This vintage book contains a collection of articles on the subject of blacksmithing, many of which were originally to be found in "The Blacksmith and Wheelwright". Covering a variety of topics and full of interesting historical information, this is a book that will appeal to those with a keen interest in blacksmithing and metalworking. Contents include: "Weapons and Armor", "Iron in Ecclesiastical Art", "Specimen of an Iron Hinge", "Knocker", "Door Work", "The Hammer", "The Stone-Mason's Mallet", "Form of Hammer for Straightening Saws", "Use of the Dog-head hammer", "Ancient Tools", "An African Forge", "Ancient and Modern Work and Workmen", et cetera. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on blacksmithing. This book was first published in 1889.