Blacksmith's Apprentice

Toby Kroll is a blacksmith, the real thing. As a boy he apprenticed in South Jersey with his father. Stephen Nuttall is now learning the ancient craft from Kroll with the support of a New Jersey State Council on the Arts apprenticeship grant. They aren’t making horseshoes anymore, but practical handmade tools which are also beautiful, including traditional South Jersey clam knives and bottle openers.

Produced by Chris Benincasa.

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