The Fundamentals of Blacksmithing, Ebook in pdf format


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The Fundamentals of Blacksmithing, Ebook in pdf formatClick Image To Visit SiteDiscover the Exciting World of Artistic Blacksmithing With The Fundamentals of Blacksmithing Ebook By David Robertson

My name is David Robertson and I have been smithing for over 20 years now. Whew, time does fly! I started back in 1987 with no idea of what I was doing and a need to do everything I did on a tight budget. I started as a hobby which grew into a hobby business, which followed into a full time business. My smithing was at the hobby business stage while I was training as a geological engineer. When I left school I still needed to pay the bills and engineering jobs were not just around the corner so blacksmithing became full time. After 20 years I still get a thrill from taking raw material and transforming it into something both useful and elegant, and I expect my work to last long after I do. Few other mediums are so elegant and long lasting. Consider this book a good solid foundation to start to explore smithing. I have made lots of mistakes over the years but have found that a few good books have helped me along the way. When I was starting out I would have loved to find a book like The Fundamentals of Blacksmithing. I wrote it with the beginner in mind. It is clearly written and illustrated for novice blacksmiths. This is not a series of projects to try your hand at. It is a series of techniques that build on each other to develop your skills as a blacksmith. The techniques can be incorporated into larger projects as you master them. Included are plans for a small coal forge, and a small gas forge. If you are truly interested in building a gas forge I would suggest that you… Read more…

 

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