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- Skills of a Blacksmith, The Vol. I Aspery, Mark$59.00
Mastering the Fundamentals of Blacksmithing Vol. I
An excellent presentation of the technical aspects of blacksmithing as well as the basic fundamentals. Physics and chemistry are translated into an easy to understand language.
SET (Vol I to III) ON SALE FOR $150.00
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 8.75" x 11.5" Pages: 300 Illustrations: 1,118.Learn More
- Blacksmithing Basics for the Homestead DeLaRonde, Joe$14.99
Basics for the Homestead
Joe DeLaRonde is a master blacksmith. He started his blacksmithing career 35 years ago as an apprentice under a master German blacksmith. His works are in use around the globe by military personnel and living history enthusiasts, as well as in private collections and museums in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Europe.Through detailed but easy-to-understand instructions, illustrations, and photographs, he teaches the basic skills of forging. Here is all the information you need to create artistic yet functional iron hardware and accoutrements for home or ranch, including: pokers, shovels, tongs, hooks, camp sets, forks, spoons/spatulas, skewers, nails, hinges, latches, drawer pulls, coat hooks, towel bars, candle holders, brooms, hoes, crowbars, awls, screwdrivers, chain links, chisels, hammers, adzes, axes and knives. DeLaRonde continues to work in his shop in Mancos, Colorado.and Europe.Through detailed but easy-to-understand instructions, illustrations, and photographs, he teaches the basic skills of forging. Here is all the information you need to create artistic yet functional iron hardware and accoutrements for home or ranch, including: pokers, shovels, tongs, hooks, camp sets, forks, spoons/spatulas, skewers, nails, hinges, latches, drawer pulls, coat hooks, towel bars, candle holders, brooms, hoes, crowbars, awls, screwdrivers, chain links, chisels, hammers, adzes, axes and knives. DeLaRonde continues to work in his shop in Mancos, Colorado, producing some of the finest tomahawks, axes, and knives available on the market today.
Format: Softcover. Dimensions: 8" x 9" Pages: 135 Illustrations: 305Learn More
- Backyard Blacksmith, The Sims, Lorelei$20.00
Traditional Techniques for the Modern Smith
The Backyard Blacksmith shows how - with some patience and a working knowledge of metals, basic tools, and techniques - blacksmithing can be easy to learn and a rewarding hobby. Detailed step-by-step full-color exercises, clear photographs, drawings, and descriptions teach all the universal skills and techniques used to forge iron; like having a master blacksmith by your side. It provides the reader with an understanding of the properties and characteristics of forging hot metal, making the craft accessible to those without previous experience. More than 20 detailed, beautiful and functional step-by-step projects organized by difficulty level including all the techniques needed to succeed. Try it!
Format: Softcover. Dimensions: 8" x 11" Pages: 184 Illustrations: 250Learn More
- Making Metal Jewelry Sartin, John$24.99
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 500Learn More
- Art of Mechanical Drawing, The Willard, William F$9.95
A Practical Course for Drafting and Design
Better understand the basic, elegant elements of architecture by learning the classic art of hand drafting in this step-by-step guide; originally published by Popular Mechanics in 1912. Before our modern age of computer-aided design, apprentice draftmen perfected their art by hand. Manual drafting was once a prized skill. Now, the editors of Popular Mechanics have revived their classic handbook in a compact form.
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 4 3/4" x 7" Pages: 176 Illustrations: 129Learn More
- Professional Jewelry Making Revere, Alan$68.00
This landmark book brings a European-style jewelry training to a wide and enthusiastic audience. Alan Revere's four decades as a working goldsmith and passionate teacher are evident on every page as he leads us methodically through each step. In the tradition of great teachers everywhere, he is demanding yet generous, expecting perfection and giving tips on how to achieve it.
Format: Hardcover Dimentions: 9" x 11 1/2" Pages: 340 Illustrations: 600Learn More
- Essential Marine Knots La Brun, Diminique$10.00
Learn to make every knot that a boater needs.
Whether your're towing, trying up to a dock, or pulling a trawel, knowing the basics of ropes and knots is an essential boating skill. Each knot is beautifully presented in a photograph along with step-by-step illustrations on tying the knot.
You'll also learn which knot to use in different situations. Keep Essential Marine Knots handy for wherever your journeys take you.
Format: Hardcover Dimentions: 6" x 8" Pages: 120 Illustrations: 40 knotsLearn More