The Art of Blacksmithing

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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.

PRICE: $9.99 / Can$15.99 / £9.99

MEDIUM: Craft, Other Craft

FORMAT: Hardback

ISBN: 159369

SIZE: 5.5 in x 8.25in / 139.7mm x 209.55 mm

PUBLISHED: November 29, 2009

Alex W. Bealer was an advertising executive in Atlanta, Georgia.  He was a collector of old tools, an expert on old crafts, and a skilled woodworker and blacksmith.  He is the author of The Art of Blacksmithing, Only the Names Remain, The Picture-Skin Story, and The Successful Craftsman.