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Hand Forging by Thomas F. Googerty

HAND, FORGING, iron, riveting, countersunk-head, headed, round head, smooth, bar
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106 HAND - FORGING the head may be dressed smooth with the surface of iron and the pieces will be immovable. This kind of riveting is called countersunk-head riveting. A rivet may also be headed on each side with Fig. GS. Methods of Riveting a round head, or smooth on one side. In riveting with a head on both sides, the head of the rivet is held with a bar. This bar should have a sink in its end to fit the head of the rivet. The other end of the rivet is then hammered, and a rivet

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