Adams was a mechanic, and had learned the trades of shoemaking, harness-making, and tinsmithing
during the days of slavery.
The students took on the roles of real Sturbridge children from the 1830s, dressed in authentic period clothing, and became apprentices with the Village craftsmen, learning about blacksmithing, pottery-making and tinsmithing
. Mark Barton of Charlton and Lindsay Tretter of Holden cooked a midday meal.
"The principles and methods of blacksmithing are very similar to that of tinsmithing
The new contract, awarded by Statsbygg (the Norwegian directorate of public construction and property) and valued at NOK152m, covers stone cladding work on walls and roof, roofing, carpentry, work on windows and doors, metal facades, tinsmithing
and masonry work.
The property owner Drott AB was freed from any responsibility for the death and the tinsmithing
industry has claimed that the sentence transferred snowclearing responsibilities from the property owner to contractors.