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Title:
The art of blacksmithing
Author:
Bealer, Alex W.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Revised edition.
Publication Information:
Edison, NJ : Castle Books, 1995.

©1976
Physical Description:
438 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
General Note:
Reprint of 2nd ed. originaly published: New York : Funk & Wagnalls, 1976.
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780785803959
Format :
Book

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Status
Central Library TT220 .B35 1976C Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

With more than 500 illustrations, this book is perfect for craftsmen who want to set up a blacksmith shop, and for lovers of history and craft alike. This book describes and illustrates the equipment and techniques developed in more than six thousand years of working iron by hand.Indeed, this unique book covers every aspect of a fascinating and little-known art, the fundamental craft on which the civilization of the Iron Age was built.


Author Notes

Alex W. Bealer was an advertising executive in Atlanta, Georgia.#65533; He was a collector of old tools, an expert on old crafts, and a skilled woodworker and blacksmith.#65533; He is the author of The Art of Blacksmithing, Only the Names Remain, The Picture-Skin Story,#65533; and The Successful Craftsman.


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