Blacksmith Training

In Wale Wale in North Ghana 10 traditional blacksmith enterprises were trained and equipped in six successive years.
A blacksmith association was established where the members can get small loans for the purchase of raw materials needed for their production.
Important topics in the training were:

- Introduction of working tables instead of working on the ground.
- Introduction of electrical hand tools.
- Use of vernier calliper.
- Improvement of workshop layout and use of drawings.

All masters after a training on the lot of "The Central Workshop" behind the two demonstration models of the rope pump:

Instruction in the Central Workshop: How to use the drillpress for tapping:

Download hier: Van traditionele smid naar constructie werkplaats.pdf

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