A Blacksmith is a professional who works with metals such as iron, shaping them into useful or decorative shapes. Blacksmiths forge iron for industrial, commercial, domestic and artistic purposes. If you’re creative and like working with your hands – this could be the career for you!


Coppersmiths work mainly with non- ferrous metal such as copper and brass, manufacturing cylinders, pipes and cisterns.


Goldsmiths design, make, alter and repair items generally made of gold, such as rings, bracelets, necklaces and earrings.

Roll Turner

The trade name of a Roll Turneris descriptive of the work. A metal blank is formed (turned) to a specific shape required for the rolling of steel in a rolling mill. Railway rails are one of the products made by a roll turner.