INTRODUCTIONMy grandparents worked in a bar, a jobwhich has not changed much up to now.I decided to investigate two works thatwere popular in the past and have nownearly disappeared. I hope you like it
SHARPENERThe sharpener was the person who went acrossthe city on his bike or motorcycle to sharpeninstruments such as knives or scissors. Theywere also responsible for mending umbrellasand sharpening pencils.In the mid-twentieth century, sharpeners beganto settle in large cities. With the arrival ofcapitalism, based on consumption in Spain, thecraft was lost. Today, in some countries it is stilla job like any other.
Did you know ..?Until not long ago, the sharpener carriedhis tools on a bicycle or motorcycle.In modern times, throughout the twentiethcentury, sharpeners tended to settle inurban areas such as markets or streets.They moved around the streets of the cityor town and announced their arrival with asmall flute or a whistle.
BLACKSMITHHe was the person who created objectsfrom iron or steel by forging the metal.With the arrival of the industrial revolution,smiths leave some villages to be only incertain populations. They have latelynearly disappeared.
Did you know ..?Blacksmiths work by heating the parts of iron orsteel. They model them with tools like hammers.A blacksmith with enough experience can workrefined-looking products that combine talent andoriginality.One of the special tasks of some blacksmithsinvolves nailing or putting horse shoes onhorses hooves. These workers are known asfarriers.