'The Blacksmith' is a short documentary about Ken Robertson, a modern-day blacksmith. In the early days, the blacksmith was a staple in any town. Now a days, it has become difficult to succeed as a blacksmith, but Ken has adapted by creating a business catering to those who want specialized gates and fences. He enjoys the craft in his blacksmith shop, where he creates one of a kind artistic iron works. The documentary follows Ken while he creates an axe in his shop while he helps us to learn more about the art and skill of working with iron.