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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
- 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 Traditional Blacksmithing, The Bergland Hårvard$58.00
THE ART OF TRADITIONAL BLACKSMITHING; A Norwegian Perspective, is a masterpiece that joins tradition with wisdom and creativity. It presents Håvard Bergland's overview of the blacksmithing trade as a whole. Bergland systematically documents the blacksmithing trade by gathering and presenting skills, techniques and ideas that he has tried out in the forge himself. The book is largely self-explainatory and offers advice, ideas and inspiration to anyone who wants to be involved in blacksmithing.
It is throughly illustrated with more than 400 color photos and nearly 700 drawings.
Format: Hardcover; Dimentions: 8 1/2" x 10 1/2"; Pages: 394; Illustrations & Photos: over 1,000Learn More
- Art of Wrought Metalwork for House and Garden Schmirler, Otto$80.00
The Art of Wrought Metalwork for House and Garden displays ironwork for buildings, past and present. Wrought ironwork on a building has the double function of protection and ornamentation, and here both functions will be emphasized. In selecting drawings and photographs for this book it is assumed that the reader has already learned the ABCs of forging iron, and possesses this basic knowledge. Many details, however, are provided that can help both the qualified wrought-iron craftsman and someone who wishes to begin learning the trade. These beautiful photographs also provide the architecht and potential home owner with ideas for the newest project.Learn More
Format: Hardcover Dimensions: 9” x 11” Pages: 296 Illustrations: 600
- 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
- Beauty in the Shadows Putnam. Nol$56.00
BEAUTY IN THE SHADOWS: Wrought Iron in the Washington National Cathedral
Visitors coming to the Washington National Cathedral are often overwhelmed by the impact of the physical setting. What many do not notice on the first visit, though, is what some would call the most impressive work of all in the Cathedral's fabric: the ironwork of Washington National Cathedral. Now with this guide the intricate detail of the cathedral's ironwork is revealed in beautiful and often surprising ways. Nol Putnam's book, 'Beauty in the Shadows,' Barry Bem's research, Christopher Budny's and James Pittman's photography provide a corrective way for all of us to experience this ironwork in its entire intricate splendor. It is the definitive catalogue and guide to the ironwork of the Washington National Cathedral. (The Rt. Rev. Gary Hall, Dean, Washington National Cathedral)
AND – for those, who live far away and only contemplate a visit to the National Cathedral, this book can serve as the econmical traveler's substitute for such a trip. It might even whet their appetite for the real thing.
Format: Hard Cover Dimentions: 12 1/4" x 9 1/4" Pages: 192 pages Illustrations: 260Learn More
- 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: 800Learn More
- Bowie Knives Batson, James$12.00
Coffin Handle BOWIE KNIVES is a booklet on how to recreate a contemporary Bowie Knife in the style of William and Samuel Butcher or George Woodhead. It is intended to be a primer for anyone interested in Old Bowies. It can also be a starting point or an entry into the world of Antique Bowie Knives. The maker should be proud of his workmanship and proudly display his name as the maker. Studying old knives and learning new skills in making the handcrafted Bowie Knife of old is a rewarding experience.
Format: Soft cover Dimentions: 8 1/2" x 11" Pages: 16 Illustrations: 17Learn More