?The Blacksmith's Trade / At the Smithy / Powerful Magic and Blacksmith Marriages / All in a Day's Work / A Changing Business / Blacksmith Revival / Further Reading / Places to Visit / Index
David McDougall is a museum and heritage consultant. His first project was to construct the working blacksmith's forge within the boat dock and the Black Country Museum. At the National Waterways Museum in Gloucester, he oversaw the building of Llanthony Yard forge, fitting it out with equipment from redundant forges throughout Britain's canal system. He owns a former village forge.