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The home blacksmith / Ryan Ridgway, DVM ; photographs by Lynn Ridgway, DVM.

Ridgway, Ryan, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Homer Public Library 682 RID 000160160 Nonfiction Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781497101265
  • ISBN: 1497101263
  • Physical Description: 222 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Mount Joy, PA : Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Inc., [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Understanding blacksmithing basics -- Setting up shop -- Steel types and heat-treating -- Basic blacksmithing techniques -- Advanced blacksmithing techniques -- Making your own tools -- Projects for the farm -- Projects for the home -- Selling your items.
Summary, etc.:
"The author gives detailed information on the science behind metalworking, how metal moves, and how to work with heated metal. He explains the origins of blacksmithing, the required equipment, and safety precautions before presenting step-by-step illustrated instructions for making useful and decorative items for indoor and outdoor use in the home, in the yard, and on the farm"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Blacksmithing > Amateurs' manuals.
Genre: Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.