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The Complete Modern Blacksmith

By: Alexander G. Weygers

Price: $32.95

Publisher: USA, Ten Speed Press: 1997

Seller ID: 9780898158960

ISBN: 0898158966

Condition: New


Teach yourself the lost arts of blacksmithing, tool design, and tool repair. Design, forge, and fix your own tools, hardware, and household accessories with master craftsman and teacher Alexander G. Weygers. The Complete Modern Blacksmith contains clear, step-by-step instructions and hundreds of the author's own detailed drawings, bringing scores of time-honored techniques to modern artisans - experienced craftsmen and beginners alike. This unique resource brings together three popular but long-out-of-print classics: - The Modern Blacksmith, which covers everything from developing the corre... View more info

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

By: Charles McRaven

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2005

Seller ID: 9781580175937

ISBN: 1580175937

Condition: New


Get that metal hot and start hammering! Setting up your own forge and crafting everyday items is easier than you might think. Charles McRaven guides you through the process of building a forge from recycled materials, acquiring tools, and learning basic blacksmithing techniques. With simple methods, easy-to-follow photographs, and insightful tips, McCraven opens up your smithing world to endless possibilities. You'll soon be creating items of lasting beauty and durability from iron and steel. About the Author: Charles McRaven is a stonemason and blacksmith, nationally known for building and r... View more info

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The Skills of a Blacksmith Volume 2: Mastering the Fundamentals of Leaf-work *** TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK ***

By: Mark Aspery

Price: $109.95

Publisher: USA, Mark Aspery: 2009

Seller ID: 003671

ISBN: 0981548016

Condition: New


These books are designed to lead the blacksmith along a set course of technique and understanding. Mark begins with a leafing hammer and takes you through the necessary tools to form many types of leaves. He then continues his instruction from Roses to Ginko and many more. This is a large book of over 300 pages measuring 28.5 x 22 x 2.1 cm (11.25" x 8.75") and contains an amazing number of images - over 1300!! Mark Aspery is an exceptional smith and instructor. You will profit from the knowledge you will gain in this excellent book. View more info

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The Skills of a Blacksmith Volume 3: Mastering The Fundamentals Of Traditional Joinery

By: Mark Aspery

Price: $109.95

Publisher: USA, Mark Aspery: 2013

Seller ID: 003672

ISBN: 0981548091

Condition: New


This volume guides the blacksmith in developing the technical skills and understanding necessary for forging traditional joints. A text for the intermediate to advanced blacksmith. This book demonstrates the techniques needed to complete a variety of traditional or period appropriate mechanical joinery and the tooling required. This is not a project book. Heel tenons, collars, square corners, punching and drifting and tool-making are some of the subjects included within the book. This is the third book in a series designed to lead the beginning blacksmith upon a curriculum of training and expe... View more info

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The Skills of a Blacksmith Volume 1: Mastering the Fundamentals of Blacksmithing *** TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK ***

By: Mark Aspery

Price: $109.95

Publisher: USA, Mark Aspery: 2006

Seller ID: 003673

ISBN: 0981548008

Condition: New


These books are designed to lead the blacksmith along a set course of technique and understanding. Mastering the Fundamentals of Blacksmithing' is an expanded collection of course text from the author's own blacksmith school. This book represents 120 hours of student learning in a project based home workshop environment. The author leads the student from the basic tenets of blacksmithing through to more complex projects step-by-step. An emphasis is placed on guiding the smith through making, heat treating and using his/her own tools throughout the book. Each project builds upon the last. The b... View more info

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The Artist Blacksmith : Design and Techniques

By: Peter Parkinson

Price: $59.95

Publisher: UK, Crowood Press: 2002

Seller ID: 9781861264282

ISBN: 1861264283

Condition: New


The Artist Blacksmith is the essential handbook for anyone interested in bringing a creative, contemporary approach to this ancient craft, and for those already hooked who want to improve and expand their skills. Topics covered include: the range and use of tools and materials; fundamental blacksmithing processes; working at the anvil, drawing down, bending, upsetting and spreading, hot cutting, punching, and finally, twisting and joining. Illustrated with over 200 diagrams and photographs, The Artist Blacksmith will provide an introduction to the beginner and valuable information for the more... View more info