The Blacksmith's Craft: A Primer of Tools and Methods

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Storey Pub., 2005 - Crafts & Hobbies - 247 pages
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Here is everything you need to know to make and repair your own metal tools, household items, hardware, or farm equipment. Simple and clear instructions, supplemented by step-by-step photography, show how to build a forge, make or acquire tools, and use those tools to create items of lasting beauty and durability.

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About the author (2005)

Charles McRaven is a stonemason and blacksmith, nationally known for building and repairing dozens of stone structures and log homes. He has written extensively on stone, including the books Building with Stone and Stonework, and articles for Country Journal, Fine Homebuilding, and many regional magazines. He lectures and conducts workshops and private courses in stone construction. Charles lives in Virginia.

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