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Standard Blacksmithing, Horseshoeing and Wagon Making - Twelve Lessons in Elementary Blacksmithing, Adapted to the Demand of Schools and Colleges of Mechanic Arts: Tables, Rules and Receipts Useful to Manufacturers, Machinists, Engineers and Blacksmiths - A Rational Treatise on Horseshoeing and the Anatomy of the Foot of the Horse, Suited to the Demand of Horseraisers, Veterinarians, Farriers and

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This volume contains a course of twelve lessons on blacksmithing, horseshoeing, and wagon making, originally designed for schools and technical colleges. With helpful tables, simple diagrams, and a wealth of handy tips, this volume will be of considerable utility to modern readers looking for an introduction to metalworking and farriery. Contents include: "The Fire", "Iron", "Steel", "Annealing", "Welding Cast Iron", "Hardening", "Brazing", "Forging", "Making Rings and Links", "Welding", "The Different Kinds of Welds", "Fagot-Welding", "Lap-Weld", "Butt-Weld", "Jump-Weld", "T-Weld", "Split-Weld", "Angle-Weld", "Circles", "Chisels", "Cross-Pene hammer", etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in a modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on maintaining and caring for horses.

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