
Original Air Date: January 12, 2011

Skeeter Prather is a master blacksmith who has hammered and shaped the "black metal" since the great depression, he's also a lot of fun to interview. Arguably the father of modern civilization, find out why the blacksmith is the most important of all the metal smiths. Plus, Skeeter tells us about the tools and techniques of a craft that is fading into the past, the blacksmith.

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