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cURRICULUM Textbooks

The following textbooks are recommended reading for anyone taking on the curriculum.  You can borrow all of these from the CBA library and the CoSIRA books are in the public domain accessible online to download as pdfs.  If you wish to purchase them you can follow the link for the Skills of a Blacksmith volumes, visit or search amazon for all.  

CoSIRA - The Blacksmith's Craft - An Introduction to Smithing

CoSIRA - Wrought Ironwork - A Manual of Instruction


The Skills of a Blacksmith, Volume I, Mastering the Fundamentals of Blacksmithing by Mark Aspery

You might want all three volumes, but volume one is a great place to start.  

Link:  The Skills of a Blacksmith


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