Items 25-32 of 58
- Cooper and His Trade, The Kilby, Kenneth$21.95
The Cooper: and His Trade
The Cooper is divided into two parts. The first, partly autobiographical,deals with material, tools, and techniques and discusses the role of the white cooper, the dry cooper and the various kinds of wet cooper. The second part of the books deals with organization and conditions of work and the social history of coopering from early times to the twentieth century.
Format: Softcover. Dimensions: 6" x 9" Pages: 192 Illustrations: 184Learn More
- Dictionary Of American Hand Tools Sellens, Alvin$39.95
A Pictorial Synopsis
Here is the greatest assembly of hand tools ever assembled. It is a fascinating chronicle of nearly every tool ever used in North America, including ancient tools used by Native Americans; Trade tools used to create coaches, pianos, ships, and saddles; tools for harvesting farm goods, turpentine, and ice; and tools for fine bookbinding and watch repair.The tools are organized according to profession, from Beekeeper to Wheelwright, and will fascinate today's practitioners of these trades and hobbies.
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 9" x 12" Pages: 546 Illustrations: over 4,500Learn 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
- Early Logging Tools Johnson, Kevin$29.95
This book will be treasured by all who share a fascination for logging as it was done by the lumberjack, bucker, and high climber. The photos display the wide array of equipment once used to log high timber that is now eminently collectible, including axes, saws, filing tools, springboards, oil bottles, under cutters, wedges, marlin spikes, drag saws, and venerable chainsaws. Historical photos display towering giants of old growth forest where loggers toiled decades ago.
Format: Softcover. Dimensions: 8.5" x 11" Pages: 159 Illustrations: 354Learn More
- General Blacksmith, The Paine, Malcolm$28.00
In The General Blacksmith: Tales and Techniques of an Ancient Craft, Malcolm Paine puts the methods that he learned and used repeatedly, in his 60 blacksmithing years, into a simple form, that aspiring blacksmiths can follow step by step, and one that can still be of interest to the more experienced ironworker. Paine presents a clear text and drawings for any blacksmith to follow. A prefect book for beginners to get started and improving blacksmith to reach new levels in their craft.
Format: Hard cover Dimentions: 7 1/2" x 9 1/2" Pages: 217 Illustrations: 410
- Golden Age of Ironwork, The Magaziner, Henry Jonas$20.00
The Golden Age of Ironwork
This book demonstrates the incredible versatility and beauty of scaled-down architectural and ornamental masterpieces.
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 8.75" x 11.25" Pages: 224 Illustrations: 171 photographs by Robert D. GoldingLearn More
- Hammered Copper Baum, Sandy$29.99
South of Mexico City in the state of Michoacan, in the small city of Santa Clara del Cobre, (meaning copper) lived two families of copper smiths, the Angels (An-hill) and the Punzos. Their techniques are so ancient that they go all the way back to the copper age that preceded the Bronze Age three thousand years ago. Hammered Copper presents wonderful examples of copper from this area. From nothing more than a chunk or flat sheet of metal, artists here have spent centuries creating both uneful adn decorative items with specially made hand tools.
Format: Hard cover Dimentions: 11 1/4" x 8 3/4" Pages: 160 Illustrations: 375Learn More
- Hammered Symbols Rienthaler, Gustl$20.95
The need to adorn one's self and to protect ourselves from the influences of evil forces and misfortune is as ancient as the history of mankind. Hence people even decorated everyday objects with symbols and protective signs. August Reinthaler's detailed descriptions and quality drawings of the tools in his extensive collection make this a valuable and informative text book.
Format: Softcover. Dimentions: 6"x 8 1/4" Pages: 150 Illustrations: 446Learn More