Astragal Press books on antique tools and more






The Art & Craft of the Blacksmith
Techniques and Inspiration for the Modern Smith

By Robert Thomas

The Art and Craft of the Blacksmith discusses a range of blacksmithing tools, techniques, and projects, from fundamental skills to advanced forging, as well as a gallery showcasing inspiring artists using innovative techniques today. Craftspeople making the transition from interest to hobby and beyond will find both inspiration and practical how-to projects in this comprehensive reference to ironwork. Beginning with an overview of iron and the traditions of historical forging, professional blacksmith Robert Thomas offers everything you need to get started or to take your work to the next level.


160 pages, Flexibound, Full-Color Images, 8” x 10”, © 2018
Order Number: SJ335............$25.00
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