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Here is a podcast interview with Rory May, owner of Dirty Smith and co-owner of Dragon Forge in Pine, CO. In the interview he offers advice on how to make blacksmithing a full time profession. Enjoy!
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Hank Rearden
Hello College alternative,
Thank you for posting your interview with Rory May. This was an hour of time well spent. I recommend anybody who is interested in starting in blacksmithing to take a few moments grab a drink and some snacks and enjoy the interview and questions.

Thank you for posting this video on the Iron Forge fire forum.


Really enjoyed watching Rory's tutorials.
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College Alternative
Thanks Hank for the kind words. 

I'm really glad you enjoyed it and you feel as though this episode would be helpful for people.  Rory is a really funny, nice guy, and he's been pretty successful with his business and getting out there in social media. 

I'm hoping with the podcast series to show high schoolers, parents, people looking for careers that there are jobs out there, good, well paying jobs out there, that people can get without having to rack up large amounts of college debt.  I'm going to be having on welders, plumbers, coders, entrepreneurs, bakers, etc., etc.  And they are going to be talking about how to be successful in their professions.  Help provide a path.

Let me know if you have any suggestions.  Thanks again.
James
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Hank Rearden
I think that's a good cause. I'm a truck driver for 33 years now. It's always paid well with benefits me and I always had more work than I could do. Today the push seems to be for college and not often enough for the high paying skilled crafts.
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