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- 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
- Antique Iron - English And American Schiffer, Herbert, Peter, and Nancy$49.95
Antique Iron - English And American
15th Century Through 1850
Beautiful photographs and concise descriptions of these European, English and American antique pieces of architectural hardware, fireplace equipment, kitchen utensils, weathervanes, and gates from major museums and private collections will fascinate artists, blacksmiths, collectors, and historians alike.
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 8 1/2" x 11" Pages: 447 Illustrations: 981Learn More
- Anvils.... Through the Ages Plummer, Don$55.00
This is a photographic study of the collection of Tim Kris' of Brasstown, NC. Pieces in this collection date back to the Roman and medieval times and include representations of more recent European and American periods. They are representive of the full sprectrum of tools used by blacksmiths, sawyers, jewelers, farriers and many other metalworking crafters that required the use of a sturdy device to help shape their wares.
An amazing collection!
Format: Hard cover; Dimentions: 13 1/2" x 11 3/4"; Pages: 312; llustrations; 325Learn 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 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
- Blacksmith's and Hammerman's Emporium, A Freund, Douglas$30.00
A Blacksmith's & Hammerman's EMPORIUM is a hard bound Collection of Rare Trade Literature from Ten Prominent Manufacturers of power hammers and forges (including bellows) each with an introduction
Format: Hard cover Dimentions: 6 1/4" x 9 1/4" Pages: 288 Illustrations: 250Learn More
- Blacksmith's Craft, The McRaven, Charles$19.95
A Primer of Tools & Methods
A step-by-step guide to building a simple forge, crafting the basic tools, and learning the techniques to get started in blacksmithing. Easy to follow photos.
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 7" x 9" Pages: 248 Illustrations: over 200Learn More