Blacksmith Shop Practice Manual

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This rare 1910s practice manual introduces a practical plan, essential tools and useful skills for operating a blacksmith shop.

Contents Covered:

  • Arrangement and Equipment of a Model Blacksmith Shop
    • Foundations and Walls
    • Forge Space and Arrangement
    • Arrangement of Steam- and Belt-driven Hammers
    • Location of Blowers, Conduits and Piping
    • Furnaces, Tool Racks, Hammer Foundations and Piping
    • Foreman’s Office, Wash Room, Lockers, etc.
    • Flooring
    • Bar Stock Racks and Storage
    • Fuel Storage and Roof Construction
  • Welding
    • Plain Lap Weld
    • Jump Weld
    • Butt Weld
    • Welding Steel
    • Making Long Lead-screws
    • Portable Forge for Welding
    • Fluxes for Welding
  • The Forging of Hooks and Chains
    • The Forging of Hooks
    • The Forging of Chains
  • Miscellaneous Blacksmith Shop Appliances and Methods
    • A Cheap Home-made Forge
    • Reducing the Diameter of Tool Steel under the Steam Hammer
    • Making Collars under the Steam Hammer
    • Forging an Eyebolt
    • Welding a High-speed Steel Cutter to a Machine Steel Body
    • Pneumatic Flue Welder
Format: PDF Digital Reprint, e-Facsimile
No. of Pages: 39
Page Size: A4 (210mm × 297mm)
Download Size: 8.35 MB
Product Code BLASG0SR73

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