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The Blacksmith's Craft: A Primer of Tools & Methods
     

The Blacksmith's Craft: A Primer of Tools & Methods

by Charles McRaven
 

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Get that metal hot and start hammering! Setting up your own forge and crafting everyday items is easier than you might think. Charles McRaven guides you through the process of building a forge from recycled materials, acquiring tools, and learning basic blacksmithing techniques. With simple methods, easy-to-follow photographs, and insightful tips, McCraven opens up

Overview

Get that metal hot and start hammering! Setting up your own forge and crafting everyday items is easier than you might think. Charles McRaven guides you through the process of building a forge from recycled materials, acquiring tools, and learning basic blacksmithing techniques. With simple methods, easy-to-follow photographs, and insightful tips, McCraven opens up your smithing world to endless possibilities. You’ll soon be creating items of lasting beauty and durability from iron and steel.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781603421744
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
05/15/2005
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
411,524
File size:
27 MB
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Meet the Author

Charles McRaven is a stonemason and blacksmith, nationally known for building and repairing dozens of stone structures and log homes. He has written extensively on stone, including the books Building with Stone and Stonework, and articles for Country Journal, Fine Homebuilding, and many regional magazines. He lectures and conducts workshops and private courses in stone construction. Charles lives in Virginia.

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