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Cape welding students learn the basics of blacksmithing

Press of Atlantic City - May 18, 2017
Owen Kelsey, (right) resident blacksmith at Historic Cold Spring Village in Lower Township, visited the welding class of Tom Jackson at Cape May County Technical High School, to demonstrated the art of working metal by hand. Kelsey inspect the homemade ...

Accomplished multimedia artist adds blacksmithing to repertoire

Haliburton County Echo - May 9, 2017
He's standing across from a small display of his blacksmithing work at the I Made It! Show. Among this semester's creations is a small, metal table, serpentine legs pointing their sharp feet into the floor. There are more rustic wall hooks and at the ...

Blacksmithing At Naper Settlement

Naperville Community Television - May 7, 2017
Ernie Klapmeier is a familiar face on the grounds of Naper Settlement – but there's one place he feels most at home: the blacksmith shop. Klapmeier shares why. “I've been a historian for many, many years, and also an interpreter and re-enactor, so ...

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Blacksmithing books

The Backyard Blacksmith

by: Lorelei Sims

The Backyard 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, and also an interesting mix of artful projects, such letter openers, door knockers and botanical ornaments. Written by an expert in blacksmith and metal artist, this book provides readers with a basic understanding of blacksmithing, including an explanation of tools like an anvil, an anvil stand, hammers, and tongs.
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The Art of Blacksmithing

by: Alex Bealer

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.

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A Blacksmithing Primer: A Course in Basic and Intermediate Blacksmithing

by: Randy McDaniel
Virtually every task beginning and intermediate blacksmiths must master is presented in this excellent book. Over 400 detailed drawings help increase comprehension levels. This is a reference manual that will be found lying open on the workbench more often than found on the bookshelf and is highly recommended to anyone swinging a hammer to shape hot metal. This is an excellent introduction to this glorious craft and an excellent resource for advancing your knowledge, skills, and vision for blacksmithing.
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The Home Blacksmith: Tools, Techniques, and 40 Practical Projects for the Blacksmith Hobbyist

by: Ryan Ridgway
As more and more people join the do-it-yourself revolution, they are breathing new life into many time-honored skills and crafts. Blacksmithing is among the trades that are enjoying a resurgence for both practical and artistic uses, yet there is not an abundance of readily accessible information available to beginning blacksmiths to help them get started and understand the craft. Author Ryan Ridgway, a veterinarian and blacksmith with more than fifteen years of metalworking experience, hopes to fill that void with this comprehensive volume geared toward answering the many questions that new blacksmiths often have.
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Blacksmithing - Forging a corkscrew, freehand at the anvil

Forging a corkscrew and handle from one piece of 3/8-inch square material, freehand at the anvil.

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How to build a forge at home and on a budget! Blacksmithing for beginners!

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