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Interview with Daniel Boone VI, blacksmith

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  • This is a transcript of an interview of blacksmith Daniel Boone VI conducted by Edward Dupuy in 1965. Boone had a forge in both Banner Elk and Spruce Pine; he produced and sold metalwork during the Craft Revival period. In this interview, Boone talks about the generations of this family that have done blacksmithing as well as his own restoration work for the town of Williamsburg, Virginia, making the iron ornaments used in colonial houses. He tells about a steam engine he built and ran. The interview finishes with information about the surface finish of iron objects. Dupuy's 1967 book "Artisans of the Appalachians" contains an essay on Boone that is based on this interview.
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Object’s are ‘parent’ level descriptions to ‘children’ items, (e.g. a book with pages).

  • This is a transcript of an interview of blacksmith Daniel Boone VI conducted by Edward Dupuy in 1965. Boone had a forge in both Banner Elk and Spruce Pine; he produced and sold metalwork during the Craft Revival period. In this interview, Boone talks about the generations of this family that have done blacksmithing as well as his own restoration work for the town of Williamsburg, Virginia, making the iron ornaments used in colonial houses. He tells about a steam engine he built and ran. The interview finishes with information about the surface finish of iron objects. Dupuy's 1967 book "Artisans of the Appalachians" contains an essay on Boone that is based on this interview.