|Blacksmithing traditions turned into craft - an accessible guide to this fascinating subject.|
From the Publisher:
A guide to the art of metalforging. David Hawkins deals with the modern techniques, materials and practices of blacksmithing, and provides an international overview of the leading practitioners who are working in this field.Metal forging has undergone a dramatic transformation from a largely rural and unself-conscious tradition to an innovative international movement. This title looks at various innovative works that are being done in this field.