Forging of Iron and Steel

  title={Forging of Iron and Steel},
  author={C. H.},
THE title of the above work is somewhat misleading, in that its scope is much narrower than is suggested by the title. Apart from a short chapter at the end on steam and power hammers, it deals only with hand-forging in its various aspects. The book, which is stated to be intended both for the “high-school boy” and the “veteran smith”—it is written by an American-opens with a chapter on the historic use of iron and steel from early periods. It then deals in brief review with the smelting of… Expand