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The Art of Blacksmithing
Alex W. Bealer
With more than 500 illustrations, this book is perfect for craftsmen who want to set up a blacksmith shop, and for lovers of history and craft alike. This book describes and illustrates the equipment and techniques developed in more than six thousand years of working iron by hand.Indeed, this unique book covers every aspect of a fascinating and little-known art, the fundamental craft on which the civilization of the Iron Age was built.
Wayne Goddard's $50 Knife Shop, Revised
Gun Digest Books
Don't spend big bucks on your knife shop! You don't need to spend a fortune to start making fantastic knives. Noted knifemaker Wayne Goddard provides outstanding step-by-step instructions for making your own tools, finding the right steel and forging, grinding and heat-treating knives on a budget. Wonderfully illustrated with full-color photography, Goddard's book guides you through the knifemaking process from start to finish and even ...
Jesus, Interrupted: Revealing the Hidden Contradictions in the Bible (And Why We Don't Know About Them)
Bart D. Ehrman
The problems with the Bible that New Testament scholar Bart Ehrman discussed in his bestseller Misquoting Jesus —and on The Daily Show with John Stewart , NPR, and Dateline NBC , among others—are expanded upon exponentially in his latest book: Jesus, Interrupted . This New York Times bestseller reveals how books in the Bible were actually forged by later authors, and that the New Testament itself is riddled with contradictory claims ...
The ultimate reference on foldforming from the artist who invented this groundbreaking approach to working with metal. By taking advantage of the inherent qualities of the material, foldforming develops organic forms in metal with minimum effort. Hundreds of sequential photographs demonstrate techniques to make a wide range of forms. Foldforming lends itself to all branches and levels of metalsmithing, from jewelry to blacksmithing, beginners to ...
Top Pot Hand-Forged Doughnuts: Secrets and Recipes for the Home Baker
Among enthusiasts, Seattle's Top Pot Doughnuts reigns supreme. Now, doughnut aficionados everywhere can enjoy these tasty treats at home. Committed bakers, casual home cooks, and sweet-toothed fans will eat up these 50 tried-and-true recipes from classic Old-Fashioneds to the signature Pink Feather Boa and become experts themselves after learning the secrets of doughnut-making tools, terms, and techniques (no, you don't need a deep fryer). And ...
Knives 2015: The World's Greatest Knife Book
Stunning handmade knives in full-on color! Showcasing fine artistry isn't a difficult job. Unlike museum curators, the knife book editors, designers and publishers don't even need to display the items in a well-lit room. The pages of Knives 2015 come alive with the most utilitarian, artistic, unique and exquisite blades from around the world. The world's finest edges--whether everyday carry pieces, hunters, bowies, belt and boot knives, camp ...
How Jesus Became God: The Exaltation of a Jewish Preacher from Galilee
Bart D. Ehrman
New York Times bestselling author and Bible expert Bart Ehrman reveals how Jesus’s divinity became dogma in the first few centuries of the early church. The claim at the heart of the Christian faith is that Jesus of Nazareth was, and is, God. But this is not what the original disciples believed during Jesus’s lifetime—and it is not what Jesus claimed about himself. How Jesus Became God tells the story of an idea that shaped ...
The Only Thing Worth Dying For: How Eleven Green Berets Fought for a New Afghanistan (P.S.)
“ The Only Thing Worth Dying For will become an enduring classic.” —Hampton Sides, bestselling author of Ghost Soldiers and Blood and Thunder Eric Blehm, author of the award-winning The Last Season , is back with another true adventure story, The Only Thing Worth Dying For . Set in the immediate aftermath of 9/11, The Only Thing Worth Dying For chronicles the untold story of the team of Green Berets that conquered the Taliban ...
Misquoting Jesus: The Story Behind Who Changed the Bible and Why
Bart D. Ehrman
For almost 1,500 years, the New Testament manuscripts were copied by hand––and mistakes and intentional changes abound in the competing manuscript versions. Religious and biblical scholar Bart Ehrman makes the provocative case that many of our widely held beliefs concerning the divinity of Jesus, the Trinity, and the divine origins of the Bible itself are the results of both intentional and accidental alterations by scribes. In this ...
Forge (The Seeds of America Trilogy)
Laurie Halse Anderson
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
For many readers, Forge “will be one of the best novels they have ever read” (starred review from Kirkus Reviews )! Blistering winds. Bitter cold. And the hope of a new future. In this compelling sequel to Chains , a National Book Award Finalist and winner of the Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction, acclaimed author Laurie Halse Anderson shifts perspective from Isabel to Curzon and brings to the page the tale of what it takes ...
Freedom's Forge: How American Business Produced Victory in World War II
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • SELECTED BY THE ECONOMIST AS ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR Remarkable as it may seem today, there once was a time when the president of the United States could pick up the phone and ask the president of General Motors to resign his position and take the reins of a great national enterprise. And the CEO would oblige, no questions asked, because it was his patriotic duty. In Freedom’s Forge, ...
Forged: Writing in the Name of God--Why the Bible's Authors Are Not Who We Think They Are
Bart D. Ehrman
It is often said, even by critical scholars who should know better, that “writing in the name of another” was widely accepted in antiquity. But New York Times bestselling author Bart D. Ehrman dares to call it what it was: literary forgery, a practice that was as scandalous then as it is today. In Forged , Ehrman’s fresh and original research takes readers back to the ancient world, where forgeries were used as weapons by unknown ...
The Junction Boys: How Ten Days in Hell with Bear Bryant Forged a Championship Team
St. Martin's Griffin
The legendary Paul "Bear" Bryant is recognized nationwide as one of the greatest coaches ever. So why did he always cite his 1-9 A&M team of 1954 as his favorite? This is the story of a remarkable team--and the beginning of the legend. The Junction Boys tells the story of Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant's legendary training camp in the small town of Junction, Texas. In a move that many consider the salvation of the Texas A&M football program, Coach ...
Knives 2014: The World's Greatest Knife Book
Revealing the best of handcrafted knives! You don't have to be the world's utmost authority on custom knives, a collector of high-end pieces with pockets deeper than the Grand Canyon, a maker yourself or an authoritative historian to appreciate the utility and beauty of the handmade blades in this book. Celebrating its 34th annual edition, Knives 2014 boldly goes where no other knife book has gone before, attempting to showcase the best of the ...
How to Rebuild Pontiac V-8s (Workbench How to)
Drawing on his vast experience, Pontiac expert Rotella uses detailed captions and photos to show each crucial step of the disassembly, inspection, machine work, parts selection, assembly, and break-in process of a complete engine rebuild.
Jefferson and Hamilton: The Rivalry That Forged a Nation
From the award-winning author of Almost a Miracle and The Ascent of George Washington, this is the rare work of scholarship that offers us irresistible human drama even as it enriches our understanding of deep themes in our nation’s history. The decade of the 1790s has been called the “age of passion.” Fervor ran high as rival factions battled over the course of the new republic—each side convinced that the other’s goals would betray ...
The Wonder of Knifemaking
As a columnist for BLADE magazine, Wayne Goddard has been answering real questions from real knifemakers for more than twenty years. Now, find all the details in one place in this handy reference for every knifemaker, amateur or professional. Clear and precise answers on every aspect of knifemaking, from selecting steel to heat treating and finishing the blade. Tips and tricks for knifemakers of all skill levels. Completely revised and updated ...
1812: The War That Forged a Nation (P.S.)
Walter R. Borneman
Although frequently overlooked between the American Revolution and the Civil War, the War of 1812 tested a rising generation of American leaders; unified the United States with a renewed sense of national purpose; and set the stage for westward expansion from Mackinac Island to the Gulf of Mexico. USS Constitution, "Old Ironsides," proved the mettle of the fledgling American navy; Oliver Hazard Perry hoisted a flag boasting, "Don't Give Up the ...
Forged by Fire
Sharon M. Draper
When Gerald was a child he was fascinated by fire. But fire is dangerous and powerful, and tragedy strikes. His substance-addicted mother is taken from him. Then he loses the loving generosity of a favorite aunt. A brutal stepfather with a flaming temper and an evil secret makes his life miserable. The one bright light in Gerald's life is his little half sister, Angel, whom he struggles to protect from her father, Jordan Sparks, who abuses her, ...
A Book Forged in Hell: Spinoza's Scandalous Treatise and the Birth of the Secular Age
Princeton University Press
When it appeared in 1670, Baruch Spinoza's Theological-Political Treatise was denounced as the most dangerous book ever published--"godless," "full of abominations," "a book forged in hell . . . by the devil himself." Religious and secular authorities saw it as a threat to faith, social and political harmony, and everyday morality, and its author was almost universally regarded as a religious subversive and political radical who sought to ...
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