My shop have needful tools and machinery for work with a steel. Anvil, forge, tongs and hamers are necessary for every blacksmith shop.
Before a new project I do desing in real scale on the board. For heating a material have coke forge or gas furnace.
Some techniques, for example bending, punching, upseting, cuting or welding are use for centuries.
I using modern technologies and machinery too, for more efficient work.
Gates, railing or others external works are galvanized as rust protection.
And than sprayed by acrylic paints. Indoor works are waxed or varnished.