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Mastering the Fundamentals of Blacksmithing by Mark Aspery

SKU: 9780981548005


Hardcover, 304 pps. 1200 photos

21 in stock


Mastering the Fundamentals of Blacksmithing’ is an expanded collection of course text from the author’s own blacksmith school. This book represents 120 hours of student learning in a project based home workshop environment. The author leads the student from the basic tenets of blacksmithing through to more complex projects step-by-step. An emphasis is placed on guiding the smith through making, heat treating and using his/her own tools throughout the book. Each project builds upon the last. The book starts with the laws and principles of blacksmithing and has a good section on working safely within the smithy.

This is a large (8 1/2″ x 11″) hardcover book of 304 pages with 1200 photos!

This is the first volume of 4 planned instructional text books from the author.

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Weight 3.4 lbs