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Edge of the Anvil
 
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Jack Andrews
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Edge of the Anvil

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An introduction to blacksmithing, illustrated with line drawings and photographs, that takes the reader through all the main processes of blacksmithing including tools and equipment, lighting a fire, welding, splitting, and decorative iron work.
Paperback, 224 pages
Published June 22nd 1978 by Rodale Books,US (first published June 22nd 1977)
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Jim
Feb 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The first book my father handed me 25+ years ago when I started. I have been through multiple copies and loan it out to all new employees interested in smithing.
Ryan Mishap
Feb 21, 2009 rated it it was ok
Shelves: guide-books
This one is a little more practical than I need right now, considering I'm not constructing my smithy and don't have any experience yet. I'll maybe come back to this later if I ever do. I won't miss the author's style--or lack of, actually, I mean, is it too hard to crack a joke every now and again?
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