A Jobbing forge in a village

This animation is presented by yoiko-san

On most days, on my way back from primary school, I had taken a view of a workshop of my father.
The sharp metallic sound caused by forging was heared as "Ton-ten-kan,Ton-ten-kan".
Metal rod at white heat is forged its both edges into flat shape. At next action, metal rod is bent into circle shape, and edges which are flat-shaped are lied one upon another and connected into one rod circle.
Next one rod circle is connected both edges into circle in shape of chain cross, and so on.
I feel it was a kind of magic. I thought why metal rod are able to bend and why both edges are able to connect one rod ?
I who was a child had gazed earnestly at emited sparks until the evening closed in.

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