Modern Blacksmithing, Rational Horseshoeing and Wagon Making

Modern Blacksmithing, Rational Horseshoeing and Wagon Making
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Originally published in 1913, this book is "fresh from the anvil, the author taking notes during the day while at work, compiling the same into articles at night." It contains rules, tables, recipes, etc., useful to manufacturers, blacksmiths, machinists, well-drillers, engineers, liverymen, horse-shoers, farmers, wagon-makers, mechanics, amateurs and all others who have occasion to perform the work for which this book is primarily intended. In particular, the book gives a lot of how-to instructions practical for the apprentice and journeyman.

Contents Covered:

  • Preface
  • Chapter 1
    • The Smith
    • There Are Smiths and Smiths
    • Intemperance
    • Religion
    • Incompetency
    • A Modern Guild
    • Taxation Will Never Raise the Standard of a Mechanic
    • Literature
  • Chapter 2
    • The Shop
    • The Forge
    • The Anvil
    • Coal Box
    • Tool Tables
    • The Hammer
    • The Sledge
    • Blacksmith's Tongs
    • How to Make a Hammer
    • How to Make Chisels
    • Cold Chisels
    • Set Hammer
    • Twist Drills
    • S Wrench
    • Rock Drills
  • Chapter 3
    • How to Strike and Turn the Iron -- Rules for Smith and Helper
    • The Fire
    • Tuyer Iron
    • Blowers
    • Welding Iron
    • Split Welds
    • Welding Steel
    • Bands or Hoops
    • Seeder Shovels
    • Drilling Iron
    • How to Drill Chilled Iron
    • Standing Coulters
    • Mill Picks
    • Harden Files
    • Harden Taps and Dies
    • Butcher Knife
    • How to Repair Cracked Circular Saws
    • How to Prevent a Circular Saw from Cracking
    • How to Sew a Belt
    • Points on Belts
    • Bob Shoes
    • Axes and Hatchets
    • Well Drills
    • Granite Tools
  • Chapter 4
    • Setting Tire
    • Back Dished Wheel
    • How to Put on New Tire
    • How to Weld Tires
    • Tire in Sections
    • Expansion of the Tire
    • Welding Axles
    • Axle Gauge
    • Gather Gauge
  • Chapter 5
    • How to Make Plowshares
    • How to Make a Landside
    • Landside Point for Slipshare
    • Slipshare
  • Chapter 6
    • How to Harden a Plowshare
    • How to Point a Share
    • How to Sharpen a Plowshare
    • How to Put on a Heel
    • How to Repair a Flopping Plow
    • How to Set a Plow Right That Tips on One Side
    • When a Plow Runs Too Deep
    • When a Plow Takes Too Much Land
    • How to Fix a Gang Plow That Runs on Its Nose
    • How to Harden a Mouldboard
    • How to Patch a Mouldboard
  • Chapter 7
    • Mower Sections
    • Babbiting
    • Annealing
    • How to Repair Broken Cogs
    • How to Restore Overheated Steel
    • How to Dress and Harden Stone Hammers
    • How to Drill Chilled Cast Iron
    • How to Drill Hard Steel
    • Facts about Steel
    • How to Weld Cast Iron
    • Case Hardening
    • How to Harden Springs
    • To Make Steel and Iron as White as Silver
    • To Mend Broken Saws
    • To Mend a Band Saw
    • To Write Your Name on Steel
  • Chapter 8
    • How to Patch a Boiler
    • How to Put in Flues
    • How to Weld Flues
    • Foaming in Boilers
    • Blowing out the Boiler
    • Design and Treatment of Hoisting Hooks
  • Chapter 9
    • The Horse
      • Horse-Shoeing
      • Anatomy
      • The Wall
      • The Sole
      • The Frog
      • Coronet
      • The Quarter
      • The Bars
    • How to Make the Shoe
    • How to Prepare the Foot for the Shoe
    • Forging
    • Interfering
  • Chapter 10
    • How to Shoe a Kneesprung or Knuckler
    • Contraction
    • Corns
    • Quarter and Sand Cracks
    • Seedy Toe
    • Pricking
    • Stifled
    • String Halt
    • How to Shoe a Kicking Horse
    • How to Shoe a Trotter
    • How to Shoe a Horse with Poor or Brittle Hoofs
    • How to Shoe a Weak-Heeled Horse
    • Founder
  • Chapter 11
    • Colic
    • Bots
    • Mange
    • Lice
    • Worms
    • Distemper
    • Hydrophobia
    • Spavin
      • Bone Spavin
      • Occult Spavin
      • Bog Spavin
      • Blood Spavin
    • Splint
    • Sprain
    • Staggers
    • Certain Cure for Hog Cholera
    • Tensile Strength of Iron and Other Materials
    • How Corn in the Crib and Hay in the Mow Should Be Measured
    • Grain Shrinkage
    • Ages of Animals
    • Ringworm
    • Balking
    • Battle-Snake Bite
    • Hoof Ointment
    • Purgative
    • Hints to Blacksmiths and Horse-Shoers
    • Advice to Horse Owners
    • Advice to Young Men
    • Iron Cement
    • How to Run a Turning Lathe
    • How to Balance a Pulley
    • How to Put in a Wooden Axle
    • How to Put in Spokes
    • Weight of One Foot in Length of Square and Round Bar Iron
    • Weight of One Lineal Foot of Flat Bar Iron
  • Index
Format: PDF Digital Reprint, e-Facsimile
No. of Pages: 205
Page Size: A4 (210mm × 297mm)
Download Size: 62.8 MB
Product Code MODN3WLI73
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