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    Art of Blacksmithing, The Bealer, Alex W.
    $9.95

    The Art of Blacksmithing

    Revised edition

    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 500

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    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: 700

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    Art of Welding, The Galvery, William
    $24.95

    Over William Galvery's long professional career as an educator and hands-on-welder he offers us his acclaimed welding insight and everyday tips and tricks.This unique and original book provides complete, in-depth coverage of the equiptment and techniques used in the most popular welding processes: Oxyacetylele, stick welding, MIG welding and TIG welding. Each chapter contains the pros and cons of each process and information on equiptment, setup, materials, safety, and welding techniques. It provides sound footing for the novice welder.

    Format:   Soft Cover  Dimentions:   8 1/2" x 11"   Pages:  256   Illustrations: 225

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    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: 250

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    Bent Iron Work Hasluck, Paul N.
    $9.95

    This handbook on BENT IRON WORK  Including Elementary Art Metal Work by Paul N. Hasluck contains, in a form convient for everyday use, a comprehensive digest of the knowledge of bent iron work and elementary art metal work.

    Format:  Soft Cover   Dimentions:  5 1/2" x 8 1/2"  Pages:160   Illustrations: 270

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    Blacksmith and his Art, The Hawley, J.E.
    $18.00

    The Blacksmith and his Art 

     King of the Crafts

    This is the story of blacksmithing. It deals in detail with the eight basic operations of smithing and how one may today apply those centuries old pioneer methods in forging new treasures for future generations. It is one of the most comprehensive guides to mestering the essential skills of blacksmithing. It serves as a basic textbook, guide, and inspiration for contemporary artisans and craftsmen.  A great introduction for young readers.

    Format: Softcover.   Dimensions: 8 12" x 11"   Pages: 176   Illustrations: 298

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    Blacksmith's Cookbook, The: Recipes in Iron Whitaker, Francis
    $40.00

    NEW reprint with index!

    This book is the result of ten years of workshops, demonstrations and master classes. The idea of the title for 'The Blacksmith's Cookbook' was to give credit to blacksmith's wives, especially my own. There is a similarity between forges and kitchens, basic equiptment, basic tools and the often exquisite results. A large part of my success is due to the devoted help of my wife, and I am sure this applies to many other smiths. F.W.

    Format: Softcover - spiral bound.   Dimentions: 6" x 9 1/2"   Pages: 153   Illustrations: 144

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    Blacksmith's Craft, A Dixon, George
    $28.00

    The Legacy of Francis Whitaker: Vol I

    This is a compendium for blacksmiths at any level to preserve techniques and processes essential for the mastery of all levels of traditional blacksmithing. The beautiful illustrations and clearly demonstrated techniques make this the book to become the standard by which all others will be measured.

    Format: Hardcover.   Dimensions: 8" x 10"   Pages: 157   Illustrations: 800

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