Practical Forging and Art Smithing
by Thomas F. Googerty
Publisher: The Bruce publishing company 1915
Number of pages: 156
This book is written by a man who is now recognized as a master craftsman in wrought metal. The author's work in wrought iron is comparable in design and finish to the best work that has been produced in that material. The author has moreover been a teacher of wrought metal work for many years.
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