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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
- All the Knots You Need Lee, R. S.$16.00
The strength of ALL THE KNOTS YOU NEED TO KNOW lies not only in the clear illustrations of the knots but in the practical information that accompanies them. It tells you which materials are best for different purposes, the strength for various materials and sizes, which fibers have maximum resistance to chemical and ultra-violet esposure and which fibers best resist wear and rot. It shows you how to make a workable rope ladder.
Format: Soft cover Dimentions: 6" x 9" pages: 84 Illustrations: 112Learn More
- Amazing History of Early Weapons, The American Machinist Magazine$12.00
The Amazing History of EARLY WEAPONS contains articles from 1918 Issues of the American Machinist Magazine. These articles cover: Cannon Making in Past Centuries; Musket Manufacture in Past Centuries; Early Attempts at Submarine Building; Modern Hand Grenades; Early History of the Marine Torpedo; Ancient Helmet Making; Development of Gun Manufacture; The Forerunner of the Tank; Fighting with Fire in Ancient Times; Early Attempts at Rapid-Firing Guns; Making Boring Bars for Big Guns and Intrenchments and the Wire Barrier.
Format: Soft Cover Dimentions: 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" Pages: 120 Illustrations: 110Learn 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
- Antique Swords & Daggers Veleanu, Mircea$55.00
Antique Swords & Daggers is a fascinating collection of edged weapons from Europe, America, the Middle East, Asia, Japan, and Africa. It includes their characteristics, historical uses, and current values.
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 9" x 12" Pages: 288 Illustrations: 1290Learn More
- Anvils In America Postman, Richard$65.00
Anvil's In America
Hailed as the definitive resource and standard reference book for blacksmiths, anvil collectors, and anyone interested in historical tools, Richard Postman's Anvils in America is the culmination of 15 years of meticulous research. It is an invaluable reference book as well as a chronicle of anvil manufacturers, tools and people integral to the development of our country.
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 8 3/4" x 11 1/4" Pages: 552 Illustrations: 768Learn 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