Discover the thrill of working with hot metal and creating your own pieces. This book shows you how: with lavish photographs, it captures the excitement of working at the fire and explains the techniques to get you started. Drawing on traditional methods, it encourages you to develop your own style and to design your own tools and creations. Step-by-step instructions to shaping, bending, splitting and drawing down hot metal are given along with advice on traditional methods to fasten metal pieces together. Projects included in this new book are making a hanging basket bracket and a toasting fork.
Creative Blacksmithing by Peat Oberon
About the author
Peat Oberon is an artist blacksmith, who specializes in architectural, sculptural and decorative ironwork. He founded his own school of blacksmithing in the 1990s, and now combines his skills as an artist, craftsman and teacher with his life-long passion for working with metal.
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