The Resource The backyard blacksmith : traditional techniques for the modern smith, Lorelei Sims

The backyard blacksmith : traditional techniques for the modern smith, Lorelei Sims

Label
The backyard blacksmith : traditional techniques for the modern smith
Title
The backyard blacksmith
Title remainder
traditional techniques for the modern smith
Statement of responsibility
Lorelei Sims
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Written by an expert in blacksmith and metal artist, this book provides readers with a basic understanding of blacksmithing, including an explanation of tools, heating techniques, and different types of metal along with step-by-step, illustrated projects including hooks, door and gate pulls, wall-mounted hooks, knockers, racks, and more
Cataloging source
ZPJ
Dewey number
682
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TT221
LC item number
.S56 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
handbooks
Label
The backyard blacksmith : traditional techniques for the modern smith, Lorelei Sims
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes index
  • Originally published: Beverly, Mass. : Quarry Books, 2006
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-169) and index
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  • HOU-CEN
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Your smithy -- Gathering tools and equipment -- Iron -- Preliminary skills -- Tool usage and forging techniques -- Forge welding and other assemblage techniques -- Making your own tooling -- Projects
  • Introduction -- Section One: Getting Your Feet Wet. Chapter One: Your Smithy. Selecting a Site; Setting Up Your Work Space; Safety Equipment; General Safety Considerations; Protection and Clothing -- Chapter Two: Gathering Tools and Equipment. Anvil; Anvil Stand; Hammer; Hammer Handles; Tongs; Anvil Tools; Hand Held Tools; Coal Forge Tools; Coal Forge; Additional Tools and Equipment; Marking and Measuring Tools; Modern Technology -- Chapter Three: Iron. What is Iron?; Wrought Iron; Cast Iron; What is Steel?; Commercial Forms of Steel -- Chapter Four: Preliminary Skills. Coal; Fire Tending; Working with Tongs; How to Heat your Stock; Temperature Color Indication; Selecting a Forging Hammer; How to Shut Down your Coal Forge --
  • Section Two: Getting Your Hands Dirty. Chapter Five: Tool Usage and Forging Techniques. How to Use Anvil Tools; Tapering; Spreading; Upsetting; Bending; Scrolling; Twisting; Hand Held Tooling -- Chapter Six: Forge Welding and Other Assemblage Techniques. Forge Welding; Forge Welding Fire Instructions; Scarfing; Forge Welding Temperature and Appearance; Different Types of Forge Welds; Rivets; Mortise and Tenon; Shrinking; Collars; Wraps -- Chapter Seven: Making your Own Tooling. Resources Needed to Make Your Own Tools; Drift; Hand-Held Punch; Hand-Held Slit Chisel; Twisting Bar; Hold Fast, Hold Down; Hot Cut Hardy; Cold Cut Hardy; Nail Header; Hardy Bending Fork; Roll Bar; Monkey Tool; Adjustable Twisting Wrench; Pritchel Plate; Hand Held Bending Fork; Working with High Carbon Tool Steel -- Section Three: Getting in the Groove. Chapter Eight: Projects. Drive Hook, J-Hook and S-Hook; Stakes for Glass Vessels; Door Pull; Gate Pull; Leaf Letter Opener; Wall Mount Hook and Dinner Bell; Camping Pot Rack; Scroll Candle Holder; Camping Tripod; Forge Fire Tools; BBQ Fork with Basket Weave Handle; Door Knocker; Gate Latch; Pot and Utensil Rack; Snake; Rasp Asp; Touchmark; Finishing your ironwork -- Conclusion -- Resources -- Glossary
Control code
ocn489135324
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
176 pages
Isbn
9780785825678
Lccn
2005034870
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
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u1955570
System control number
  • (OCoLC)489135324
  • (Sirsi) a1955570

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