Horseshoe Crafts: More Than 30 Easy Projects to Weld at Home

Horseshoe Crafts: More Than 30 Easy Projects to Weld at Home

by Barbie The Welder


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The sturdy metal of horseshoes meets exciting home crafting in this inventive book. Here are thirty welding projects for you to try at home, whether you are a beginning welder or a more experienced crafter.

Author and expert horseshoe crafter, Barbie the Welder, walks you through the steps. Providing introductory chapters on welding safety and introductory basics, Horseshoe Crafts enables you to learn the skills you’ll need to begin to make fantastic art and décor from new or used horseshoes.

In this book, you’ll find step-by-step projects, a list of what tools you’ll need, and instructions on how to set your machines, as well as guidelines on how to finish up a variety of projects such as:
  • Wine racks
  • Paper towel holders
  • Bowls
  • Picture frames
  • And more!

Additionally, included are tips on creating a host of outdoor ornaments such as wind chimes, flower pot holders, crosses, and more for décor that will be a welcome addition anywhere.

Richly photographed and filled with step-by-step instructions, Horseshoe Crafts will help you weld an array of fun and inventive home furnishings.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781631581465
Publisher: Racehorse
Publication date: 08/01/2017
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 665,065
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

BarbieTheWelder started working for a custom fabrication shop out of school in 2008. She began her own shop in her garage a few years later and quickly went to work designing and crafting everything from a three-tier chandelier to a steampunk owl to a chain-pup table. She enjoys the challenge of designing and handcrafting unique home décor as well as furniture. Her art is crafted from mostly repurposed and found materials, giving a second life to items that have been discarded. She is from Erin, New York.

Table of Contents

Foreword 8

Welding Safety 9

Welding Basics 10

Home Decor 13

Horseshoe Flower (Difficulty:$) 15

Four-Leaf Clover (Difficulty:$) 17

Horseshoe Pumpkin (Difficulty:$) 19

Wreath (Difficulty:$) 23

Wreath with Star (Difficulty:$) 25

Cross (Difficulty:$) 27

Gross (Alternate) (Difficulty:$) 31

Heart (Difficulty:$) 33

Heart with Wings (Difficulty:$) 35

Angel with Wings (Difficulty:$) 39

Mosses Head Coat Rack (Difficulty:$) 40

Business Card Holder (Difficulty:$) 45

Wine and Glass Rack (Difficulty:$) 47

Three-Bottle Wine Rack (Difficulty:$) 51

Six-Bottle Wine Rack (Difficulty:$) 55

Horseshoe Mug Rack (Difficulty:$) 59

Napkin Holder (Difficulty:$) 63

Horseshoe Tree (Difficulty:$) 65

Coat Rack (Difficulty:$) 68

Horseshoe Bowl (Difficulty:$) 71

Picture Frame (Difficulty:$) 74

Towel Rack (Difficulty:$) 76

Horseshoe Bookends (Difficulty:$) 80

Votive Candle Holder (Difficulty:$) 83

Boot Hangers (Difficulty:$) 85

Boot Jack (Difficulty:$) 87

Boot Rack (Difficulty:$) 90

Hanging Jewelry Rack (Difficulty:$) 94

Standing Heart Jewelry Rack (Difficulty:$) 96

Words 99

Horseshoe Letters (Difficulty:$) 100

Welcome Sign (Difficulty:$) 108

Family Sign (Difficulty:$) 111

Amazing Grace Cross (Difficulty:$) 115

Key Rack (Difficulty:$) 118

Huntin' Camp Sign (Difficulty:$) 120

Love Sign (Difficulty:$) 124

About the Author 127

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