The Book of Forging by Schiffer Publishing

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Ideal for beginners or 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. Ideal for beginners or 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. Perfect for beginners-focuses on all aspects of forging, with 450+ photos
  • Perfect for beginners-focuses on all aspects of forging, with 450+ photos
  • Overview on tools, techniques, forging methods, and metal chemistry
  • Includes a gallery of 44 finished items for inspiration
[AuthorName]By Karl Gissing[/AuthorName][AuthorBio]Karl Gissing is a master smith based in Europe.[/AuthorBio][NumIllustration]452 color images[/NumIllustration][CoAuthor][/CoAuthor][SubTitle]Basic Techniques & Examples[/SubTitle][ColorPattern]452 color images[/ColorPattern]

The Book of Forging by Schiffer Publishing

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      Fulfilled by our friends at Schiffer Publishing

      Ideal for beginners or 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. Ideal for beginners or 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. Perfect for beginners-focuses on all aspects of forging, with 450+ photos
      • Perfect for beginners-focuses on all aspects of forging, with 450+ photos
      • Overview on tools, techniques, forging methods, and metal chemistry
      • Includes a gallery of 44 finished items for inspiration
      [AuthorName]By Karl Gissing[/AuthorName][AuthorBio]Karl Gissing is a master smith based in Europe.[/AuthorBio][NumIllustration]452 color images[/NumIllustration][CoAuthor][/CoAuthor][SubTitle]Basic Techniques & Examples[/SubTitle][ColorPattern]452 color images[/ColorPattern]

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