cracked. This may be avoided if care is exercised in keeping the work in shape and not letting kinks form in the metal.
Fig. 80, at A, shows a base that may be used
Fig. 81. Method of Making Base for Candlestick
for an andiron. The stock used is a plate of soft steel 1/4 in. thick. The base is made by hammering the edges over the square block on the anvil, and the corners are hammered in the same manner as described for the previous base.