Books for artisans of non-ferrous metals
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    Making Metal Beads Warg, Pauline

     Making Metal Beads is a great resource for all jewelers. Pauline Warg clearly presents new techniques, reacquaints you with ones you mau not have used for a while, and offers many ideas for altering existing objects. From glistening gold to subtle silver, metal is an ideal material for crafting beads.

    Format: Softcover.   Dimentions: 8 1/2" x 10"   Pages: 160   Illustrations: 300

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    Making Metal Jewelry Sartin, John

    Author and noted jewelry designer John Sartin expertly teaches you the fundamentals and beyond.  Try new methods, build new skills, and become the jewelry designer you've always wanted to be.                                                               

    ~ Learn the basic skills of sawing, drilling, piercing, filing, and finishing metal.                                                                  ~ Learn how and when to use cold and hot connection methods.                                                                                      ~ Add texture with roller embossing, retuculation, hammers, and metal overlay.                                                               ~ Shape metal and build volume by dapping and forging.                                                                                                  ~ Mount gems and stones with bezel, prong, tube, and flush settings.

    Format: Soft cover  Dimentions: 8 1/4" x 11"  Pages: 223  Illustrations: over 500

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    Metal Techniques for Craftsmen Untracht, Oppi

    A Basic Manual on the Methods of Forming and Decorating Metals

    Working with metals, recording experiences and the taming of fire, distinguishes man from  beasts.

    This book gives complete instructions on the handling, working and finishing of all metals. It is fully indexed and lavishly illustrated not only with working techniques but also with fine examples of craftsmanship through the ages.

    Part One is devoted to basic information and the characteristic qualities of each of the metals met by the craftsman, both precious and base.

    Part Two describes the various techniques in working metals, those that do not require soldering, those employing contrasting metals, those that require soldering, and those combining metals with nonmelalic materials.

    Part Three deals with smithing, annealing, forging, casting and other methods of metal fabrication.

    Part Four deals with finishing.

    Part Five descriibes hand tools and their uses.

    Part Six is devoted to charts and tables.

    Format: Hardcover.   Dimentions: 7 1/2" x 10 1/2"   Pages: 509   Illustrations: over 2,000


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    Metalworking 101 for Beaders Cooper, Candie

     This A - Z guide will teach you how to make the perfect metal findings to showcase your beadwork. It will take you step-by-step through all the information you need to make fabulous one-of-a-kind findings. You'll find over 30 stunning jewelry projects that will inspire you to practice you newfound skills.

    Format: Softcover.  Dimentions: 8 1/2" x 10"  Pages: 128  Illustrations: 250

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    Mixed Metal Jewelry Workshop Hettmansperger, Mary

    Through a wide variety of stunning jewelry projects, you will learn how to work with silver clay, sheet metal, and wire, as well as tow materials that are new to the market: copper and bronze clay. Mary Hettmansperger walks you through each step of the projects, increasing your range of skills and design options. Her approach to making jewelry in non-traditional. She often uses low-tech connection methods and rustic metal patinas to add depth, age, and texture.

    Format: Hard cover  Dimentions: 8 3/4" x 10 1/4"  Pages: 128  Illustrations: 70

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    Moving Metal Steines, Adolph

    Moving Metal

    The Art of Chasing and Repoussé

    This book is a long overdue treat for blacksmiths, sculptors, and all artists of metalwork. It has information on chasing and repoussé in greater depth and detail than any other volume available in the English language today. A valuable resource for both the professional and the hobbyist. Translated from German

    Format: Hardcover.   Dimensions: 8" x 10"   Pages: 131   Illustrations: 107+111

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    Patinas For Small Studios Lewton-Brain, Charles

    The increased interest in patination and metal coloring and the need for simple, fairly non-toxic solutions for small scale general purpose use is met in this booklet. Procedures have been chosen that require small investment of money in chemicals, and are reasonably non-toxic or are made with household chemicals.

    Format: Softcover.   Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"   Pages: 33   Illustrations: 10

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    Plane Makers Of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania Rumpf, John F.

    Jacob Siegley, Edwin Hahn, Keystone Tool Works This book contains the most extensive histories, TYPE studies, descriptions and photographs of the complete line of planes manufactured by the three plane manufacturers from Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Also detailed and photographed are 'Siegley' planes manufactured by the Stanley Co. after they bought out Jacob Siegley in 1901. Included is previously unpublished historical information on Hahn and Keystone Tool Works. This is a 'must have' book for anyone interested in patented and un-patented American metallic planes.

    Format: Softcover.   Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"   Pages: 124   Illustrations: 161

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