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- Bowie Knives Batson, James$12.00
Coffin Handle BOWIE KNIVES is a booklet on how to recreate a contemporary Bowie Knife in the style of William and Samuel Butcher or George Woodhead. It is intended to be a primer for anyone interested in Old Bowies. It can also be a starting point or an entry into the world of Antique Bowie Knives. The maker should be proud of his workmanship and proudly display his name as the maker. Studying old knives and learning new skills in making the handcrafted Bowie Knife of old is a rewarding experience.
Format: Soft cover Dimentions: 8 1/2" x 11" Pages: 16 Illustrations: 17Learn More
- Catching the Fire Lyons, Mary E$18.00
Philip Simmons, Blacksmith
A stimulating book for young readers about this amazing African-American craftsman. Simmons is truly a hero and role model. His gates, fences, and railings decorate the city of Charleston, SC where he forged for most of his long life.
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 8.5" x 9.25" Pages: 48 Illustrations: 29Learn 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
- Classic French Wrought Iron Lecoq, Reymond$29.95
From grilles and gates to balconies, balustrades, railings, and complex lock-and-key mechanisms, Classic French Wrought Iron is a treasury of architectural ironwork designs providing a concise history of the traditional French ironwork industry and descriptions of forging, assembly, and fabrication techniques. In this comprehensive inventory and classification of superb decorative ironwork, he traces the 700-year evolution of the art in France from the twelfth to the nineteenth centuries.
Format: Hardback, Dimentions: 9 1/4" x 12", Pages: 128, Illustrations: 520Learn More
- Classic Lanterns Pearson, Dennis$29.99
Revised 2nd edition
The first photographic investigation of the history, companies, people, places, uses, prices, and the kerosene lanterns themselves. Some of these lanterns are so rare they have never been photographed before. Each lantern is described in detail. Restoration information in detail, on American and foreign lanterns, railroad lanterns, and lots of barn lanterns. Collecting tips, newly revised quick reference prices, and the Universal Value Calculator are also included. The author is an antiques restorer with over 35 years of lantern collecting experience.
Format: Softcover. Dimensions: 8.5" x 11" Pages: 142 Illustrations: over 200Learn More
- Complete Metalsmith, The DVD McCreight, Tim$30.00
The Complete Metalsmith video has been recognized as a standard in the field for its clarity, breath, and professional production values. Like the popular book of the same name, the video consists of clearly identified chapters that cover joining, forming, and surface techinques. It shows the assembly of three specific pieces of jewelry to demonstrate the ways individual techniques are used in combination to complete a finished work. Tim McCreight's ability to organize information, combined with his relaxed teaching style provides a wealth of practical information in an easy to follow format.
Running Time: approx. 70 minutesLearn More
- Complete Modern Blacksmith,The Weygers, Alexander$19.95
Design, forge, and fix your own tools, hardware, and household accessories with master craftsman and teacher Alexander G. Weygers. His three extraordinary books, 'The Making of Tools', 'The Modern Blacksmith', and 'The Recycling, Use, and Repair of Tools', are classics in their field and, here, in 'The Complete Modern Blacksmith' brought together.
Format: Softcover. Dimensions: 8" x 11" Pages: 304 Illustrations: 456 beautiful sketches throughoutLearn 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