New. "My Life as an Artist Blacksmith" by Francis Whitaker as told to Gary Mansfield has his memories of his time with Samuel Yellin, his two years in Germany and then his years in California, Aspen and finally in Carbondale. This is a must-have for Artist Blacksmiths.
New. (See also 'My Life as an Artist Blacksmith" and "A Blacksmith's Craft", both by Francis Whitaker) "Beautiful Iron" by Francis Whitaker is a photographic collection of his works with the metal sizes and his shop time listed under each photo. Whitaker is a modern legend among artist blacksmiths. The National Endowment for the Arts awarded Dr. Whitaker a 1997 National Heritage Fellowship in the Traditional Arts. This book will give you an excellent panorama of his work. There are pictures on almost every page.
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