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    Creative Metal Forming Betty Helen Longhi & Cythia Eid
    $45.00

    Creative Metal Forming is a comprehensive book which surveys contemporaty metal forming techniques through three dozen exercises and hundreds of photographs. Betty Helen Longhi and Cynthia Eid bring years of teaching and studio practice to this monumental resource. Novice hobbyists and advanced metalsmiths alike will find discoveries in every chapter, all didicated to energizing this exciting field.

    Format: Hard cover   Dimentions:  8 1/2" x 11"  Pages:  254  Illustrations: over 800

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    Damascus Albericci, Emilio/ Galizzi, Flavio/ Pizzi, Lucia
    $85.00

    In the panorama of traditional forging techniques, damascus has always represented a great challenge for those who tried to make it; so much so that throughout the centuries it has had alternating periods of decline and rebirth which were sometimes caused by these very difficulties in producing it. Damascus forging techniques, which are connected to a level of skill obtainable only through long and patient practice, have witnessed a rebirth of great quality in good part owing to bold experimentation. This is a practical manual with an introduction covering ancient damascus production techniques. In simple languag and with over 350 full color photos the book covers a great number of techniques fo obtaining many different kinds of damascus. English/Italian

    Format: Hard Cover   Dimentions: 8 1/2" x 11"   Pages: 240   Illustrations: 350

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    Decorative Wrought Ironwork Googerty, Thomas F.
    $8.95

    DECORATIVE WROUGHT IRONWORK: Projects for Beginners is an excellent introduction to the exciting world of ironwork. This easy-to-follow guide features dozens of simple, traditional plans for use by amateur craftspeople and students interested in metalworking. This manual contains everything metalsmiths and hobbyists could wish for, including precisely drawn-to-scale patterns, descriptive notes on the tools of the trade, and detailed instructions on the metalworking process.

    Format: Soft cover   Dimentions: 6" x 9"   Pages: 79   Illustrations:  70

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    Dictionary Of American Hand Tools Sellens, Alvin
    $39.95

    A Pictorial Synopsis

    Here is the greatest assembly of hand tools ever assembled. It is a fascinating chronicle of nearly every tool ever used in North America, including ancient tools used by Native Americans; Trade tools used to create coaches, pianos, ships, and saddles; tools for harvesting farm goods, turpentine, and ice; and tools for fine bookbinding and watch repair.The tools are organized according to profession, from Beekeeper to Wheelwright, and will fascinate today's practitioners of these trades and hobbies.

    Format: Hardcover.   Dimensions: 9" x 12"   Pages: 546   Illustrations: over 4,500

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    Digital Temperature Control for the Blacksmith Forge Potter, Whitney
    $19.95

    Bring your blacksmith shop into the 21st century. Add a simple inexpensive digital temperature controller to your gas forge. Save gas. Work bronze without fear. Gain control over your forge.

    This book is an account of how I build the type of temperature controller which I use in my shop. I have used this type of controller for many years, and in my experience and in my shop it has been safe and reliable. Every forge is different and every shop is different. I make no warranty as to how it will perform under other circumstances. This book is intended only for persons experienced with gas forges.

    Format: Soft cover  Dimentions: 5 1/2" x 8 1/2"  Pages: 53   Illustrations: 28

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    Draw Better Audette, Dominique
    $22.00

    Draw Better is a visual book for visual learners. Sequential drawings and simple text show how even complicated objects can be reduced to steps that a beginner can grasp. Fundamental concepts of perspective and light are explained through clear illustrations and commonsense language. Beginners will be surprised at how quickly they succeed and advanced artists will be reminded of skills that will improve their drawing. 

    Dominique Audette teaches jewelry design, sculpture and the history of jewelry in Quebéc, Canada.

    Format: Soft Cover   Dimentions: 8 1/2" x 10"  Pages: 126  Illustrations: over 600

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    Enamaling on Metal Lopez-Ribalta, Nuria and Pascual I Miro, Eva
    $30.00

     After a brief, enlightening history of the art of enameling on metal, the authors discuss the nature and characteristics of glass-based pigments, which are the special types of enamel required for application to metal. The materials and tools required for enameling on metal, the preparation process, and the various working techniques that produce finished objects are introduced followed by step-by-step instructions for crafting several different objects.

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    Exposé of Repoussé Heath, Robert M.
    $12.50

    Repoussé or embossing is "to ornament with raised work or to raise in relief from a surface." This presentation is to convey the most elementary and easiest technique to accomplish repoussé.There are basically three types of "Relief": 1. There is "low relief", also called bas-relief,  2. "half relief" where half of the figure stands out from the background, and 3. "high relief" in which the figures almost stand out from the background in the round. 

                 This text can be enjoyed for learning and practicing the basics of repoussé.

    Format: Soft cover,  Dimentions: 8 1/2" x 11",  Pages: 62,  Illustrations: 120

     

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