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Bent Iron Work 1903by Paul N. Hasluck
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Some of this appeared in Hasluck's Metal Working, but you get much more here.
Consider this light blacksmithing. You don't need heat, but you do need a bench, anvil, hammers, pliers, and other sturdy tools to turn iron strap into fancy lamp brackets, vase stands, candlestick brackets, unusual picture frames, fancy grills, fire screens for you fireplace and much more. Fastening is done with simple clamps and rivets.
Chapters include tools and materials; bending and working strip iron; simple exercises in bent iron; floral ornaments for bent iron work; candlesticks; hall lanterns; screens, grilles, etc; table lamps; suspended lamps and flower bowls; photograph frames; newspaper rack; flooor lamps, and miscellaneous examples.
Projects he show are British in design; grills and screen from Winchester and Chichester Cathedrals, and Westminster Abbey, and the like.
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