The Art of Blacksmithing

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Harper & Row, 1984 - Business & Economics - 487 pages
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Combines a detailed history of the ancient craft with a guide for the beginner interested in starting his own forge

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I got this as a reference, for a novel in which one of the characters works as a blacksmith, but it's pretty interesting in its own right. I would like to learn this art as a hobby, and when I tackle ... Read full review

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"The Art of Blacksmithing" is nothing short of an essential text to any smith. Want to know how to hammer weld? Bealer has you covered. Upsetting some iron to make an animal headed cane? That's here ... Read full review

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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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