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The book of forging : basic techniques & examples
The book of forging : basic techniques & examples
Gissing, Karl2019
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DECORATIVE WOOD & METALWORK. Ideal for beginners of those looking to brush up their skills, this quick-reference overview explains the basics of all aspects of blacksmithing. With more than 450 photos and a focus on only the most essential tools and equipment, it keeps the information simple for the beginner. Summaries cover the tools of forging, their uses, and the essential equipment in the work space; the differences among free-form forging, drop forging, industrial, hot work, and cold work; the steps of the process, such as bending, joining, riveting, welding, chiseling off, and splitting; and the chemistry of iron and steel. The book also shows a gallery of 44 types of forged items, from hooks to tool handles, with comments on their forged features.
Imprint:
Atglen, PA : Schiffer Publishing, 2019
Collation:
160 pages : colour illustrations ; 22 x 24 cm.
Notes:
"The perfect overview for beginners!" -- cover.Includes glossaryIncludes bibliographical references (page 158)Translated from the German.
Contents:
Forging -- Equipping the workshop -- The materials iron & steel -- Practical forging -- Children and hot iron -- Examples of forging.
ISBN:
9780764357374
Dewey class:
682.4
Language:
English
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Hampton LibraryArt and Craft682.4 GISAvailable
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