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    Hydraulic Forging Press for the Blacksmith McDaniel, Randy
    $45.00

    The hydraulic forging press is becoming increasingly important to the forging shop. This relatively small machine, which is often hand made, allows smiths to do many of the same operations as a power hammer while adding more control and expanding what one can do with hot metal. This book covers the history, the how to, and especially the versitility of the hydraulic forging press for the blacksmith and the knife maker. It provides a comparison between the press and other machinery, the different types of presses, which type of press is right for your application and should you build one or buy one, It focuses on tooling that you can make to get the most out of your press and much, much more.

    Format: Hard cover  Dimentions: 8 1/2" x 11 1/4"  Pages: 190  Illustrations: 285

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    Iron Menagerie Guild of Metalsmiths,
    $18.95

    This book explains how to forge fifteen different animal heads. Blacksmith Paul Hubler hammered out all the projects in this book and explains every step in forging animal heads. Iron Menagerie clearly demonstraits every step in the animal head making process so any person with a minimal amount of experience can easily follow the instructions. It was written to fill a need for developing blacksmithing skills in creating decorative fantasy animal heads.

    Format: Softcover - spiral bound.   Dimensions: 11 1/2" x 8 3/4"   Pages: 34   Illustrations: 179

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    Knife Mechanisms Price, LeRoi
    $35.00

    Knife Mechanisms, just for the fun if it! by LeRoi Price offers a guided tour through the internal parts of folding knives. It tells us how they work, what makes them tick, and what makes them click.

    Format: Soft cover   Dimensions: 8 1/2" x 11"  Pages: 272  Illustrations: Over 500

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    Making Metal Jewelry Gollberg, Joanna
    $14.95

    Projects, Techniques, Inspiration

     Create a wide array of chic jewelry  - without having to solder or use a torch. Cold connecting metal is a great way to learn jewelry making because the tools are inexpensive and readily available, and the techniques provide a solid base for all types of metal work. From earrings to necklaces to bracelets, these sophisticated designs will showcase your creativity.

    Format: Soft Cover.   Dimentions: 8.5" x 10"    Pages: 112    Illustrations: 310

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    Making Metal Jewelry Sartin, John
    $24.99

    Author and noted jewelry designer John Sartin expertly teaches you the fundamentals and beyond.  Try new methods, build new skills, and become the jewelry designer you've always wanted to be.                                                               

    ~ Learn the basic skills of sawing, drilling, piercing, filing, and finishing metal.                                                                  ~ Learn how and when to use cold and hot connection methods.                                                                                      ~ Add texture with roller embossing, retuculation, hammers, and metal overlay.                                                               ~ Shape metal and build volume by dapping and forging.                                                                                                  ~ Mount gems and stones with bezel, prong, tube, and flush settings.

    Format: Soft cover  Dimentions: 8 1/4" x 11"  Pages: 223  Illustrations: over 500

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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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    Metalworking, Doing it Better Lipton, Tom
    $29.95

    Metalworking, Doing it better is an extraordinary guide which will help you develop new metalworking skills and improve those you already have - while saving you valuable time! Tom Lipton, who wrote "Metalworking Sink or Swim"  shares with you hundreds of unique and creative techniques, well illustrated with full color pictures. They are carefuly coordinated with the tips to enhance your learning - and your enjoyment too.

     

    Format:  Soft cover  Dimentions:  8 1/2" x 11"  Pages: 344  Illustrations:  !,000

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    Mixed Metal Jewelry Workshop Hettmansperger, Mary
    $24.95

    Through a wide variety of stunning jewelry projects, you will learn how to work with silver clay, sheet metal, and wire, as well as tow materials that are new to the market: copper and bronze clay. Mary Hettmansperger walks you through each step of the projects, increasing your range of skills and design options. Her approach to making jewelry in non-traditional. She often uses low-tech connection methods and rustic metal patinas to add depth, age, and texture.

    Format: Hard cover  Dimentions: 8 3/4" x 10 1/4"  Pages: 128  Illustrations: 70

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