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Blacksmithing Projects (Dover Craft Books)by Percy W. Blandford
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Is blacksmithing a lost art? Not according to this master craftsman. It might be one of the world's most ancient crafts, but it remainsand#160;an exciting and essential one today.and#160;Percy W. Blandford presentsand#160;twenty-four different projects: some are for novices, requiring only a few tools, improvised equipment, and a single propane torch; others call forand#160;the skill and equipment of an experienced smith. Projects include:
Punches and chiselsand#160;
Door latches and bolts
Fences and railings
... and many more! A book of ideas and suggestions, rather than an instruction manual on blacksmithing techniques, this volume featuresand#160;eighty detailed figures and diagrams. It also includes lists of materials, step-by-step instructions, and suggestions for variations in design.
24 projects for novices and experts include door latches, garden tools, tables, fences, weather vanes, and more. A book of ideas and suggestions, rather than an instruction manual, this volume features 80 figures and includes lists of materials, step-by-step instructions, and suggestions for variations in design.
Is blacksmithing a lost art? Hardly, according to this master craftsman. It might be one of the world's most ancient crafts, but it remains completely viable in our modern age. In this "idea book," Blandford details 24 different projects, from how to make punches and chisels to constructing long-lasting lawn furniture, plant stands, and candlesticks.
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