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Plans and step by step illustrations this month make construction of this standard size headboard easy to understand. It features a twisted top bar and forge welded and twisted joinery within the design.

The most common kind or wrapped joint is one in which round stock is heated with a torch and wrapped around the elements to be joined. The ones in issue 96 expand upon this basic idea and include "pre-forged" patterns that form a design once wrapped.

The first issue of Tool Crib, an advertising and special interest supplement to the Journal starts off with pictures and story about the shop at Architectural Ironworks in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri. Each new issue will feature blacksmith shops from around the country.