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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: 350Learn More
- 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 4,500Learn 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
- Fine Art of the Tin Can, The Hansson, Bobby$20.00
Bobby Hansson and more that 90 talented artists present hundreds of inspiring examples of the ways to alter a tin can to create functional and decorative objects that can be amusing, inventive, and beautiful.
Whether you're an artist, a metalsmith, a jeweler, or a reader longing to let loose your imagination, this book will have you grabbing for a pair of tin snips in no time.
Format: Hardcover; Dimentions: 9" x 10 1/4"; Pages: 160; Illustrations: over 450Learn More
- Foldforming Lewton-Brain, Charles$35.00
Foldforming refers to a collection of procedures that generate an incredibly wide range of forms in metal. These revolutionary ideas are presented here by the man who discovered them, and who has worked tirelessly to help other artists expand on his groundbreaking work. This book is the first and most comprehensive book on the topic, and one that will remain a vital resource for many years to come.
Format: Hard cover Dimentions: 8 1/2" x 11" Pages: 159 Illustrations: 425Learn More
- Forge Craft Crowe, Charles Philip$12.00
FORGE CRAFT by Charles Philip Crowe is intended for all who work at the forge. Intelligence rather than great strength is the chief requisite for success in this trade. It covers the following: The Forge; Tools; Materials used; Formed work; Hooks and Chains; Welding; Hardening and Carbonizing; Tempering and Metallography.
Format: Soft Cover Dimentions: 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" Pages: 175 Illustrations: 200Learn More
- Forging Solutions I , Hand Hammer DVD Har-lev, Amit$39.00
Hand hammer techniques gives an in-depth, up close look at Amit Har-lev's Hand Hammer forging style. Whether you are a beginner or have years of experience, Amit's accessibility and entertaining teaching style will give you new insights into the art and craft of blacksmithing.
The lessons include:
Handling the hammer for maximum performance and safety...
Calculating and forging a point...
Making your own tools...
Cutting techniques and safety...
Forging decorative rivets....and much more!
Total Run Time: 1hr.46 Min. with quick and easy menu access to all lessons.Learn More