This complete 6 DVD set, which provides just under 10 hours of top-notch instruction from some of the world's most noted smiths, covers everything from the best method of using a hammer to safeguard your muscles and tendons, to power hammer techniques, making anvil tools and joinery techniques.
The library includes:
Free Form Forging with Uri Hofi, 100 min: An indispensable guide for the professional blacksmith. The great Uri Hofi explains the ergonomics of good hammer design, how to use the hammer to maximize the energy delivered to the material with the minimum effort, and how proper form prevents damage to muscles and tendons.
Forging Solutions: Hand Hammer Techniques, 100 min: Watch the exceptional instructor, Amit Har-lev, explain and demonstrate basic hand forging techniques.
Forging Solutions: Power Hammer Techniques, 100 min: Basic power hammer forging techniques are clearly explained and demonstrated.
Tools and Techniques, 144 min: In this unique 2 DVD set Amit Har-lev demonstrates the making of anvil tools and the techniques of using them; Hardy, Fuller, Bending Fork, Cone Mandrel, Dish swage. On DVD 2, a shelf stake.
Copper Rose: Forging Solutions, 60 min: Step-by-step instruction from blank size to finishing. Bonus on toolmaking, the chisel, a forged gouge (used in making the rose).
Joinery Techniques, 80 min: Step-by-step joinery techniques using hand and power