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- Art of Mail Armor, The Brewer, Mary$32.00
The Art of Mail Armor by Mary Brewer is laid out in simple steps and instructs you in everything from the most fundamental elements - assembling your tool kit and making your own links - to more complicated and intricate patterns that will personalize and tailor your armor for a perfect fit and custom look. Learn how to join, enlarge, round, angle, fit sleeves, and add style to an ordinary piece with various trims and inlays to make your design truly unique. Even seasoned mail makers will find new ideas and techniques.
Format: Soft Cover Dimentions: 8 1/2" x 11" Pages: 155 Illustrations: 400Learn More
- Art of Mechanical Drawing, The Willard, William F$9.95
A Practical Course for Drafting and Design
Better understand the basic, elegant elements of architecture by learning the classic art of hand drafting in this step-by-step guide; originally published by Popular Mechanics in 1912. Before our modern age of computer-aided design, apprentice draftmen perfected their art by hand. Manual drafting was once a prized skill. Now, the editors of Popular Mechanics have revived their classic handbook in a compact form.
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 4 3/4" x 7" Pages: 176 Illustrations: 129Learn More
- Art of the Weathervane, The Miller, Steven$35.95
In this fascinating study, one of the world's foremost authorities on weathervanes presents new information on this dynamic folk art form. Classic and never-before-seen pieces illustrate the rugged vitality of the weathervane which from the mid-to-late 19th century have come to be considered three-dimensional sculpture, suitable for decorating modern corporate offices and homes.
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 8 1/2" x 11" Pages: 160 Illustrations: 60Learn More
- Art of Traditional Blacksmithing, The Bergland Hårvard$58.00
THE ART OF TRADITIONAL BLACKSMITHING; A Norwegian Perspective, is a masterpiece that joins tradition with wisdom and creativity. It presents Håvard Bergland's overview of the blacksmithing trade as a whole. Bergland systematically documents the blacksmithing trade by gathering and presenting skills, techniques and ideas that he has tried out in the forge himself. The book is largely self-explainatory and offers advice, ideas and inspiration to anyone who wants to be involved in blacksmithing.
It is throughly illustrated with more than 400 color photos and nearly 700 drawings.
Format: Hardcover; Dimentions: 8 1/2" x 10 1/2"; Pages: 394; Illustrations & Photos: over 1,000Learn More
- Art of Welding, The Galvery, William$24.95
Over William Galvery's long professional career as an educator and hands-on-welder he offers us his acclaimed welding insight and everyday tips and tricks.This unique and original book provides complete, in-depth coverage of the equiptment and techniques used in the most popular welding processes: Oxyacetylele, stick welding, MIG welding and TIG welding. Each chapter contains the pros and cons of each process and information on equiptment, setup, materials, safety, and welding techniques. It provides sound footing for the novice welder.
Format: Soft Cover Dimentions: 8 1/2" x 11" Pages: 256 Illustrations: 225Learn More
- Art of Wrought Metalwork for House and Garden Schmirler, Otto$80.00
The Art of Wrought Metalwork for House and Garden displays ironwork for buildings, past and present. Wrought ironwork on a building has the double function of protection and ornamentation, and here both functions will be emphasized. In selecting drawings and photographs for this book it is assumed that the reader has already learned the ABCs of forging iron, and possesses this basic knowledge. Many details, however, are provided that can help both the qualified wrought-iron craftsman and someone who wishes to begin learning the trade. These beautiful photographs also provide the architecht and potential home owner with ideas for the newest project.Learn More
Format: Hardcover Dimensions: 9” x 11” Pages: 296 Illustrations: 600
- Artist Blacksmith, The Parkinson, Peter$45.00
Design and Techniques The Artist Blacksmith is the essential handbook for anyone interested in bringing a creative, contemporary approach to this ancient craft, and for those already hooked who want to improve and expand their skills. It offers a contemporary approach to an ancient craft using fundamental blacksmithing processes. The author describes how to develop a design, then how to realize it, and finally how to assemble and finish the piece.
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 10 1/2" x 9 3/4" Pages: 160 Illustrations: 200Learn More
- Artist Blacksmithing DVD Parkinson, Peter$74.95
"Techniques in Action" explains the fundamental techniques of working with hot iron and steel, and suggests how those techniques can be used creatively in designs. Set in his own workshop, it is a rare opportunity to see a leading blacksmith in action. With the roar of the forge, the dancing of the flames and the glow of hot metal, the film captures the romance and magic of using fire to transform a piece of iron.
Peter Parkinson has long been an inspiration to blacksmiths: his enthusiasm for the craft alongside his recognized talent makes him an exceptional tutor. In this double DVD, he brings his own insight to the craft while explaining both the processes and pitfalls.
DVD ONE: Introduction - Tapering - Upsetting, Spreading - Hot cutting - Punching
DVD TWO: Twisting - Bending - Joining - Toolmaking - Finishing - Afterward
Aprox. Running Time 154 minutesLearn More