Blacksmith's Craft: An Introduction to Smithing for Apprentices & Craftsmen (Fox Chapel Publishing) 37 Foundational Lessons, Step-by-Step Instructions, Essential Knowledge, & Techniques for Beginners
The iconic, must-have guide for modern handcraft artisans!
37 foundational lessons for beginner blacksmithsStep-by-step instructions, crisp photography, and descriptive captionsLearn about the hearth, blast, and anvil, and practice all necessary skills, methods, and techniquesLessons on equipment, tools, fire, work, materials, cutting off cold metal, rings, and bends to dimensionsBlacksmith's Craft has been teaching the fundamentals of blacksmithing since 1952 for good reason. Traditional tools and techniques of the craft will never change and learning the classic cornerstones of the trade is crucial to fully understanding the behavior of iron and steel.
The first installment in a series, this facsimile volume of the seminal British textbook includes 37 foundational lessons, crisp photography, descriptive captions, and all the timelessly essential knowledge a beginner needs to practice and become a skilled blacksmith. From understanding the parts of the hearth, blast, and anvil to creating T-shaped pocket welds, Blacksmith's Craft covers it all!
With the modern resurgence in blacksmithing interest, Blacksmith's Craft is the primary, go-to source to learn the skills, tools, methods, and techniques from inside a blacksmith forge.
Softcover, 104 pages, illustrated in black and white
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