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- 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
- 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
- Basic Damascus Patterns DVD Norris, Mike$39.00
Renown Damascus Steel and knife maker, Mike Norris gives you an up close, in-depth look at creating and preparing Basic Damascus Patterns.
Lessons include: basic pattern materials preparation - proper heating techniques - grinding and finishing - pattern design - and much more!
Total Run Time: 44 minutes with quick and easy menu access to all lessons.Learn 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 Blacksmith, The Meilach, Dona Z.$49.95
The Contemporary Blacksmith, brings together over 500 works by nearly 200 artist-craftsmen from 16 countries to illustrate the unprecedented activity in modern ironwork. Meilach shows how metal work has blossomed into a serious art form over the past twenty five years. She introduces some of the men and women who are fascinated by smithing, and why and how the act of manipulating metal becomes such a powerful muse. You could easily be inspired to pick up a hammer and try your hand at this ancient art form gone modern.
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 11" x 8.75" Pages: 256 Illustrations: 538Learn 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
- Creative Metal Forming Betty Helen Longhi & Cythia Eid$45.00
Creative Metal Forming is a comprehensive book which surveys contemporaty metal forming techniques through three dozen exercises and hundreds of photographs. Betty Helen Longhi and Cynthia Eid bring years of teaching and studio practice to this monumental resource. Novice hobbyists and advanced metalsmiths alike will find discoveries in every chapter, all didicated to energizing this exciting field.
Format: Hard cover Dimentions: 8 1/2" x 11" Pages: 254 Illustrations: over 800Learn More
- 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