(See also ‘My Life as an Artist Blacksmith” and “A Blacksmith’s Craft”, both by Francis Whitaker)
“Beautiful Iron” by Francis
Whitaker is a photographic collection of his works with the metal sizes
and his shop time listed under each photo.
Whitaker is a modern legend among artist blacksmiths. The National Endowment for the Arts awarded Dr. Whitaker a 1997 National Heritage Fellowship in the Traditional Arts. This book will give you an excellent panorama of his work. There are pictures on almost every page.