These are the Books in the PAABA Library. SORTED BY TITLE.

Contact the Librarian for availability. CLICK HERE TO SEE SORT BY AUTHOR.

Contact Harold & Rosemary Sloppy


 or email:

Author Title
Goddard, Wayne $50 Knife Shop
Cannella, Al 101 Projects for the Novice Blacksmith
Weimer, David 25 Years of Knifemaking, Learned the Hard Way
ABANA 25th Anniversary Conference 1998
Whitaker, Francis A Blacksmith Craft
Alling, Steve A Blacksmith Sketchbook
Wolf, Fridolin ABC's of Blacksmithing
Gaston, Mary Frank Antique Copper
Schiffler, Herbert Antique Iron
Postman, Richard Anvils in America
Klucina, Peter Armor
Larson, Norm Art in Iron - Vol. III
Unknown Art in Iron-Vol III
Unknown Art in Iron-Vol IV
Unknown Artis Blacksmith Quarterly
ABANA Best of Hammer's Blow - 1973-1998
Flax, Brian Best of the Hammer, Vol I, II, III, IV
Ares, Jose Antonio Blacksmith Hot Techniques and Striking Projects
Blanford, Percy W. Blacksmith Projects
Unknown Blacksmith Shop and Iron Forgery
Lofting, Richard Brazing and Soldering
Batson, James Build your own Hydralic Press
Cosira Catalog for Drawings for Wrought Iron
Unknown Champion Blower and Forge Co., Reproduction Catalog
Vlach, John Michael Charleston Blacksmith
Lecoq, Raymond Classic French Wrought Iron
Plummer, Don Colonial Wrought Iron, the Sorber Collection
Weygers, Alexander Complete Modern Blacksmith
Weygers, Alexander Complete Modern Blacksmith, Copy 1
Weygers, Alexander Complete Modern Blacksmith-Copy 2
Meilach, Dona Decorative & Sculptural Ironwork
Dallenmagne, Henry Rene' Decorative Antique Ironwork
Campbell, Marian Decorative Ironwork
Brant, Cary Demos
Meilach, Dona Direct Metal Sculpture
Kauffman, Henry Early American Ironwork
Smith, Elmer Early Ironware
Schiffler, Herbert Early Pennsylvania Hardware
Andrews Jack Edge of the Anvil
Bacon, John Elementary Forge Practices
Newmann and Kravic Encyclopedia of American Revolution
Unknown Expose of Reousse for the Beginning Blacksmith
Drew, J. M Farm Blacksmith
Spencer, Clay Fire Hammer Tools
Russel, Carl P. Firearms, Traps, and Tools of the Mountain Man
Meilach, Dona Fireplace Accessories
Brain, Charles Lewton- Fold Forming
Cosira For Small Industries in Rural Areas- Decorative Iron
Cosira For Small Industries in Rural Areas- Wrought Iron
Jernberg, John Forging
Darnell, Jerry Forging Colonial Ironwork
Rupert, Bob Fundamentals in Smithing-Replaced with Copy
Schmirler, Otto Fur Den Kunstschmied
Porter, Michael Gas Burners For Forges, Furnaces and Kilns
Bryson, William Heat Treating Selection and Applications of Tool Steel
Unknown Henry Ford Trade School- Trade Therory
Heath, Robert M. How to Make a Blacksmith's Bellows
Sells, S. L. Introduction to Knifemaking
Guild of Metalsmiths Iron Menagerie
Snyder, Jeffrey B. Ironwork Today, Inside and Out II
Meilach, Dona Ironwork: Dynamic Details
Beardsly, John Landscape for Modern Sculpture
Zastrow, Nancy Lives Shaped by Steel
Burghhardt, Henry Machine Tool Operations
Unknown Machinery Reference Book #141- Case Hardening
Tuttle, James Making Camp Gear
Morrison, Bill and Denise Frochette Manual of Locksmithing
Smith, John Manuel of Blacksmithing
Ross, Peter Master Metalsmith
Ares, Jose Antonio Metal : Forming, Forging, and Soldering Techniques 
Hephaistos Metal Design 1999 International
Hephaistos Metal Design 2000 International
Hephaistos Metal Design 2001 International
Hephaistos Metal Design 2002 International
Hephaistos Metal Design 2003 International
Hephaistos Metal Design 2004 International
Hephaistos Metal Design 2006 International
NOMMA Metal Finishes Manual
Ludwig, Oswald A. Metal Work Technology & Practice (Tech. Text)
Hasluck, Paul N. Metal Working
Ammen, C. W. Metalcasting
Hans, Peot Modified Tredle Hammer
Arizona Artist Blacksmith Association Most of the Best Tips, Projects, Ideas, Patterns from ABANA Chapter Newsletters
Postman, Richard Mousehole Forge
Steines, Adolph Moving Metal - The Art of Chasing and Repousse'
Bodley, Hugh Nailmaking
Andrews, Jack New Edge of the Anvil
Unknown New Orleans Decorative Ironwork
Mackey, William Ornamental and Enameling
Blanca Ornamental Staircases
Runfola, Matthew Patina
Unknown Pennsylvania German Collection, Philadelphia Museum of Art
Schwartzkopf, Ernst Plain and Ornamental Forging
ABANA (Hans Peot) Plans for Modified Treadle Hammer
Blandford, Percy W. Practical Blacksmithing & Metalworking
Tucker, Ted Practical Projects for the Blacksmith
Streeter, Donald Professional Smithing
Streeter, Donald Professional Smithing
Unknown Restoration- Metal Museum Gates
Andrews, Jack Samuel Yellin Metalworker
Hoffman, Jerry Shop Drawings for the Blacksmith
Handberg, Ejner Shop Drawings of Shaker Iron and Tinwork
Piesik, Dan Six Part Design Series
Aspery,  Mark Skills of the Blacksmith, Vol 2
Aspery, Mark Skills of the Blacksmith, Vol 2
Aspery, Mark Skills of the Blacksmith, Vol 3
Gwalchmai, Robert Song of the Blacksmith
Simmons, Mark & Frank Turley Southwestern Colonial Ironwork
Unknown Tables for the Use of Blacksmiths and Forges
Johnson, Harold Technical Metals
Holstrom and Hozford The American Blacksmith
Ffoulkes, Charles The Armourer and His Craft
Bealer, Alex W. The Art of Blacksmithing
Bergland, Havard The Art of Blacksmithing
Dewitt, Melvin The Art of the Wheelwright
Parkinson, Peter The Artist Blacksmith
Aspin The Backyard Foundry
Hetrick, Calvin The Bedford County Rifle and Its Makers
Gerfin, W The Blacksmith
Hawley, J.E. The Blacksmith and His Art
McRaven, Charles The Blacksmith's Craft, Primer of Tools
Hughs, Richard and Michael Rowe The Coloring, Bronzing, and Patination of Metal
McCreight, Tim The Complete Metalsmith
Meilach, Dona The Contemporary Blacksmith
Lister, Raymond The Craftsman in Metal
Deas, Alston The Early Ironwork of Charleston
Paine, Malcom The Genral Blacksmith
Magaziner, Henry The Golden Age of Ironwork
Krenn, Peter The Lawdezeug Haus of Gratz
Hrisoulas, Jim The Master Bladesmith, Advanced Studies in Steel
Arnidsson, Greta The Mastermyr Find
Hrisoulas, Jim The Pattern-Welded Blade, Artistry in Iron
Garvin, Gerald The Pennsylvania German Collection
Westover, Ozro The Scientific Steel Warrior
Aspery,  Mark The Skills of a Blacksmith, Vol 1.  Mastering the Fundamentals
Bailey, Jocelyn The Village Blacksmith
Watson, Alden The Village Blacksmith
Sims, Lorelei TheBackyard Blacksmith,Traditional Techniques for the Modern Smith, Copy 1
Graften, Carol Theory of Ironwork Design
Paley, Albert Threshold Klein Steel
Unknown Tips form the PAABA Library
Lasanansky, Jennette To Draw, Upset and Weld
Unknown Tools from the PAABA Library
Nagyszalanezy, Sander Tools, Rare and Ingenious
Bonkovsky, Olaf Ukrainian Blacksmith
Lietuvos, Kalviai Unknown
Roy, Dewayne Welding for Arts and Crafts
Schiler, Arlo  Werk and Werkzeug
Unknown Williamsburg Craft Series- The Blacksmith of the 18th Century
Kuhn, Fritz Wrought iron
Geerlings, Gerald Wrought Iron in Architecture

Top of Page