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Hand Forging by Thomas F. Googerty

BOX FORGING, p.129, cracked, metal, Fig. 80, Fig. 81, Method, Candlestick, andiron, hammering, block, anvil, hammered
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BOX FORGING p.129 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.

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