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The Smith's Work And Classic Blacksmithing Tools (Legacy Edition): Classic Approaches And Equipment For The Forge
A Comprehensive Classic Guide for Blacksmithing Technique
This deluxe reprint Legacy Edition of Paul N. Hasluck's The Smith's Work And Classic Blacksmithing Tools (previously published as "Smith's Work" in 1904) is full of old-time tips and methods for learning the blacksmithing and metal forging arts and for making your own beautiful metal works and tools in the traditional way. Originally published in 1904, this handy little guide touches on every aspect of the forge and its methods, including how to make your own forge
Hasluck describes many essential aspects of blacksmithing or "the smith's work," including forges and making your own forge, tools and equipment, drawing down and upsetting, anvil work, welding and punching, principles of form, bending and ring making, examples of forged work, working with steel at the forge, cranks and die forging, and safety.
This book makes a perfect gift for aspiring or expert blacksmiths, DIYers, traditional crafters, homesteaders, and handcrafters of all kinds
A part of the Hasluck's Traditional Skills Library: Volume 5
This Doublebit Legacy Edition reprint of The Smith's Work And Classic Blacksmithing Tools is professionally restored and presented from the original source with the highest degree of fidelity possible. Readers can enjoy this Legacy Edition for generations to come and learn from its timeless knowledge for years to come.
About the Doublebit Press Legacy Edition Reprint Collection
Sometimes we need to remember our history to move forward. Sometimes, remembering our heritage is just fun or inspirational. But sometimes, remembering the old ways of doing things gives a human component to handcrafts and traditional arts. With technology playing a major role in everyday life, sometimes we need to take a step back in time to find those basic building blocks used for gaining mastery - the things that we have luckily not completely lost and has been recorded in books over the last two centuries. These skills aren't forgotten, they've just been shelved. It's time to unshelve them once again and reclaim the lost knowledge of self-sufficiency
As a part of the Doublebit Press Legacy Edition Reprints Collection, this unabridged Legacy Edition volume is reprinted in the exact form as it was presented in the original publication. Both important and minor details have equally both been accounted for by our publishing staff, down to the cover, font, layout, and images. It is the goal of Doublebit Legacy Edition series to preserve outdoors heritage, but also be cherished as collectible pieces, worthy of collection in any homesteader's, handcrafter's, or outdoorsperson's library and that can be passed to future generations.
Author: Paul N. Hasluck
Publisher: Doublebit Press
Binding Type: Hardcover
Size: 8.00h x 5.00w x 0.50d
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