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First published as three separate books in the early 1970s, this compendium is a complete resource for almost everything you would like to know about making tools, repairing tools and general blacksmithing.

It starts out by describing what you need to set up a shop and goes on to explain hundreds of techniques such as tempering steel, making stone-carving tools, gardening tools, carpentry and sculpting tools, sharpening, making tool handles, blacksmithing exercises, forgings, repairing garden tools and much more.

Filled with hundreds of detailed illustrations.

Softcover, 7 3/4" × 11", 300 pages, 1997.

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