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Happy Birthday Mr. President!


Donald Trump talking to would be apprentice.  Blacksmiths get the best women.
Why do you deserve to be my apprentice, Ashton?

Well, Mr. Trump, I'm dedicated, driven and I understand business.

Business? No, No. . . . I'm looking for an apprentice blacksmith.
I want to pass on my knowledge.

Really? YOU? Is there money in blacksmithing?

Come closer,
(whispering)     Blacksmiths get the best women.



Blacksmiths also need to be trained in business. Most blacksmiths are self employed and do everything themselves. That means needing to know how to calculate shop costs and make estimates that don't lose money. Many modern blacksmiths are in the same boat as "starving artists". The reason being the lack of basic business and accounting skills neither of which are taught by art, craft or trade schools (unless your "trade" is accounting).

Comic of the day! Don't miss it!

Mousehole in wall, sign 'The Mouse Hole Forge', three mice in hole forging an anvil with a power hammer. Reminisant to 'The Last Anvil Makers' by Nathan Green.

Mousehole Forge



The Last Anvil Makers by Nathan Green

Mousehole Forge by Richard Postman


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