The Blacksmith's Craft: A Primer of Tools and Methods by Charles McRaven
Model Number: 9781580175937
Setting up yor own forge and crafting everyday items is easier than you might think. Charles McRaven, an accomplished blacksmith, guides you step-by-step through the process of building a simple forge from recycled materials, acquiring or crafting the basic tools, and learning the techniques to get you started in blacksmithing. McRaven, who began smithing out of a desire to make his own tools for building and restoring hewn-log homes, demonstrates his simple methods in easy-to-follow photos throughout this book. Working under his tutelage, you’ll find yourself encouraged and confident that you, too, can create items of lasting beauty and durability from iron and steel.
Projects include: circular pot rack
Traditional door latches
Nails and hooks
Fireplace poker and tongs