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Beautiful Iron: The pursuit of Excellence by Francis Whitaker

SKU: 9781936013271

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Beautiful Iron” by Francis Whitaker is a photographic collection of his works with the metal sizes and his shop time listed under each photo. Work includes andirons; door hardware; fireplace screens, hoods, and tools; gates and window grilles; weathervanes; railings; candlesticks, and much more.

Hardcover, spiral-bound, 185 pages, photos

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Beautiful Iron” by Francis Whitaker is a photographic collection of his works with the metal sizes and his shop time listed under each photo. Hundreds of examples of over 75 years’ work are showcased. Each page shows a photograph of one piece, along with some written description, dimensions and length of time of completion.

Work includes andirons; door hardware; fireplace screens, hoods, and tools; gates and window grilles; weathervanes; railings; candlesticks, and much more. Beautiful Iron: The pursuit of excellence is a must have for every blacksmith!

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.

(Also see other blacksmith books “My Life as an Artist Blacksmith” and “A Blacksmith’s Craft“, both by Francis Whitaker)

 

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Weight 3.2 lbs
Author(s)

Publisher

Blue Moon

Pages

185

Binding

Hardcover