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First, I'd like to mention that I've not read this english translation, only the original Norwegian edition. if "The Complete Bladesmith" by James Hrisoulas is mandatory for you english speaking lot, then this book by Håvard Bergland is ours. I'm told it's on the reading list of our smithing school at Hjerleid. The book covers most aspects of smithing. It begins with basics on firemanagement and tools, then goes through some tutorials of increasing difficulty. There are chapters on knives, axes and other woodworking tools. There's power hammer theory and tutorials, restoration work, hi
ABANA Conference Central States Fairgrounds RAPID CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA JULY 18-21, 2012 Central States Fairgrounds RAPID CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA JULY 18-21, 2012 Demonstrators Claudio Bottero will be working by hand and power hammer with a team of blacksmiths to create a large sculpture. Punzo Family Coppersmiths will take scrap copper and turn it into beautiful copper vessels. All work is done by hand with very few tools. Håvard Bergland will make a true Viking Axe. Håvard’s book, that has been translated into English, will be for sale. Patient Order of Meticulous Metalsmiths wil