Non-ferrous

Books for artisans of non-ferrous metals
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    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: 300

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    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: 450

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    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: 51

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    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

     

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    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: 48

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    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:  110

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    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 800

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    Exposé of Repoussé Heath, Robert M.
    $12.50

    Repoussé or embossing is "to ornament with raised work or to raise in relief from a surface." This presentation is to convey the most elementary and easiest technique to accomplish repoussé.There are basically three types of "Relief": 1. There is "low relief", also called bas-relief,  2. "half relief" where half of the figure stands out from the background, and 3. "high relief" in which the figures almost stand out from the background in the round. 

                 This text can be enjoyed for learning and practicing the basics of repoussé.

    Format: Soft cover,  Dimentions: 8 1/2" x 11",  Pages: 62,  Illustrations: 120

     

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