Synopses & Reviews
All the fascinating properties of iron and other metals can be creatively explored with 52 color plates and 717 b/w photos and drawings and detailed text. The author discusses the ironworking shop, forge and tools, including anvils, vises, hammers, tongs, punches, centrifugal blowers and machine tools. Forging procedures are explicitly shown.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -306) and index.