The Book of Forging,
Basic Techniques & Examples
by Karl Gissing
Part Number: BOOK-BOF
Availability: In Stock
Price: $19.99
This quick-reference overview explains the basic of all aspects of blacksmithing. Focusing on the use of only the most essential tools and equipment, it keeps info simple for the beginner and features mores than 450 photos. Summaries cover the tools of forging, their uses, and the essential equipment in the work space; the differences amount free-form forging, drop forging, industrial, hot-work, and cold work; the steps of the process, like bending, joining, riveting, welding, chiseling off, and splitting; and the chemistry of iron and steel. The book also shows, in quick-view format, 44 types of forged items, from hooks to tool handles, with comments on their forged features. Hard bound, 157 pages, 81/2" by 9-1/2" format, color images.

The Table of Contents includes the following:

ISBN: 978-0-7643=5737-4
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