Mastering the Fundamentals of Leafwork offers detailed, step-by-step instructions on the processes involved in blacksmithing leaves. This information, like that in Volume 1 is an expanded collection of course text from the author’s own blacksmith school and his many demonstrations. Included is information on the related tooling needed to be successful in leafwork and how to make many of the necessary jigs, dies, and tooling.
Mark begins with a leafing hammer and takes you through the necessary tools to form many types of leaves. He then continues his instruction from Roses to Ginko and many more.
This is a large book of over 300 pages measuring 11.25″ x 8.75″ and contains an amazing number of images – over 1300!!
Mark Aspery is an exceptional smith and instructor. You will profit from the knowledge you will gain in this excellent book.