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    Metal Techniques for Craftsmen Untracht, Oppi
    $65.00

    A Basic Manual on the Methods of Forming and Decorating Metals

    Working with metals, recording experiences and the taming of fire, distinguishes man from  beasts.

    This book gives complete instructions on the handling, working and finishing of all metals. It is fully indexed and lavishly illustrated not only with working techniques but also with fine examples of craftsmanship through the ages.

    Part One is devoted to basic information and the characteristic qualities of each of the metals met by the craftsman, both precious and base.

    Part Two describes the various techniques in working metals, those that do not require soldering, those employing contrasting metals, those that require soldering, and those combining metals with nonmelalic materials.

    Part Three deals with smithing, annealing, forging, casting and other methods of metal fabrication.

    Part Four deals with finishing.

    Part Five descriibes hand tools and their uses.

    Part Six is devoted to charts and tables.

    Format: Hardcover.   Dimentions: 7 1/2" x 10 1/2"   Pages: 509   Illustrations: over 2,000

     

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    Moving Metal Steines, Adolph
    $32.95

    Moving Metal

    The Art of Chasing and Repoussé

    This book is a long overdue treat for blacksmiths, sculptors, and all artists of metalwork. It has information on chasing and repoussé in greater depth and detail than any other volume available in the English language today. A valuable resource for both the professional and the hobbyist. Translated from German

    Format: Hardcover.   Dimensions: 8" x 10"   Pages: 131   Illustrations: 107+111

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    New Edge Of The Anvil Andrews, Jack
    $25.00

    A Resource Book for Blacksmith's

    A tool for blacksmiths with drawings, and photographs describing the forging processes of upsetting, drawing out, forge welding, metallurgy and toolmaking. It explains the process of design, the use of a computer in metal design, how to set up a business and manage it.

    Providing an inspiration for all artist-blacksmiths are portfolios of the wrought iron work of Martin Rose and Samuel Yellin, two of America's premier metalworkers of the past. To further inspire the new focus of blacksmithing in the metal arts, six contemporary metalworkers  show a series of demonstration pieces of their iron work. Bound with an improved binding system it allows the pages to lay flat.

    Format: Softcover.   Dimensions: 8" x 10"   Pages: 24   Illustrations: 257

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  4. Patinas For Small Studios
    Patinas For Small Studios Lewton-Brain, Charles
    $19.95

    The increased interest in patination and metal coloring and the need for simple, fairly non-toxic solutions for small scale general purpose use is met in this booklet. Procedures have been chosen that require small investment of money in chemicals, and are reasonably non-toxic or are made with household chemicals.

    Format: Softcover.   Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"   Pages: 33   Illustrations: 10

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  5. Polishing Report, The
    Polishing Report, The Lewton-Brain, Charles
    $22.00

    All jewelers polish jewelry. Usually this is done with polishing machines. This booklet presents a carefully selected group of polishing tools which is a basic, generic, most useful set which serves general jewelry polishing problems. This invaluable booklet offers many polishing solutions as well as ways to prevent problems in the first place.

    Format: Softcover.   Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"   Pages: 31   Illustrations: 27

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    Practical Blacksmithing and Metalworking Blandford, Percy W.
    $28.00

    Blacksmithing and metatworking can be easier than you would imagine. This book shows you how - with some patience and working knowledge of metals, tools, and techniques - blacksmithing can be a rewarding, inexpensive hobby. Using simple instructions and first-rate, detailed illustrations, Blandford makes it easy for the novice to learn this craft, while offering project variations complex enough to challenge even the experienced blacksmith or metalworker. You'll learn how to:

    * use forges and anvils, bellows, swage blocks and mandrels, tongs, and many other tools                                             * work with sheet alloys, iron and steel, zinc, brass, tin, bronze, lead, aluminum, copper, and precious metals.               * cut, shape, form, bend, solder, braze, weld, rivet, harden, anneal, flatten, punch, draw out, twist, split, loop scroll,       saw, shear, file, drill, hollow-out, planish, mold, and cast all types of metals.                                                                     * make chains and hardware such as nails, catches, bolts, handles, hinges, hooks, and latches.                                     * create tools like punches, spikes, chisels, crowbars, tongs, hammers, sets, fullers, swages, and stakes.                      * make built-up assemblies.                                                                                                                                                * apply geometry to the construction of trays, funnels, boxes, cylinders, and more!

    Percy W. Blandford is an internationally recognized master craftsman. He is a full-time freelance journalist and Fellow to the Institute of Journalists, and the author of more than eighty books.                                  

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    Practical Projects for the Blacksmith Tucker, Ted
    $30.00

     Practical Projects for the Blacksmith has all the information you need to learn while doing. It tells how to make a   a simple and inexpensive forge, what few tools you'll need to get started, where to get scraps of steel for your first projects. It will suggest items you can make, regardless of your skill level.

    Projects include:

    Meat skewer.....Tongs.....Hinges.....Nails.....Hooks.....Kitchen utensils.....Door bolts.....Harpoon.....Book holder

    Trivets.....Fireplace fork.....Wall lamp.....Houseplant stand....Music stannd.....Wine rack.....Belt buckle

    Each project is illustrated and explained in detailed step-by-step instructions. With each new project you tackle, you'll be practicing new blacksmithing skills. So plunge right in, with Practical Projects for the Blacksmith.

    Format: Hard cover   Dimentions: 7 1/4" x 9 1/4"   Pages: 227   Illustrations: 250

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    Professional Smithing Streeter, Donald
    $22.95

    Traditional Techniques for Decorative Ironwork, Whitesmithing, Hardware, Toolmaking & Locksmithing Traditional smithing techniques are presented clearly including toolmaking, white smithing and lock smithing. Included early hand forged kitchen utensils, fireplace tools, locks, keys, hinges, latches, hooks, springs and more. Invaluable to blacksmiths, collectors, historians, and restorers alike.

    Format: Softcover.   Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"   Pages: 144   Illustrations: 257

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