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- Build Your Own Hydraulic Forging Press Batson, James$30.00
This book and drawings are designed to help you build your own 24 ton Hydraulic Forging Press. A two horsepower 220 volt single phase motor running at 1725 RPM powers a 5.5 gallon per minute "Hi-Lo" hydraulic pump. Ram force of 24 tons is applied by a 5" diameter double acting hydraulic cylinder at 2500 psi pressure. The movement of the ram die is controlled by a 4 way, 3 position hydraulic valve. The length of the ram stroke is 8". The maximum speed of the ram is 1.1 inches per second. The ram speed can be doubled by using a 5 horsepower electric motot running at 3600 RPM.
A section is included which will enable you to alter a Log Splitter for use as a Forging Press.
Format: Soft cover; Dimentions: 8 1/2" x 11"; Pages: 46; Illustrations: 35.Learn More
- Chasing and Repoussé Corwin, Nancy Megan$35.00
Chasing and Repoussé have been used for centuries to embellish metal objects. This long awaited book provides lucid and practical instruction that will appeal to beginners and advanced craftspeople. With more than 450 photos and illustrations, including studio process and diverse master works collected from artists around the world, Chasing and Repoussé elegantly fills a need in the literature of metalsmithing.
Format: Hardcover. Dimentions: 8 1/4" x 11" Pages: 183 Illustrations: 450Learn More
- Complete Metalsmith, The McCreight, Tim$40.00
This book represents years of intensive research and experimentation. Information from hundreds of sources has been collected, distilled, and illustrated. It is intended to be both a text and as tool, a blend of instruction and reference. Like other tools, its value increases as you bring to it your own perceptions and skills. It is designed to make the information easily accessible, and built to stand up to years of benchside use.
Format: Hard cover Dimentions: 8 1/2" x 9 1/2" Pages: 301 Illustrations: 500Learn More
- Complete Modern Blacksmith,The Weygers, Alexander$19.95
Design, forge, and fix your own tools, hardware, and household accessories with master craftsman and teacher Alexander G. Weygers. His three extraordinary books, 'The Making of Tools', 'The Modern Blacksmith', and 'The Recycling, Use, and Repair of Tools', are classics in their field and, here, in 'The Complete Modern Blacksmith' brought together.
Format: Softcover. Dimensions: 8" x 11" Pages: 304 Illustrations: 456 beautiful sketches throughoutLearn More
- Cooper and His Trade, The Kilby, Kenneth$21.95
The Cooper: and His Trade
The Cooper is divided into two parts. The first, partly autobiographical,deals with material, tools, and techniques and discusses the role of the white cooper, the dry cooper and the various kinds of wet cooper. The second part of the books deals with organization and conditions of work and the social history of coopering from early times to the twentieth century.
Format: Softcover. Dimensions: 6" x 9" Pages: 192 Illustrations: 184Learn More
- Copper Work Rose, Augustus F.$10.00
COPPER WORK by Augustus F. Rose is an illustrated test book for teachers and students in the manual arts which contains an abundance of illustrative material on this subject, consisting of drawings and photographs, but also a detailed description of the processes necessary for the execution of many of the designs.
Format: Soft Cover Dimentions: 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" Pages: 123 Illustrations: 110Learn More
- 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 800Learn More
- 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: 350Learn More