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Here are three videos that were made at the time of restoring the Smiddy in 1997.

How to make a horseshoe.

Ian Wade, formerly a judge at the Highland Show blacksmithing contest, makes and fits a horseshoe in the Smiddy.

Restoration of Strachur Smiddy. 

Ian Wade chats about the tools and their uses.

Smiddy Opening day, 1997. 

Many local characters when they were younger. Warning - it includes a very corny joke.