Here is a video about hand forging (French) shears. The handles are made of iron, while the blades are made of steel. Newer models of French shears are chromed, older ones lack that rust-proof finish. Via http://www.cutterandtailor.com
Negative Space Commissioned by the Crafts Council, UK. Filmed in Savile Row. This short video doc talks about Apprentice Cutters/Pattern Makers and Archivist on Savile Row. I really like the modern feel and editing of the video. Great footage!