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- Moving Metal Steines, Adolph$32.95
The Art of Chasing and Repoussé
This book is a long overdue treat for blacksmiths, sculptors, and all artists of metalwork. It has information on chasing and repoussé in greater depth and detail than any other volume available in the English language today. A valuable resource for both the professional and the hobbyist. Translated from German
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 8" x 10" Pages: 131 Illustrations: 107+111Learn More
- Ships' Figureheads Hansesn, Hans-Jürgen und Hansen< Clas Broder$23.95
This is the story of the carved wooden bow decoration that once adorned almost every stem of every wooden ship under sail. Hans Jürgen Hansen and Clas Broder Hansen begin with a report on the mythological origin of the bow decoration, which had a long life in seafaring superstition. It shows the development of figureheads from the Polynesians, Phoenicians, and Vikings to the high point of the gloriously decorated Renaissance and Baroque ships. Then it moves on to the imaginative, original variety of the figureheads of the 18th and 19th Centuries, the last windjammers and the school sailing ships that are still in use today. It details the different types of figureheads as well as the sculptors who made them.
Format: Hardcover. Dimentions: 6 1/2" x 9 1/4" Pages:128 Illustrations: 133
- The Artist Blacksmith's Craft and My Life as an Artist Blacksmith Schramm, Julius$12.00
The Artist Blacksmith's Craft and My Life as Artist Blacksmith
This book offers great insight into the life and times of this famous German blacksmith. For two years Francis Whitaker was an apprentice in Schramm's shop and was later responsible for having this fascinating story translated.
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 7 1/2" x 10 1/2" Pages: 156 Illustrations: 122Learn More
- Ukrainian Blacksmith: Oleh Bonkovskyy Mohylevskyy, Volodymyr$36.00
The production of iron and its shaping by hot forging methods was known in modern Ukraine long before the Common Era. Ukrainian Blacksmith Oleh Bonkovskyy, exemplifies one man's dedication to the art of blacksmithing. This book illustrates the craftsmanship of Bonkovskyy's many works of art that have found their home around the world, including large public sculptures, detailed and intricate panels, stained glass, signage, fireplaces, grillwork, gates and handrails, candlesticks and crosses. Included are also chapters on the history of blacksmithing and each of the styles of his work in both English and Ukrainian.
Format: Hard Cover Dimentions: 9 1/4" x 12 1/4" Pages: 293 Illustrations: 210Learn More
- Wrought Iron Kühn, Fritz$25.00
Wrought Iron was as renowned for his photography as he was for his metal artistry. In this small compendium Kühn offers us his own view of his own works.
"Emotionally sensing and intellectually reading a simple form means to catch a glimpse of its very soul." - Fritz Kühn
Format: Hardcover Dimentions: 9" x 12" Pages: 120 Illustrations: 186Learn More