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- ABCs of Blacksmithing, The Wolf, Fridolin$28.00
ABCs of Blacksmithing
Examples Step by Step
These clear step-by-step examples will give the adventurous beginner confidence and will offer new insight to the experienced smith. Lots of good photos to help you on your way.
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 8" x 10" Pages: 199 Illustrations: 532Learn More
- Architectural Ironwork Meilach, Dona Z.$49.95
Architectural Ironwork presents over 375 spectacular examples from more that 100 of today's top blacksmiths. Focusing on the renaissance in artistic blacksmithing Meilach presents a vast array of ironwork recently commissioned for contemporary, commercial, and residential buildings, as people become more aware of the versatility of iron today. Architectural Ironwork showcases over 375 spectacular examples of work from more that 100 of today's top blacksmiths, supplemented with historical works from 15 countries.
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 11" x 8 1/2" Pages: 256 Illustrations: 286Learn More
- Beauty in the Shadows Putnam. Nol$56.00
BEAUTY IN THE SHADOWS: Wrought Iron in the Washington National Cathedral
Visitors coming to the Washington National Cathedral are often overwhelmed by the impact of the physical setting. What many do not notice on the first visit, though, is what some would call the most impressive work of all in the Cathedral's fabric: the ironwork of Washington National Cathedral. Now with this guide the intricate detail of the cathedral's ironwork is revealed in beautiful and often surprising ways. Nol Putnam's book, 'Beauty in the Shadows,' Barry Bem's research, Christopher Budny's and James Pittman's photography provide a corrective way for all of us to experience this ironwork in its entire intricate splendor. It is the definitive catalogue and guide to the ironwork of the Washington National Cathedral. (The Rt. Rev. Gary Hall, Dean, Washington National Cathedral)
AND – for those, who live far away and only contemplate a visit to the National Cathedral, this book can serve as the econmical traveler's substitute for such a trip. It might even whet their appetite for the real thing.
Format: Hard Cover Dimentions: 12 1/4" x 9 1/4" Pages: 192 pages Illustrations: 260Learn 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
- Contemporary Italian Blacksmiths Rizzo, Antonello$73.00
There is more great art work in Italy than in any other country in the world. Italians, as a people, take art. artisanship, and the respect for the beauty of form very, very seriously. They grow up surrounded by art and beauty which has a profound effect on every Italian. They expect the same beauty and artistry in all aspects of their lives. Italian artists have a culture which fosters, from early childhood, a love and appreciation of art. "Contemporary Italian Blacksmiths" is a collection which showcases the work of artists with very different styles. We wish for you to admire, study and be inspired by their work.
Format: Hard cover Dimensions: 11 /34" x 8 12" Pages: 256 Illustrations: over 500Learn More
- Cyril Colnik: Man of Iron Strekow, Alan J.$45.00
With the conclusion of the 1893 Columbian Exposition, Cyril Colnik arrived in Milwaukee at the perfect moment. During the last quarter of the nineteenth century, Milwaukee had become well known for its myriad of industries that included brewing, tanning, publishing, meat packing and machine manufacturing. A large part of Colnik's immediate success can be both literally and figuratively the result of his many German-American clients. They appreciated that Colnik already had the knowledge and talent to bring the ornate wrought iron ornament style of the Rhine to his newly adopted city. While Colnik was able to forge amazing designs in iron, he was also an excellent manager of the men whom he hired to embark on his growing commissions. He was a very sophisticated artist respected by everyone.
Format: Hardcover Dimentions: 9 x 11 Pages: 202 Illustrations: 350Learn More
- Early American Wrought Iron Sonn, Albert H$86.00
Early American Wrought Iron
Three Volumes in One
Early American Wrought Iron is a celebration of the village blacksmith revealing the master craftsman in all his glory, his technical skills, and artistry, and illuminating his crucial role in the development of American culture. It is a giant essential resource for both blacksmiths and architects. Sonn, an excellent draftsman and commercial artist, dismayed that so many pieces of early American wrought iron were discarded, began to compile a collection of his own detailed drawings of early American wrought iron. His search through museums, antique shops, private houses, and collections uncovered many fine examples of ironwork.They are illustrated here in 640 plates containing over 3,000 drawings. Sonn spent eight and one half years traveling along the East coast sketching and doing research for this classic work.
Format: Hardcover Dimensions: 9" x 11" Pages: 765 Illustrations: 3000Learn 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