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- Art of Casting in Iron, The Bolland, Simpson$12.95
The Art of Casting in Iron
by Simpson Bolland
The Art of Casting in Iron was first published in 1893. It has long since made its mark in the field of blacksmithing, offering handymen everything they need to know to make appliances, chains, and statues, and to repair broken castings the old-fashioned way. From founding statues and the art of taking casts to pattern modeling and sectional molding, this practical guideboook provides all of the need-to-know basics and more. With simple, easy to understand instructions and detailed formulas, tables, and illustrations, The Art of Casting Iron guides the reader step-by-step through the iron casting process, making it the perfect companion for novice metal founders and industry professionals.
Format: Soft cover Dimentions: 6" x 9" Pages: 392 Illustrations: 200Learn More
- Beaded Chain Mail Jewelry Whyte, Dylon$22.95
Chain mail jewelry is lovely in and of itself, but when you add beautiful beads, it becomes spectacular. Learn the fundamentials, and innovative technique for threading the beads onto chain mail, and eight weave patterns, ranging fromtime-honored classics to new originals. Try you hand at 27 pretty projects, from simple to challenging. These pieces are trye showstoppers.
Format: Hardcover Dimentions: 9" x 10" Pages: 144 Illustrations: 300Learn 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
- Coal Heat Schuler Hull, Stanley & Cary$4.00
It may be the answer to your rising fuel bills
Looking for an alternative heat source from oil, wood, and electricity? Coal is cheaper and safer than wood because it does not have creosote buildup, and is easier to handle with less work. Coal Heat covers types and availability of coal, advantages and disadvantages, equipment, installation, maintenance, and conversion of furnaces to coal. Here is all you need to know about coat heat!
Format: Softcover. Dimensions: 6" x 9" Pages: 158 Illustrations: 51Learn More
- Colonial Cook, The Kalman, Bobbie$8.95
In many Colonial homes, the woman of the family ran the household. She was responsible for preparing, preserving, and cooking foods. If she had daughters, they helped her with these chores. In wealthier households, the woman of the house did not do the cooking herself. She planned meals and supervised the servants who propared and cooked the food. This booklet explains how the food was raised and prepared and portrays the roles of servants and slaves in the kitchen, as well as the tools they used. Easily understood by young readers.
Format: Softcover. Dimentions: 8 1/4" x 10 3/4" Pages: 32 Illustrations: 60
- Colonial Women Walker, Niki$8.95
European colonists came to North America in the early 1600s. Most colonists came from towns and cities in Europe, so they were not prepared for the harsh wilderness. Most colonists believed that men were stronger and smarter than women. They had definite ideas about the roles, jobs, and behaviors that were suitable for women. The biggest events in most women's lives were marriage and childbirth. Their traditional jobs were preparing food, cleaning, caring for children and treating illnesses. This booklet for young readers depicts Colonial women in all their roles.
Format: Softcover. Dimentions: 8 1/2"x10 3/4" Pages: 31 Illustrations: 48Learn More
- Copper Work Rose, Augustus F.$10.00
COPPER WORK by Augustus F. Rose is an illustrated test book for teachers and students in the manual arts which contains an abundance of illustrative material on this subject, consisting of drawings and photographs, but also a detailed description of the processes necessary for the execution of many of the designs.
Format: Soft Cover Dimentions: 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" Pages: 123 Illustrations: 110Learn More