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Metalworking is the shaping of metals to create single parts, assemblies, or large scale buildings/objects. There are many ways of shaping metal, including machining, metalspinning, forging, casting, goldsmith and fabricating. Humans have been working metal for close to 7000 years.[source?]

A man metalworking.

During metalworking, the shape and dimensions of the metal change, the desired shape is given to the parts using one or more metalworking methods. The reliability of any production, any metal structure depends on the quality of metalworking.[1]

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  1. Metalworking and its goals.