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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 Nouveau Santi, Frederico & Gacher, John$49.95
Art Nouveau: Ironwork of Austria & Hungary
Enjoy the exciting Art Nouveau used in balconies, gates and doorways throughout the streets of cities in Austria and Hungary, 500 vivid photos show the many, varied interpretations of Art Nouveau forms used in balustrades and balconies, lanterns and gates, doorways, elevator door fa ades, and more. This book will inspire many to make new travel plans and will delight everyone with a passion for beautiful decorative ironwork.
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 11 1/4" x 8 3/4" Pages: 240 Illustrations: 500Learn More
- 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
- Chain Making by Hand in the English Black Country$9.95
"Chain Making By Hand" offers a guide to the chain making industry that flourished in an area of England to the north and west of Birmingham known as the Black Country from the end of the 18th century to the third quarter of the 20th century. The name "BLACK COUNTRY" predates the Industrial Revolution and was likely used because the surface exposed coal deposits in that area. For over a century the local skies were blackened and the soot droppings turned the entire countryside black.
Format: Softcover Dimentions: 5 5/8" x 8 1/4" Pages: 44 Illustrations: 35Learn More
- Dictionary Of American Hand Tools Sellens, Alvin$39.95
A Pictorial Synopsis
Here is the greatest assembly of hand tools ever assembled. It is a fascinating chronicle of nearly every tool ever used in North America, including ancient tools used by Native Americans; Trade tools used to create coaches, pianos, ships, and saddles; tools for harvesting farm goods, turpentine, and ice; and tools for fine bookbinding and watch repair.The tools are organized according to profession, from Beekeeper to Wheelwright, and will fascinate today's practitioners of these trades and hobbies.
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 9" x 12" Pages: 546 Illustrations: over 4,500Learn More
- Hammered Copper Baum, Sandy$29.99
South of Mexico City in the state of Michoacan, in the small city of Santa Clara del Cobre, (meaning copper) lived two families of copper smiths, the Angels (An-hill) and the Punzos. Their techniques are so ancient that they go all the way back to the copper age that preceded the Bronze Age three thousand years ago. Hammered Copper presents wonderful examples of copper from this area. From nothing more than a chunk or flat sheet of metal, artists here have spent centuries creating both uneful adn decorative items with specially made hand tools.
Format: Hard cover Dimentions: 11 1/4" x 8 3/4" Pages: 160 Illustrations: 375Learn More
- Metals Shaping Our World Zronik, John$9.95
METALS Shaping our world shows us the value of metal, from building the space shuttle to preserving food in tin cans. People depend on metals every day of their lives. Almost everything we make or use today contains some amount of metal. Humans have been using metals for more than 5,000 years. Tools and weapons were the first objects made from metals. A clear, valuable book for young readers.
Format: Soft Cover Dimentions: 8 1/4" x 11" Pages: 32 Illustrations: 50Learn 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