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- 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
- Artist Blacksmithing DVD Parkinson, Peter$74.95
"Techniques in Action" explains the fundamental techniques of working with hot iron and steel, and suggests how those techniques can be used creatively in designs. Set in his own workshop, it is a rare opportunity to see a leading blacksmith in action. With the roar of the forge, the dancing of the flames and the glow of hot metal, the film captures the romance and magic of using fire to transform a piece of iron.
Peter Parkinson has long been an inspiration to blacksmiths: his enthusiasm for the craft alongside his recognized talent makes him an exceptional tutor. In this double DVD, he brings his own insight to the craft while explaining both the processes and pitfalls.
DVD ONE: Introduction - Tapering - Upsetting, Spreading - Hot cutting - Punching
DVD TWO: Twisting - Bending - Joining - Toolmaking - Finishing - Afterward
Aprox. Running Time 154 minutesLearn More
- Blacksmith Basics 2 DVD Rupert, Bob$20.00
Bob Rupert invites you into an 1880's blacksmith shop to show you how to start a coal fire and how to heat a piece of metal. After lighting the fire he explains how to make coke which you will use for you fire. If you are interested in starting into blacksmithing, this video will encourage you to try this craft by seeing the ease with which Bob works the metal. If you are an accomplished blacksmith, you can enjoy Bob's blacksmith and teaching techniques.
DVD apx. 62 minutesLearn More
- Blacksmithing Primer, A DVD McDaniel, Randy$140.00
A Blacksmithing Primer is a course in Basic and Intermediate Blacksmithing. It is a 3 DVD set over 6 hours long.
Randy McDaniel has taught basic and advanced workshops at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA., Penland School of Crafts, J.C. Campbell Craft School, Appalachian Center for Crafts, Peters Valley Craft School and the 1990 Artist-Blacksmith Association of North America's International Conference at Alfred, NY.Learn More