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- ABCs of Blacksmithing, The Wolf, Fridolin$28.00
ABCs of Blacksmithing
Examples Step by Step
These clear step-by-step examples will give the adventurous beginner confidence and will offer new insight to the experienced smith. Lots of good photos to help you on your way.
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 8" x 10" Pages: 199 Illustrations: 532Learn More
- ABCs of Early Americana Sloane, Eric$12.95
A Sketchbook of Inventions, Curiosities, and Lore
Beautifully arranged in an A-Z format, the noted artist Eric Sloane presents this rich and varied collections of American firsts – from the salt box house to basketball, hex signs to ear trumpets, popcorn to rocking chairs. Taking his cue from early Americans' interest in the lore and beauty of the English alphabet, Sloane arranged this beautifully illustrated book in an A-Z format, decorating each page with his own fine hand lettering and including a brief caption to elucidate the origin and use of every subject he pictured.
Format: Softcover. Dimensions: 8 1/2" x 11" Pages: 30 Illustrations: 52Learn More
- Art of Blacksmithing, The Bealer, Alex W.$9.95
The Art of Blacksmithing
This unique book covers every aspect of this fascinating art, the fundamental craft on which the civilization of the Iron Age was built. It is perfect for craftsmen who want to set up a blacksmith shop, and for lovers of history and craft alike. It describes and illustrates the equipment and the techniques developed in more that six thousand years of working iron by hand. It reflects respect for the specialized skills of the smith and the excitement of the village smithy, which so recently disappeared from the Western world.
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" Pages: 438 Illustrations: over 500Learn More
- Art of Casting in Iron, The Bolland, Simpson$12.95
The Art of Casting in Iron
by Simpson Bolland
The Art of Casting in Iron was first published in 1893. It has long since made its mark in the field of blacksmithing, offering handymen everything they need to know to make appliances, chains, and statues, and to repair broken castings the old-fashioned way. From founding statues and the art of taking casts to pattern modeling and sectional molding, this practical guideboook provides all of the need-to-know basics and more. With simple, easy to understand instructions and detailed formulas, tables, and illustrations, The Art of Casting Iron guides the reader step-by-step through the iron casting process, making it the perfect companion for novice metal founders and industry professionals.
Format: Soft cover Dimentions: 6" x 9" Pages: 392 Illustrations: 200Learn More
- Art of Fine Tools, The Nagyszalanczy, Sandor$25.00
The Art of Fine Tools is a rich visual feast celebrating the world's most amazing tools. Included in this beautifully photographed book are measuring instruments, handplanes, saws and other cutting tools, striking and drilling tools, Asian treasures, incredible miniatures, ingenious foot-powered machines, and inprobable combination tools. Each photo is accompanied by detailed notes that provide intriguing historical and technical details about the tool.
Format: Softcover. Dimentions: 10" x 10" Pages: 231 Illustrations: over 300Learn More
- Art of Mechanical Drawing, The Willard, William F$9.95
A Practical Course for Drafting and Design
Better understand the basic, elegant elements of architecture by learning the classic art of hand drafting in this step-by-step guide; originally published by Popular Mechanics in 1912. Before our modern age of computer-aided design, apprentice draftmen perfected their art by hand. Manual drafting was once a prized skill. Now, the editors of Popular Mechanics have revived their classic handbook in a compact form.
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 4 3/4" x 7" Pages: 176 Illustrations: 129Learn More
- Art of Sculpture Welding, The Richardson McCoy, Kristi$29.95
The Art of Sculpture Welding, from Concept to Creation by Kristi McCoy covers the processes of creation 13 projects - from tractors to vases to tricycles - for all skill levels and interests. It is s[ecifically designed for students, beginning welders, hobbyists, and do-it-yourselfers. All plans include a list of materials, dimentions, special notes and safety tips as needed. The book starts with projects on beginning fabrication, teaching how to measure, identify types of steel, use a scribe, a square, plasma, and cutting torches.
Format: Soft cover Dimentions: 8 1/2" x 11" Pages: 320 Illustrations: 700Learn More
- Art of the Weathervane, The Miller, Steven$35.95
In this fascinating study, one of the world's foremost authorities on weathervanes presents new information on this dynamic folk art form. Classic and never-before-seen pieces illustrate the rugged vitality of the weathervane which from the mid-to-late 19th century have come to be considered three-dimensional sculpture, suitable for decorating modern corporate offices and homes.
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 8 1/2" x 11" Pages: 160 Illustrations: 60Learn More