Items 25-32 of 40
- Metalworking Hasluck, Paul N.$14.95
Metalworking, by master blacksmith Paul N Hasluck, is a classic guide filled with more than 2,000 beautiful black-and-white illustrations and clear, comprehensive instructions, offering everything you need to know to turn a chunk of metal into a useful and well-crafted product. Metalworking is ideal for all metalwork enthusiasts. Whether you are a handyman or handywoman looking to dabble in soldering, or are serious about fine-tuning your craftmanship, Hasluck's book of timeless tips and procedures will quickly become your go-to guide.
Format: Softcover Dimentions: 6" x 9" Pages: 760 Illustrations: over 2,000Learn More
- Metalworking Trades In Early America Kauffman, Henry J$18.00
Metalworking Trades in Early America provides an excellent overview for both collectors and artisans. They are all here: The blacksmith, whitesmith, edge tool maker, cutler, locksmith, wheelwright, gunsmith, nailer, and tinsmith.
Format: Softcover. Dimensions: 8.5" x 11" Pages: 168 Illustrations: 210Learn More
- Mousehole Forge Postman, Richard$25.00
Between approximately 1800 and 1860 Mousehole Forge of Sheffield, England was the premier anvil maker of the world. How could a small manufacturer restricted to about one acre of land with a forge shop having just 9,000 square feet, using primarily water power to drive their antiquated helve hammers and other equipment, compete so successfully with other famous English anvil makers, using more modern methods and machinery. For well over 200 years anvils have been made at Mousehole Forge, which for two centuries, at least, was the only works of its kind in the world.
This is the story of this small company and their anvils.
Format: Softcover. Dimensions: 8.5" x 11.25" Pages: 120 Illustrations: 190Learn More
- My Life As An Artist Blacksmith Whitaker, Francis$38.00
My Life As An Artist Blacksmith
An autobiography of the legendary Francis Whitaker. It includes his year with Samuel Yellin, two years in Berlin with Julius Schramm followed by his years on his own in California, Aspen and finally Carbondale, Colorado.
BOTH THIS WHITAKER BOOK AND HIS BOOK 'BEAUTIFUL IRON' plus the bonus of the translation of JULIUS SCHRAMM's book: ALL FOR THE SALE PRICE OF $60
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 8. 1/2" x 11" Pages: 121 Illustrations: 29Learn More
- Norwegian Knife Making Bergland Hårvard$56.00
The knife as a tool or a weapon is one of the oldest artifacts in the world. It has been feared, loved and hated throughout the ages.
Hardly any other country in the world comes close to Norway in terms of knife traditions. It is not so long ago that the knife was just as indespensable as car keys are today. The knife was the last thing you checked for before going to work.
This book tells about knife making and the forging of knives. The author had as a goal to record and illustrate the essentials of other edge tools. He hopes in this way to be able to contribute to the preservation of this part of his cultural heritage and that as many people as possible share in the creative joy of making a knife.
Format: Hardcover Dimentions: 9" x 11 1/4" Pages: 232 Illustrations: 400
- Plain And Ornamental Forging Schwarzkopf, Ernst$21.95
Schwarzkopf has endeavored to meet the need of furnishing a richly illustrated and fully ex[laines work on the science and art of plain and art metal forging. The attempt has been made to furnish simple and detailed drawings illustration each important operation. The book is designed primarily to assist the beginner in learning both the theory and practice of forge work through self-instruction.
Format: Softcover. Dimensions: 5" x 7.75" Pages: 296 Illustrations: 531Learn More
- Professional Smithing Streeter, Donald$22.95
Traditional Techniques for Decorative Ironwork, Whitesmithing, Hardware, Toolmaking & Locksmithing Traditional smithing techniques are presented clearly including toolmaking, white smithing and lock smithing. Included early hand forged kitchen utensils, fireplace tools, locks, keys, hinges, latches, hooks, springs and more. Invaluable to blacksmiths, collectors, historians, and restorers alike.
Format: Softcover. Dimensions: 8.5" x 11" Pages: 144 Illustrations: 257Learn More
- Ships' Figureheads Hansesn, Hans-Jürgen und Hansen< Clas Broder$23.95
This is the story of the carved wooden bow decoration that once adorned almost every stem of every wooden ship under sail. Hans Jürgen Hansen and Clas Broder Hansen begin with a report on the mythological origin of the bow decoration, which had a long life in seafaring superstition. It shows the development of figureheads from the Polynesians, Phoenicians, and Vikings to the high point of the gloriously decorated Renaissance and Baroque ships. Then it moves on to the imaginative, original variety of the figureheads of the 18th and 19th Centuries, the last windjammers and the school sailing ships that are still in use today. It details the different types of figureheads as well as the sculptors who made them.
Format: Hardcover. Dimentions: 6 1/2" x 9 1/4" Pages:128 Illustrations: 133