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Speaking of Precision is a knowledge preservation and thought leadership blog covering the precision machining industry, its materials and services. With over 36 years of hands on experience in steelmaking, manufacturing, quality, and management, Miles Free (Milo) Director of Industry Research and Technology at PMPA helps answer "How?" "With what?" and occasionally "Really?"

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Love of Craft- Britain’s Oldest Blacksmith

Posted November 16, 2012 11:11 AM by Milo

Over 70 years working the forge.

"It's a wonderful craft, the king of trades, really."

We've come a long way in our shops from the days of the blacksmith, but Hardy Fred Harriss explains the love all of us as craftsmen have for our Craft.

Screen shot from video.

Watch his video here.

What is your "love of craft story/ How did you get interested in precision machining?

Editor's Note: CR4 would like to thank Milo for sharing this blog entry, which originally appeared here.

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11/16/2012 10:37 PM

I wonder if Del could get a few bodkin points from this craftsman?

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11/18/2012 6:15 AM

... mmmm bodkin pointsDel

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11/17/2012 11:16 PM

Skill is forever.

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11/17/2012 11:22 PM

Sadly it is not. The lucky ones can have it for a lifetime.

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