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The Resource The art & craft of the blacksmith : techniques and inspiration for the modern smith, Robert Thomas

The art & craft of the blacksmith : techniques and inspiration for the modern smith, Robert Thomas

Label
The art & craft of the blacksmith : techniques and inspiration for the modern smith
Title
The art & craft of the blacksmith
Title remainder
techniques and inspiration for the modern smith
Statement of responsibility
Robert Thomas
Title variation
Art and craft of the blacksmith
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The Art and Craft of the Blacksmith is a visually stunning introduction to the tools, techniques, and traditions every modern smith needs to know"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
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1984-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thomas, Robert
Dewey number
682
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TT221
LC item number
.T49 2018
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Blacksmithing
  • CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Metal Work
  • Blacksmithing
Label
The art & craft of the blacksmith : techniques and inspiration for the modern smith, Robert Thomas
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface -- Intent -- Part one: Iron (What is metal? ; The beginning of iron ; Types of iron [Pig iron, wrought iron, cast iron, and steel] ; What is forging? [Forging vs. fabrication] ; The role of the smith ; The history of decorative iron [Baroque and Rococo ; Revolutions ; Counterrevolutions ; Decline and renaissance])
  • Part two: Technique and tooling (The hand-forged aesthetic ; Forged artistry ; Safety ; The workshop ; Basic tools [The anvil ; Power hammers ; The forge ; Presses: hydraulic and fly ; Hammer ; Tongs ; Punch ; Drift ; Chisel ; Set hammer ; Flatter ; Top and bottom fuller ; Other machinery and equipment] ; Techniques [Layout ; Hand forging ; Hand forming ; Power hammer work ; Hole punching ; Dr4ifting ; Fullering, spreading, and isolation ; Tapering or drawing down ; Upsetting ; Tenon making ; Chasing ; Repoussé ; Forge welding ; Finishing ; Heat treatment])
  • Part three: Design (Design principles [Symmetry, asymmetry, and balance ; Repetition ; Symbolsim ; Scale, exaggeration, and implied movement ; Drafting])
  • Part four: Projects (Tooling [Side bit tonngs ; Anvil fork ; Slot punch ; Chisel ; Drift ; Hammer ; Bill punch ; Fuller, top and bottom ; Double calipers ; Blacksmith's square ; Tool rack] ; Decorative work [Bookends ; Trivet ; Door handle ; Fireplace tool set ; Bottle opener ; Side table] ; Case study [Garden gate])
Control code
ocn989965957
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
160 pages
Isbn
9781631593819
Lccn
2017050222
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o989965957
  • (OCoLC)989965957
Label
The art & craft of the blacksmith : techniques and inspiration for the modern smith, Robert Thomas
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface -- Intent -- Part one: Iron (What is metal? ; The beginning of iron ; Types of iron [Pig iron, wrought iron, cast iron, and steel] ; What is forging? [Forging vs. fabrication] ; The role of the smith ; The history of decorative iron [Baroque and Rococo ; Revolutions ; Counterrevolutions ; Decline and renaissance])
  • Part two: Technique and tooling (The hand-forged aesthetic ; Forged artistry ; Safety ; The workshop ; Basic tools [The anvil ; Power hammers ; The forge ; Presses: hydraulic and fly ; Hammer ; Tongs ; Punch ; Drift ; Chisel ; Set hammer ; Flatter ; Top and bottom fuller ; Other machinery and equipment] ; Techniques [Layout ; Hand forging ; Hand forming ; Power hammer work ; Hole punching ; Dr4ifting ; Fullering, spreading, and isolation ; Tapering or drawing down ; Upsetting ; Tenon making ; Chasing ; Repoussé ; Forge welding ; Finishing ; Heat treatment])
  • Part three: Design (Design principles [Symmetry, asymmetry, and balance ; Repetition ; Symbolsim ; Scale, exaggeration, and implied movement ; Drafting])
  • Part four: Projects (Tooling [Side bit tonngs ; Anvil fork ; Slot punch ; Chisel ; Drift ; Hammer ; Bill punch ; Fuller, top and bottom ; Double calipers ; Blacksmith's square ; Tool rack] ; Decorative work [Bookends ; Trivet ; Door handle ; Fireplace tool set ; Bottle opener ; Side table] ; Case study [Garden gate])
Control code
ocn989965957
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
160 pages
Isbn
9781631593819
Lccn
2017050222
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o989965957
  • (OCoLC)989965957

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