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- 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
- 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: 70Learn More
- 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: 28Learn More
- 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.Learn More
- 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