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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 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
- Artist Blacksmith, The Parkinson, Peter$45.00
Design and Techniques The Artist Blacksmith is the essential handbook for anyone interested in bringing a creative, contemporary approach to this ancient craft, and for those already hooked who want to improve and expand their skills. It offers a contemporary approach to an ancient craft using fundamental blacksmithing processes. The author describes how to develop a design, then how to realize it, and finally how to assemble and finish the piece.
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 10 1/2" x 9 3/4" Pages: 160 Illustrations: 200Learn More
- Backyard Blacksmith, The Sims, Lorelei$20.00
Traditional Techniques for the Modern Smith
The Backyard Blacksmith shows how - with some patience and a working knowledge of metals, basic tools, and techniques - blacksmithing can be easy to learn and a rewarding hobby. Detailed step-by-step full-color exercises, clear photographs, drawings, and descriptions teach all the universal skills and techniques used to forge iron; like having a master blacksmith by your side. It provides the reader with an understanding of the properties and characteristics of forging hot metal, making the craft accessible to those without previous experience. More than 20 detailed, beautiful and functional step-by-step projects organized by difficulty level including all the techniques needed to succeed. Try it!
Format: Softcover. Dimensions: 8" x 11" Pages: 184 Illustrations: 250Learn More