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Hand Forging by Thomas F. Googerty

p.150, HAND FORGING, Fig. 95, frame, teakettle, burner, forged, welded, disk, sheet brass, Fig. 96, marble slab, twisted molding, countersunk, rivets, chisels, hammer, file, hammered, wood, lead, model, Fig. 97, leaves, rosette, hammered, leaf, flattening, thistle, welded, Fig. 98, hammered, bolt, head, Raised, Forms, depression, block of wood
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p.150 HAND-FORGING Fig. 95 shows a frame to hold a teakettle and burner. This is an example of forged and welded work. The disk at the bottom is made from sheet brass. Fig. 96 shows a top for a stand or table which is to receive a marble slab between the twisted molding. The molding is fastened to the top with countersunk rivets. The top is first pierced with chisels and hammer; it is then filed and hammered on wood and lead to model it. The opening in the center is cut out in order to allow the sheet to straighten; otherwise it would be winding and could not be straightened. Fig. 97 shows leaves and a rosette hammered from sheet metal and also a leaf with the stem attached and forged from a heavy bar. This is forged by flattening heavy stock and then cutting out the shape of the leaf. It is modeled afterward. A spray of leaves is also shown, based on the growth of the thistle. The leaves are forged separately and welded to a stem. In Fig. 98 are shown three rosettes that have been hammered from No. 20 soft steel. The one in the center consists of three pieces and is to be fastened in position with a bolt, the head of which is covered with the bulb in the center. Raised Forms.—If a disk of sheet metal is heated and hammered over a depression in a block of wood, its edges will turn up in the form of a

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