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A traditional blacksmith is hoping to pass his skills to the next generation by offering courses at his 150 year old forge before he retires from the craft. <br />
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Greg Abel, 66, spent his early life as a computer programmer until he discovered the 'magic' of metal-work in his 40s. <br />
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What began as a hobby developed into a vocation and Greg trained himself as a blacksmith before stumbling by chance upon the forge in the Dartmoor National Park in 2000. <br />
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The semi-retired tradesman now teaches at the Moreton Forge in Moretonhampstead which adjoins to his cottage.