Georg André wants to be a smith’s apprentice
August 2010: Georg André Poverud (18) has one big wish: to become a smith’s apprentice. He hopes his efforts with the new Oseberg ship will help him attain his dream.
This summer he has been an eager volunteer and learnt a lot from his cooperation with Viking smith Hans Johnny Hansen.
"I’m interested in history and fascinated by working with iron,” says Georg André pumping the bellows. "It would be really cool to become a traditional blacksmith, but I need an apprenticeship first.”
Chairman of the Foundation, Einar Chr. Erlingsen promises to do what he can to help him. "Georg André is a very skilled young man. We think it’s positive and exciting that he wants to learn such a traditional trade,” says Erlingsen.
Wants to join in: Georg André Poverud (left) wants to become a blacksmith and has worked as a volunteer all summer. Svein Olav Skogli (23) from Offerdal in Sogn is a ...READ WHOLE ARTICLE