Blacksmiths forge and repair metal parts; make striking and cutting tools; make, sharpen or harden drills; chisel; and perform custom work including ornamental railings, gates, grilles, and furniture.
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Apprentice wage increases with skill and experience. Fully qualified workers average $16.00-$22.00 per hour.