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- Damascus Steel Löbach, Gunther$39.99
Damascus Steel: Theory and Practice focuses on this centuries-old, hot forged steel that is legendary for making sharp, strong blades that struck fear in many a man's heart. Artisan, blacksmiths, and hobbyists the world over have initiated a renaissance of that fascinating, decorative material. which is the focus of this comprehensive book. It offers inspiration and the fundamentals of working in this ancient medium, Ideal for amateur blacksmiths and experienced metalworkers. It includes the detailed, computer-generated illustrations and hundreds of photos to learn how to identify grain direction, properly execute torsion technique, and see the endless potential for forging patterns in Damascus steel.
Format: Hard Cover Dimentions: 7 1/4" x 10 1/4" Pages: 176 Illustrations: 300Learn More
- Decorative Ironwork Baur-Heinhold, Margarete$39.95
The restoration of wrought iron is discussed and ironwork examples are organized in Decorative Ironwork according to their uses. These include gratings that protect doors and windows, entries and gates from Europe in the Middle Ages, artistic creations of the 17th and 18th centuries, and works of our own day.
Format: Hard cover Dimentions: 9" x 12" Pages: 176 Illustrations: 368 photos
- Für den Kunstschmied (translated) Schmirler, Otto$59.00
Designs – Shop Drawings – Photographs for the Artist-blacksmith
Schmirler has compiled a selection of sketches, scale drawings and photographs from his own archive intended primarily to serve as a reference work for wrought-iron smiths. His three-step process in the production of a piece of artistic wrought iron starts with sketching the piece, and then developing a detailed working drawing on a scale of 1:1, and finally photographing the finished piece and recording its location. The objects include fireplaces, wall lamps, clocks, wine bars, gates, railings, grills, candle holders, signs and much more in Schmirler's plan of first, the sketch, then developing a detailed 1:1 drawing, and finally photographing the finished piece. Tri-lingual: English/German & French
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 8.75" x 10.75" Pages: 168 Illustrations: 764Learn 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
- Heritage of English Knives, The Hayden-Wright, David$63.00
The Heritage of English Knives
This is the preeminent reference on antique English knives, written by one of Great Britain's most respected 20th century authorities on weaponry. The text contains much previously unknown historical information about cutlers and their art. The history of the famous American designed Bowie knife, manufactured extensively in Sheffield, is explained and amply illustrated. The history of the American Bowie knife explained and amply illustrated. Discussions present multi-bladed sportsmen's pocket knives, farrier's, smoker's, quill knives, curiosities, and actual knives presented to King George IV in 1821.
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 9" x 12" Pages: 336 Illustrations: 301 color and 20 B&WLearn More
- Ironwork Today Meilach, Dona Z.$49.95
Ironwork Today: Inside and Out, Vol. I
Here is an exciting foray into the world of the artist-blacksmith from the growing number of men and women who revel in lighting up a forge and shaping hot, malleable iron into beautiful useful objects. Blacksmiths today produce monumental and modest works. A beautiful collection of railings, gates, doors, sculpture, fences, candle holders, furniture, lighting fixtures and more.Over 480 color photographs highlight objects for indoor and outdoor use.
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 11" x 8.5" Pages: 256 Illustrations: 482 colorLearn More
- Ironwork Today 3 Snyder, Jeffrey B$50.00
In Ironwork Today 3, over 450 color photos provide a sweeping overview of the amazing range of iron artwork created by 82 of today's artist-blacksmiths. These works in metal are found in public spaces, offices, and homes. The pieces, discussed by the artists who made them, include sculpture, gates, railings, furniture, lighting fixtures, doors, locks, and much more.
Format: Hardback Dimentions: 11 1/4 x 9 3/4 Pages: 255 Illustrations: 450Learn More