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Blacksmithing & Bladesmithing links

Discussion in 'Back to Basics' started by Witch Doctor 01, Oct 18, 2014.

  1. Witch Doctor 01

    Witch Doctor 01 Mojo Maker

    Internet Archive Search: blacksmithing

    1. The Blacksmith's Handbook - 28 Pages
    2. The Smith's Pocket Companion - 156 Pages
    3. The Value of Science in the Smithy and Forge - 188 Pages
    4. American Blacksmithing - 476 Pages
    5. Machine Blacksmithing - 56 Pages
    6. Farm Shop Work Practical Manual Training - 312 Pages
    7. Modern Blacksmithing - 214 Pages
    8. The Blacksmith's Guide - 182 Pages
    9. Metals and Metal Working in Old Japan - 152 Pages
    10. Practical Forging and Art Smithing - 154 Pages
    11. Farm Blacksmithing by Friese - 104 Pages
    12. Handbook of Practical Smithing and Forging - 314 Pages
    13. Standard Blacksmithing - 234 Pages
    14. First Lessons in Metal Working - 192 Pages
    15. Handcraft in Wood and Metal - 288 Pages
    16. The Silversmith's Handbook - 260 Pages
    17. Blacksmith Shop Practice - 48 Pages
    18. Tool Steel - 248 Pages
    19. Practical Blacksmithing Volume 1 - 276 Pages
    20. Practical Blacksmithing Volume 3 - 328 Pages
    21. Practical Blacksmithing Volume 4 - 298 Pages
    22. Forging - 112 Pages
    23. Practical Blacksmithing by Richardson - 284 Pages
    24. The Modern Blacksmith - 97 Pages
    25. Forging Operations - 184 Pages
    26. Practical Blacksmithing - 1116 Pages
    27. The Complete Guide to Blacksmithing - 236 Pages
    28. Forge Practice - 322 Pages
    29. Farm Blacksmithing - 108 Pages
    30. Blacksmithing - 124 Pages

    All of these books are rare and hard to find. They were produced in late 1800s and early 1900s. They are now mostly out of print. I have complete resale rights on all these products.

    ** from the Bladesmithing forum (see link below)

    A bunch of public domain blacksmith books on PDF
    Last edited by a moderator: Jan 10, 2015
  2. Bear

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  3. KAS

    KAS Monkey++

    so how do i get my hands on these books ? or saving the PDF and printing ???
    I have no clue here ... please help.
  4. DarkLight

    DarkLight I self identify as a Blackhawk Attack Helicopter! Site Supporter

    @KAS - When you click on the link you get a list (I get 56). Click on any one title (say, the first one that is just "Blacksmithing"). On the left hand side there is a sidebar titled "View the book". Underneath there are links for PDF, ePUB, Kindle, Daisy, Full Text and DjVu.

    To get the PDF, right-click PDF and click "Save link as". Or you can click the link for PDF and it will open in the browser and then you can save from there. Same for Kindle (save link as) or ePUB (iBooks).
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  5. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    Someone ought to download these and re-upload to our resources section...
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  6. DarkLight

    DarkLight I self identify as a Blackhawk Attack Helicopter! Site Supporter

    Working on it. Was watching the game at the same time and it wasn't working so good (got distracted).
  7. KAS

    KAS Monkey++

    ok thanks a bunch
  8. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    Nice. Thank you
    Saw some already hit the RM (resource manager).
  9. DarkLight

    DarkLight I self identify as a Blackhawk Attack Helicopter! Site Supporter

    Yeah. It was a bit of work dogging through them because there were a number of duplicates. I got burned out but will get the rest up and I'll try to get some cover images as well.
    kellory likes this.
  10. Witch Doctor 01

    Witch Doctor 01 Mojo Maker

    Thanks. I should have done that but didn't have the time to do it...
  11. Yard Dart

    Yard Dart Land Projectile Moderator

    Nice job @DarkLight !!!!
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