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Hand Forging by Thomas F. Googerty

DOOR PLATES, p.177, leaf, Fig. 114, pipes, sinking-tool, acanthus leaf, lobes, veining tool, metal
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DOOR-PLATES, ETC p.177 the same time the plate is kept moving. (See B.) When the molding is raised, the leaf ends are shaped as shown at B on drawing, Fig. 114. To do this the plate is heated and the pipes are raised Fig. US. Making a Door-Plate with the sinking-tool as previously described for the acanthus leaf. When this is done the lobes, instead of being raised, are sunk with a veining tool as shown at C, Fig. 115. The veins are first marked with a chisel; afterward the leaf is heated and the veining tool is driven into the metal, making

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