A Blacksmithing Primer: A Course in Basic and Intermediate Blacksmithing
Virtually every task beginning and intermediate blacksmiths must master is presented in this excellent book. Over 400 detailed drawings help increase comprehension levels. This is a reference manual that will be found lying open on the workbench more often than found on the bookshelf and is highly recommended to anyone swinging a hammer to shape hot metal. This is an excellent introduction to this glorious craft and an excellent resource for advancing your knowledge, skills, and vision for blacksmithing.
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angle anvil face back-face bend blacksmithing blower bottom burn carbon chimney clamp clinkers close coal coke cold cold chisel collar color cool craft curve designs diagonal draw drift edge blows finished fire firebox flat stock floor forge welding fork fuller hammer blows hammer face hammer the end handle hardie hole head hinge eye hold horn hot metal inch Round Stock inches long keep look loop mandrel material mild steel mortise and tenon nail Pat Lyon peen piece of metal pintle post vise pritchel hole produce punch push quench quickly radius rat's tail rectangular stock rivet roll scarf scroll jig shape sharp edge shoulder side slack tub slide slit chisel smith square stock straight surface swage temperature tenon tong jaw tool steel turn the bar twist upset vise jaws welding heat wrought iron yellow