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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Anvils in America continues to be one of the most popular books in blacksmithing with some 10, copies in print! According to David Poppke poppke plains. I am using it help me find an Anvil for use.

Anvils in America by Richard Postman

Amedica by Richard A. Kellen Simpson marked it as to-read Jun 17, They are known only by the quality of their work and distinctive styles that are illustrated with photos by the author. Or anyone wanting to know about anvils and how they came to be. Copies ordered here on-line personaly inscribed signed by the author. Lists with This Book. History of the famous British anvil making plant and its proprietors.

Anvils in America

Today there are hundreds of anvil collectors and tool collectors that covet certain anvils. I got the date the anvil was made and great detail on the methods used across the makers years of production. 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 the process. Pages with related products.


Josh Allen is currently reading it Jun 25, It has an in depth section on how anvils were manufactured of which I haven’t found elsewhere, at least with this amount of detail.

Anvils In America by Richard A. Postman also told me that he had a great deal more detailed information that wouldn’t fit in the book! One person found this helpful. They all sold in less than a year and the book is now in its fifth printing and still selling!

If you want to know about an anvil, this is the book you need! See and discover other items: Kerrie added it Sep 22, This book could be dangerous, as it makes me want to go on a quest to find more anvil treasures out there.

I postponed the purchase of this book many times due to the cost, I say now, I wish I had purchased it long ago as it is all that I expected and so much more.

The article describes and shows anvils being forged, welded and ground.

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Want to Read saving…. Share your thoughts with other customers. Anvils in America by Richard Postman pages, Sewn hard cover binding, color slip cover, over illustrations, published There are now postmman private anvil museums.