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ironwork

1. work done in iron, esp decorative work
2. the craft or practice of working in iron

Ironwork

Objects made of cast iron or wrought iron; most often with utilitarian form in colonial America, but thereafter elaborate and ornamental.

ironwork

Objects or parts of objects made of cast iron or wrought iron; initially utilitarian, later often elaborate and ornamental; Also see cast-iron lacework.
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P&GJ: What made you get into the ironworking field?
From this overview it remains unclear as to when the Israelites became skilled in ironworking. The early books of the Bible indicate that the Philistines were more skilled in the technique, but the Israelites may have acquired it by the time of Hezekiah and certainly by 586 BCE.
Among the topics are early post-glacial Palaeolithic flintwork, Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age pottery, ironworking slag, Roman-British small finds, and post-Medieval clay tobacco pipe and glass.
Hailing from the best in metalworking and ironworking educational programmes, Les Compagnons du Devoir for instance, most of them have completed their French Tour, in keeping with the purest craftsmanship tradition.
(4.) While postindustrialism has been characterized by the relatively recent relocation and outsourcing of many forms of mid-century industries such as steel- and ironworking and automobile manufacture/assembly, it should be noted that these types of manual labor have traditionally been associated with blue-collar male bodies.
A: We also do memorials, such as the Local 7 Dorchester Ironworking Memorial, and the Major Taylor Memorial at the Worcester Public Library.
Then there's also steel and ironworking, pin-making, fustian cutting, velvet-making, cottonmilling, glass-blowing and even shipbuilding.
The visitor centre has information on wildlife, plus displays on the industrial past of the Churnet Valley, which includes ironworking, mining, lime kilns and flint mills.
Ironworking was a demanding trade, requiring years of training, so most of the original workers were brought from England, which introduced some challenges for the community.
Across Illinois, in places where unions thrive, construction industry professionals and career and technical education (CTE) teachers of building trades promote similar initiatives to lure students such as DiDomenico into fields that include carpentry, electrical work and ironworking. From career fairs to work-based learning programs, the outreach efforts introduce teens to construction careers, while providing union-supported contractors with qualified candidates for future employment.
Any interested in ironworking art will find it a fine acquisition.
"The biggest thrill in ironworking is when you're getting up 13, 14, 15 floors and you're standing on an 8-inch, 10-inch beam.