Table of contents for The backyard blacksmith : traditional techniques for the modern smith / Lorelei Sims.

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Introduction						XX
Section One¿Getting Your Feet Wet			XX
Chapter One¿Your Smithy					XX
Selecting a Site						XX
Setting Up Your Work Space				XX
Safety Equipment						XX
General Safety Considerations				XX
Protection and Clothing					XX
Chapter Two¿Gathering Tools and Equipment		XX
Anvil								XX
Anvil Stand							XX
Hammer							XX
Hammer Handles
Tongs							 XX
Anvil Tools							XX
Hand Held Tools						XX
Coal Forge Tools						XX
Coal Forge							XX
Additional Tools and Equipment			XX
Marking and Measuring Tools				XX
Modern Technology						XX
Chapter Three¿Iron					XX
A Very, Very Brief History of the Early Origins of Blacksmithing	XX
What is Iron?						XX
Wrought Iron						XX
Cast Iron							XX
What is Steel?						XX
Distinguishing Between Grades of Steel		XX
Commercial Forms of Steel				XX
Chapter Four¿Preliminary Skills			XX
Coal								XX
Fire Tending						XX
Working with Tongs					XX
How to Heat your Stock					XX
Temperature Color Indication				XX
Selecting a Forging Hammer				XX
How to Use your Anvil					XX
How to Shut Down your Coal Forge			XX
Section Two¿Getting Your Hands Dirty		XX
Chapter Five¿Tool Usage and Forging Techniques	XX
How to Use Anvil Tools					XX
Tapering							XX
Spreading							XX
Upsetting							XX
Bending							XX
Scrolling							XX
Twisting							XX
Hand Held Tooling						XX
Chapter Six¿Forge Welding and Other Assemblage Techniques	XX
Forge Welding						XX
Forge Welding Fire Instructions			XX
Scarfing							XX
Forge Welding Temperature and Appearance		XX
Different Types of Forge Welds			XX
Rivets							XX	
Mortise and Tenon						XX
Shrinking							XX
Collars							XX
Wraps							 XX
Chapter Seven¿Making your Own Tooling		XX
Resources Needed to Make Your Own Tooling		XX
Drift								XX
Hand-Held Punch						XX
Hand-Held Slit Chisel					XX
Twisting Bar						XX
Hold Fast¿Hold Down					XX
Hot Cut Hardy						XX
Cold Cut Hardy XX
Hardy Bending Fork
Roll Bar
Nail Header
Monkey Tool
Adjustable Twisting Wrench
Pritchel Plate
Hand Held Bending Fork
How to Fabricate a Metal Anvil Stand
Working with High Carbon Tool Steel
Section Three¿Getting in the Groove
Chapter Eight¿Projects
Finishing Your Ironwork
Drive Hook, J-Hook and S-Hook
Stakes for Glass Vessels
Sinking A Dish
Door Pull
Gate Pull
Leaf Letter Opener
Wall Mount Hook
Camping Pot Rack
Scroll Candle Holder
Dinner Bell
Camping Tripod
Forge Fire Tools¿Flux Spoon, Rake, and Water Can Holder
BBQ Fork with Basket Weave Handle
Door Knocker
Gate Latch
Pot and Utensil Rack
Rasp Asp

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Blacksmithing -- Amateurs' manuals.