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Blacksmiths and Carpenter

Geevor carpenter at work

Each mine usually had its own blacksmith and carpenter.

 The blacksmith would carry out jobs such as reforging (reshaping) the drills, as well as mending and refurbishing all manner of metal equipment and tools.The Carpenter would  make, and repair all wooden objects and structures around the mine, especially in the mill.

 

Photograph reproduced with the kind permission of the David Wills collection held by the  Geevor Archive

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