Art of Blacksmithing, The

by Bealer, Alex W.
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978-0-7858-0395-91

The Art of Blacksmithing

Revised edition

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 500

This unique book covers every aspect of this fascinating art, the fundamental craft on which the civilization of the Iron Age was built. 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.

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Author Bealer, Alex W.
Publisher Castle Books
ISBN 978-0-7858-0395-9
Dimensions 5.5 x 8.5
Format Hardcover
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