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Blacksmithing Projects
« on: December 14, 2009, 09:55:47 AM »
Blacksmithing Projects
Percy W Blandford
Dover Publications
copyright 2006
ISBN 0-486-45276-X
originally copyrighted 1988
Published by TAB BOOKS
Dover Books UK

Dover Books USA

This is another great one for those starting out in the area of smithing. With 24 main projects plus some that have more than one or enough variations to get one busy for a while. Honing the simple skills sets that will add to the overall skills needed to take on more detailed and complicated projects in the future.

Each Project set is a chapter, with clear and concise line drawings of the parts and project. Not drafting drawings, but drawings that will leave no doubt about what one needs to do.

Starting with a brief introduction on smithing and the projects in this book. as free standing or starting point for other things.

  • Set of punches and chisels
  • Wood-cutting tools
  • Garden tools
  • Plant pot hanger
  • Plant stands
  • Yard seat
  • Trestles
  • Outdoor table
  • Glass-topped table
  • Pokers
  • Door hinges
  • Door latches and bolts
  • Simple wind vane
  • Ornate wind vane
  • Exterior lamp bracket
  • Domestic hook hardware
  • Fireplace smithing
  • Boot aids
  • Coat and umbrella stand
  • Small gate
  • Scrolled gate
  • Fences and railings
  • Wheelbarrow
  • Traditional candlestick

 Now most people that have been at smithing for any length of time may find this book simple for them or they can find it a kick start for getting over that fence for their next project.
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