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THE ART OF CASTING IN IRON: HOW TO MAKE APPLIANCES, CHAINS, AND STATUES AND REPAIR BROKEN CASTINGS THE OLD-FASHIONED WAY

by: Simpson Bolland

An illustrated guide to mastering the craft of casting in metal. 120 B&W illus; 6×9 inches, 400 pgs.

1-61608-183-X
978-1-61608-183-6
Softcover
02-28-2011
Western Americana & Frontier

$12.95

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Overview

First published in 1893, The Art of Casting in Iron has since made its mark in the field of blacksmithing, offering handymen everything they need to know to make appliances, chains, and statues and repair broken castings the old-fashioned way. From founding statues and the art of taking casts to pattern modeling and section-al molding, this practical guidebook provides all of the need-to-know basics and more.

Included in this book is information on: ·The measurement of castings ·Pouring and feeding ·Gear molding machines ·Foundry equipment and appliances ·Mixing cast iron ·Burning, chilling, and softening ·And much more! With simple, easy-to-understand instructions and detailed formulas, tables, and illustrations, The Art of Casting in Iron guides the reader step-by-step through the iron casting process, making it the perfect companion for novice metal founders and industry professionals alike.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Simpson Bolland
is the author of The Iron Founder: A Comprehensive Treatise on the Art of Moulding, The Encyclopedia of Founding and Dictionary of Foundry Terms Used in the Practice of Moulding, and The Iron Founder Supplement: A Complete Illustrated Exposition of the Art of Casting in Iron.

Details

ISBN: 1-61608-183-X
Publisher: SKYHORSE
Publish Date: 02-28-2011

“THE ART OF CASTING IN IRON: HOW TO MAKE APPLIANCES, CHAINS, AND STATUES AND REPAIR BROKEN CASTINGS THE OLD-FASHIONED WAY”

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