New Edge of the Anvil

New Edge of the Anvil

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The qNew Edge of the Anvilq is a resource and tool for blacksmiths and those who want to learn blacksmithing. It is a revised and expanded edition of the qEdge of the Anvil.q With drawings, photographs, and charts it describes the forging process, heating, upsetting, drawing out, forge welding, metallurgy, and tool making. All of these processes are clearly illustrated by the numerous drawings, in which the tools, equipment, and shop layout are fully detailed. This resource book also explains the process of design, the use of a computer in metal design, how to set up a business and manage it. Providing an inspiration for all artist-blacksmiths are portfolios of the wrought iron work of Samuel Yellin and Martin Rose, two of America's master artist-blacksmiths. To further inspire and to show the new focus of blacksmithing in the metal arts, six contemporary metalworkers portfolios show a series of demonstration pieces of their ironwork. qTHE one book you need to get started as a blacksmith - all you need to encourage you to pick up a hammer and start hammering.q Nol Putnam. This 256-page book is bound with an improved binding system (Otabind) allowing the pages to lay flat.Rectangular bars are generally used to make scrolls, although scrolls can also be made from round or square bars. To make the scroll, first finish ... Trivet Make a trivet to get the feel of making scrolls and assembling them. On a piece of paper , anbsp;...

Title:New Edge of the Anvil
Author:Jack Andrews
Publisher:Skipjack Press, Inc. - 1994


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