The Mousehole Forge

Author: Richard A. Postman
Publisher: Postma Pub.
ISBN: 9780966325614
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A history of England's Premier Anvil Maker Ca. 1800-1860

New Edge Of The Anvil

Author: Jack Andrews
Publisher: Skipjack Press, Inc.
ISBN: 9781879535091
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Includes very fine b & w photographs of the work of Samuel Yellin and Martin Rose.

A Tennessee Folklore Sampler

Author: Ted Olson
Publisher: Univ. of Tennessee Press
ISBN: 1572336684
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Selections from the Tennessee Folklore Society Bulletin, 1935-2009 Ted Olson,
Anthony P. Cavender. by people around the country than the meager published
data on it would indicate. However, this study must be considered a preliminary
report, and the authors welcome any further information about one of the most
assertive sounds from America's past: the anvil shoot.

Southwestern Colonial Ironwork

Author: Marc Simmons
Publisher: Sunstone Press
ISBN: 9780865346017
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In the first half of the colonial period, all anvils were brought to America from
Spain. These included the heavy two-horned shop anvils of the kind used by
medieval armorers and general smiths and the smaller stakes or bickerns that
served light metal workers. (Fig. 1) Records of the Ofiate expedition indicate that
anvils of various sizes, perhaps numbering a dozen or more, reached New
Mexico with the first colonists in 1598. Others were introduced into the remaining
provinces by ...

The Code Of Federal Regulations Of The United States Of America

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The positive z-axis is downward. The x-y-z axes are mutually perpendicular and
have positive or negative designations as shown in Figure 10 of this part. Figure
10 shows an overhead view of the x-y boundary of the drop assembly center of
gravity. (4) Drop assembly. The combined mass of the drop assembly, which
consists of instrumented test headform and support assembly (excluding the test
helmet), shall be 5.010.1 kg (11.00±0.22 lb). (5) Impact anvils. Impact tests shall
be ...

People And Plants In Ancient Western North America

Author: Paul E. Minnis
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 9780816502233
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The use of the term "anvil" in the literature is particularly problematic, because it
is often not defined. Ames et al. define anvils as "large flat stones that lack the
evidence of pounding but are in contexts that suggest their use" (1998:109). This
definition contrasts with that of Connolly et al., who describe boulder anvils as
large cobbles and boulders that "exhibit non-localized percussion damage
across the surface" (1994: 101). Anvils have roughly the same geographical
distribution as ...

History Of Metals In Colonial America

Author: James A. Mulholland
Publisher: University of Alabama Press
ISBN: 0817300538
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Once it reached the proper temperature, determined by the color of the metal and
long experience, the iron was seized with tongs and taken to the anvil where it
was beaten using hammers of various weights and shapes. Different portions of
the anvil were used to create a wide variety of forms. The heating and hammering
would be repeated many times until the desired configuration was achieved. A
final step might be to “draw” the iron or temper it to give it toughness by plunging
it ...

The Generation That Saved America

Author: Bettye B. Burkhalter
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1477287213
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I remember there were two or three anvils mounted on twenty-four-inch oak
blocks, and the two vices were mounted on stands made from twelve-inch oak
planks and braced at the bottom. Gus made the stands so the anvils and vices
were about waist high to him, for he was shorter than a lot of men. He had all the
tools needed for all kinds of repairs organized in the shop, and it was understood
that no one bothered them. Gus usually used the two-pound steel hammer on the
big anvil ...