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The book of forging : basic techniques & examples  Cover Image Book Book

The book of forging : basic techniques & examples / Karl Gissing.

Gissing, Karl, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780764357374
  • ISBN: 0764357379
  • Physical Description: 160 pages : color illustrations ; 22 x 24 cm
  • Publisher: Atglen, PA : Schiffer Publishing, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"The perfect overview for beginners!"--Cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 158).
Formatted Contents Note:
Forging -- Equipping the workshop -- The materials iron & steel -- Practical forging -- Children and hot iron -- Examples of forging.
Summary, etc.:
Ideal for beginners or those looking to brush up their skills, this quick-reference overview explains the basics of all aspects of blacksmithing. With more than 450 photos and a focus on only the most essential tools and equipment, it keeps the information simple for the beginner. Summaries cover the tools of forging, their uses, and the essential equipment in the work space; the differences among free-form forging, drop forging, industrial, hot work, and cold work; the steps of the process, such as bending, joining, riveting, welding, chiseling off, and splitting; and the chemistry of iron and steel. The book also shows a gallery of 44 types of forged items, from hooks to tool handles, with comments on their forged features.
Subject: Forging.

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Pulaski County Library-Waynesville 671.33 GIS (Text) 33642000674614 Adult Nonfiction In transit -

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