The Complete Blacksmith: Traditional Techniques for the Modern Smith by Lorelei Sims
Model Number: 9781845431334
With an increasing interest and revival in the art of blacksmithing as a hobby, both men and women are becoming at-home blacksmiths. Blacksmithing is a simple, rewarding craft anyone can enjoy in their back garden or home workshop; even beginners can produce useful and beautiful projects on their first try.
The Complete Blacksmith shows you how – with some patience and a working knowledge of metals, basic tools and techniques – blacksmithing can be easy to learn and a rewarding hobby. Through instructions and illustrations, readers will learn to make simple tools and useful items, such as nails, hinges and handles, as well as an interesting mix of artful projects, such as letter openers, door knockers and botanical ornaments.