The Blacksmith: Ironworker And Farrier

$ 34.86

The Blacksmith - Ironworker and Farrier by Aldren A. Watson Filled with absorbing information and illustrated throughout, this history-plus-craft book describes the tools and techniques of the blacksmith, paying tribute to the skill and ingenuity of this versatile nineteenth-century American craftsman. Methods for fullering, upsetting, and welding iron are clearly explained, as well as the construction of latches, ice tongs, chains, and a wealth of iron fittings. Softcover, 10" x 7 5/8", 171 pages