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The Art of Casting in Iron: How to Make Appliances, Chains, and Statues and Repair Broken Castings the Old-Fashioned Way

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First published in 1893, The Art of Casting in Iron has since made its mark in the field of blacksmithing, offering handymen everything they need to know to make appliances, chains, and statues and repair broken castings the old-fashioned way. From founding statues and the art of taking casts to pattern modeling and sectional molding, this practical guidebook provides all of the need-to-know basics and more. Included in this book is information on:

     • The measurement of castings

     • Pouring and feeding

     • Gear molding machines

     • Foundry equipment and appliances

     • Mixing cast iron

     • Burning, chilling, and softening

     • And much more!

With simple, easy-to-understand instructions and detailed formulas, tables, and illustrations, The Art of Casting in Iron guides the reader step-by-step through the iron casting process, making it the perfect companion for novice metal founders and industry professionals alike.

Synopsis:

An illustrated guide to mastering the craft of casting in metal.

About the Author

Simpson Bolland is the author of The Iron Founder: A Comprehensive Treatise on the Art of Moulding, The Iron Founder Supplement, The Encyclopedia of Founding and Dictionary of Foundry Terms Used in the Practice of Moulding, and The Art of Casting in Iron.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781616081836
Subtitle:
How to Make Appliances, Chains, and Statues and Repair Broken Castings the Old-Fashioned Way
Author:
Bolland, Simpson
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Subject:
Metal Work
Subject:
Crafts-Metal Technique
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20110308
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
120 black-and-white illustrations
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1 in

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