Practical Blacksmithing - A Collection of Articles Contributed at Different Times by Skilled Workmen to the Columns of "The Blacksmith and Wheelwright" and Covering Nearly the Whole Range of Blacksmithing from the Simplest Job of Work to Some of the Most Complex Forgings
Publisher: Owen Press
This vintage book contains a collection of articles on the subject of blacksmithing, many of which were originally to be found in "The Blacksmith and Wheelwright". Including information on a range of topics ranging from the making bob sleds to welding steel, this volume will be of considerable value to modern blacksmiths and those with an interest in the history and development of blacksmithing. Contents include: "Miscellaneous Carriage Irons", "Tires, Cutting, Bending, Welding and Setting", "Setting Axles, Axle Gauges, Thimble Skeins", "Resetting Old Springs", "Making Bob Sleds", "Tempering Tools", "Bolts, Nuts, Etc.", "Steel; Working, Welding, Etc.", and "Tables of Iron and Steel. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on blacksmithing.