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Hi folks! I read somewhere that real blacksmiths don't wear gloves. Is that the general practice? I'm not afraid of hot stuff flying around, the occasional spark or slag burn... it happens, but I value my hands and I can't imagine not wearing gloves. Am I missing something? Is there some advantage to additional/direct tactile contact? I'd really like to know if you wear gloves... All the time? Just during certain activities? Thanks in advance for your advice and comments. -DM