are descriptions of the features in Issue #77 of the Blacksmith's Journal.
Also included in this issue are "Sketchbook" examples of railing
and a window grill.
of the Journal shows how to make a simple hinge eye by rolling the stock.
The problem with this technique is that if the hinge joint ever becomes
stiff from lack of lubrication the eye may open up when used. To prevent
this problem, the seam where the end of the stock meets the body of the
hinge can be brazed in the forge. Step by step illustrations show how this
||There is more to power hammers than just
drawing out stock. A few of the many tools
used by well-known blacksmith Clifton Ralph
are used to make a coat hook under a 100#
hammer. This may seem like a lot of power
for such a small item, but, as you'll see, "big" hammers can handle jobs both large and
small as long as you have the right tooling.