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Hand Forging by Thomas F. Googerty

TWISTS, SPIRALS, uniform heat, twisted, bars, handles, pokers, shovels, square iron, twisted, swages, flat stock, grilles, oval, form, tapered, square, tools
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TWISTS AND SPIRALS 81 to a uniform heat and twisted. Twists of this kind, with possibly more bars, make very nice handles for pokers and shovels. At B a piece of 1/2-in. square iron is twisted. At C a piece of Fig. 46- Section of a Twisted Bar and Tools Used in Swaging flat stock has been used. This kind of stock twisted is better for gates and grilles. At D a piece of 5/8-in. oval has been used. This form is very good for handles of shovels, especially if it be swelled or tapered. At E is a very pleasing twist. It is a piece of 1/2-in. square with a bead swaged lengthwise on its four sides. A section of this is shown in Fig. 46, also the tools used to

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