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Mastering the Fundamentals of Blacksmithing by Mark Aspery

SKU: 9780981548005

$57.95

Mastering the Fundamentals of Blacksmithing by Mark Aspery is an expanded collection of course text from the author’s own blacksmith school. The author leads the student from the basic tenets of blacksmithing through to more complex projects step-by-step.

Hardcover, 304 pages, 1200 photos

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Learn Blacksmithing with Mark Aspery’s bestselling book – Mastering the Fundamentals of Blacksmithing. This 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. Mastering the Fundamentals of Blacksmithing 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 3 planned instructional text books from the author.

With over three decades of professional forging experience, Mark Aspery has emerged as a highly respected teacher in the craft, achieving global recognition as a Master Smith. His classes, which often emphasize the creation of essential tools for specific projects, transcend mere instructional content. Mark has authored multiple books and produced videos, offering a wealth of suitable projects tailored for blacksmiths of varying skill levels.

Additional information

Weight 3.4 lbs
Author(s)

Publisher

Aspery

Pages

304

Binding

Hardcover