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- 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
- Iron Menagerie Guild of Metalsmiths,$18.95
This book explains how to forge fifteen different animal heads. Blacksmith Paul Hubler hammered out all the projects in this book and explains every step in forging animal heads. Iron Menagerie clearly demonstraits every step in the animal head making process so any person with a minimal amount of experience can easily follow the instructions. It was written to fill a need for developing blacksmithing skills in creating decorative fantasy animal heads.
Format: Softcover - spiral bound. Dimensions: 11 1/2" x 8 3/4" Pages: 34 Illustrations: 179Learn 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
- Ironwork: Dynamic Details Meilach, Dona Z.$39.95
Over 250 color photographs display details of contemporary iron objects, including flowers, grape clusters, leaves, small and large animals that attest to the blacksmith's role as a sculptor. Details of other elements for furniture, fireplace accessories and many other items bring a whole new dimension to blacksmithing. This stimulation book is a must for metalworkers, designers, artists, gallery owners, art lovers, and museum directors. Appreciate by looking or try it!
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 8.75" x 11.5" Pages: 160 Illustrations: over 250Learn More
- Making a Copper Weathervane Helmreich. Bruce$29.99
Making a Copper Weathervane
Bruce Helmreich guides you through the steps necessary to build a hand-hammered copper weathervane. Folk art subjects used in American weathervanes include domesticated and wild animals, birds, occupations, patriotic themes, and transportation. Create your own design or use the complete set of plans included to produce a traditional rooster weathervane. Using basic tools (tin snips and hammers) and ageless techniques, this book will teach you how to make a weathervane that will serve your roof for years. Whether you are an experienced metal worker, or a woodworker looking for a challange, this is the book for you.
Format: Softcover Dimentions: 8 1/2" x 11" Pages: 160 Illustrations: 290 color and 25 line drawingsLearn More
- Making Sculpture from Scrap Metal Parkinson, Peter$19.95
Transforming unlikely pieces of scrap metal into significant works of art - giving new life to things we throw away - is an accessible, creative and fulfilling activity. 'Making Sculpture from Scrap Metal' describes and illustrates the concerns and techniques involved in making this kind of sculpture. It discusses the role and purpose of sculpture and covers sources of scrap metal. It includes the making, finishing and installation of pieces of sculpture.
Format: Soft Cover Dimentions: 6 3/4" x 9 1/2" Pages: 96 Illustrations: 90Learn More