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The Backyard Blacksmith : Traditional Techniques for the Modern Smith - Lorelei Sims

The Backyard Blacksmith

Traditional Techniques for the Modern Smith


Published: 1st June 2006
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The Backyard Blacksmith takes the mystery out of blacksmithing, but not the magic...

There is an increasing interest and revival in the art of blacksmithing as a hobby and art, and both men and women are becoming at-home blacksmiths. Blacksmithing is a simple, rewarding craft anyone can enjoy in their backyard or home workshop -- even beginners can produce useful and beautiful projects on their first try.

The Backyard Blacksmith shows you how blacksmithing can be easy to learn, and a rewarding hobby, with some patience and a working knowledge of metals, basic tools, and techniques. Through instructions and illustrations, readers will learn to make simple tools and useful items, such as nails, hinges, and handles, and also an interesting mix of artful projects, such letter openers, door knockers and botanical ornaments.

ISBN: 9781592532513
ISBN-10: 1592532519
Series: Back Yard
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 1st June 2006
Publisher: Quarry Books
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.7 x 25.4  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.5