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The Black-smith's Craft
A Primer of Tools & Methods

Charles McRaven



McRaven, an accomplished blacksmith, guides you step-by-step through the process of building a simple forge from recycled materials, acquiring or crafting the basic tools, and learning techniques to get you started in blacksmithing. Projects include a circular pot rack, ornamental hinges, traditional door latches, nails and hooks, fireplace poker and tongs, decorative andirons, and hand-forged tools. McRaven provides the fundamentals to create items of lasting beauty and durability from iron and steel.

 

256 pages, Paperback, B&W Images, 7” x 9”, © 2005
Order Number: SJ358…..$19.95

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