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CJ38 A Blacksmith 鍛冶職人
SynopsisThe man begins to make superior gardening shears by placing blade steel onto a piece of heated iron. The metal is repeatedly heated and forged. By repeating this process again and again, the iron gradually takes the shape of shears. Next is the most important stage: grinding the forged blade. This grinding process distinguishes his products.
Keyword: blacksmith, factory, master, craftsman, skill
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