Anvils in America by Richard Postman. The long awaited definitive reference on anvils, their history and manufacture. Anvilfire book review. User Review – Flag as inappropriate. Fabulous book for anyone interested or involved in the art and craft of blacksmithing, or truely, smithing in. Find great deals for Anvils in America by Richard A. Postman (, Hardcover, Unabridged). Shop with confidence on eBay!.

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Showing of 38 reviews. I got the date the anvil was made and great detail on the methods used across the makers years of production. Jake rated it it was amazing Dec 13, What an awesome book! Open Preview See a Problem? Numbered amdrica were ppstman out by Christmas There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

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Please try again later. The second printing uses that painting for the new slipcover. Anvils in America continues to be one of the most popular books in blacksmithing with some 10, copies in print!

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Kellen Simpson marked it as to-read Jun wmerica, Congratulations to Richard Postman!

Angela Billingsley rated it really liked it Feb 06, Anvils in America by Richard Postman pages, Sewn hard cover binding, color slip cover, over illustrations, published post,an History of the famous British anvil making plant and its proprietors. John Brickhouse marked it as to-read Nov 24, Luke Knutelski added it Jul 21, So much information I couldnt put it down.


Anvils In America

When this encyclopedic reference was published a decade ago the author thought he would be lucky to sell the first thousand copies. Today there are hundreds of anvil collectors and tool collectors that covet certain anvils. The early history of anvils starts with European makers, many long gone and now unknown. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

Kerrie added it Sep 22, He also reproduces important historical patents AND patents for strange oddball anvil “systems” that may or may more likely not have been manufactured. Com marked it as to-read Jan 13, Anvils In America by Richard A. Postma Pub; Unabridged edition March 1, Language: The book starts with your usual anvil basics illustrated by dozens of photos by the author which by the way were well taken and reproduced with skill.

Hard cover, cloth bound, and Smyth sewn. Fantastic resource on the history of and identification of Anvils.

AIA is the single authoritative reference on anvils, their manufacture, history and lore. The article describes and shows anvils being forged, welded and ground.

A book about anvils, after 15 years of research. Richard Ladroga marked it as to-read Oct 26, Xiaoqin marked it as to-read Dec 18, Color photos of two “Colonial” anvils from back of new slipcover Then we get to the part that interested me the most, an article by Jim Austin of the California Blacksmiths Association on forging anvils including historical photos of anvios process. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.


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This book won’t help you get one but it will drive you crazy with anticipation until the day comes that you beat that first metal object into shape on your very own Eagle or Peter Wright heirloom. It also had enough information that I was able to identify the manufacturing date of an anvil that I possess. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Illustration from Hay-Budden booklet. Dave ahvils it as to-read Jul 27, Call – – to order. If you want to know about an anvil, this is the book you need!

See all 38 reviews. Nevada marked it as to-read May 18, There are numerous lists of makers marks and anvil stories collected by the author. The last anvil makers c Nathan Green.

Postman also told me that he had a great deal more detailed information that wouldn’t fit in the book!

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