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Copper Work for the Home Hobbyist By Dennis Lease
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Working with copper is a great hobby, and a swell way to make items for yourself, for gifts, to replace broken or damaged items, or for resale. This ebook will introduce you to the art of working... More > copper. Originally written in 1908 for teaching students in public schools, it has been republished here in its original form with all pages and illustrations in their original cleaned-up form. Chapters include the equipment you will need and the materials to work with. How to make escutcheons and hinges, drawer and door pulls and hinges, finger plates, box corners, stamp box and match boxes, picture frames, sconces, soldering, embossing, trays and plates, sealing wax set, watch fobs, spoons, tongs, scoops and even a chapter on enameling your finished product. Working with copper by hand is almost a lost art. Imagine making a picture frame from copper! What a great Christmas gift! You can learn this art from the old masters in this easy to read and follow instruction book.< Less
The Japanese toso-kinko Schools By Markus Sesko
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This book deals systematically, for the first time in English, with all the Japanese tôsô-kinkô schools and sorted by their production sites such as Kyôto, Edo, Mito, Higo and... More > the like. Comprehensive cross references are given for the origins of the individual schools and the master-student relationship(s) of the individual artists, supported by genealogies for the larger schools. In addition, a detailed introduction of the historical context of the Japanese tôsô-kinkô, the manufacturers of sword fittings, is given at the beginning. Also added is an extensive index containing all the names, first names and pseudonyms of the artists introduced in this publication.< Less
The Hobbyist's Guide to Casting Metal By Ben Baker
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This book contains an overview of the basic skills and techniques most commonly used in hobby metalcasting. While it is by no means a comprehensive presentation of any subject, nor a scholarly work... More > that reveals some new insight about metalcasting, it is designed to serve for beginning hobbyists as a tutorial to help them learn about the hobby; and for more experienced hobbyists as a reference manual and guidebook. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License. To view a free online version of this work, visit http://prometheus.vndv.com/tutorial.html< Less
The Hobbyist's Guide to Casting Metal--Spiral Bound By Ben Baker
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This book contains an overview of the basic skills and techniques most commonly used in hobby metalcasting. While it is by no means a comprehensive presentation of any subject, nor a scholarly work... More > that reveals some new insight about metalcasting, it is designed to serve for beginning hobbyists as a tutorial to help them learn about the hobby; and for more experienced hobbyists as a reference manual and guidebook. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License. To view a free online version of this work, visit http://prometheus.vndv.com/tutorial.html< Less
The Hobbyist's Guide to Casting Metal By Ben Baker
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This book contains an overview of the basic skills and techniques most commonly used in hobby metalcasting. While it is by no means a comprehensive presentation of any subject, nor a scholarly work... More > that reveals some new insight about metalcasting, it is designed to serve for beginning hobbyists as a tutorial to help them learn about the hobby; and for more experienced hobbyists as a reference manual and guidebook. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License. To view a free online version of this work, visit http://prometheus.vndv.com/tutorial.html< Less
The Hobbyist's Guide to Casting Metal--Spiral Bound By Ben Baker
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This book contains an overview of the basic skills and techniques most commonly used in hobby metalcasting. While it is by no means a comprehensive presentation of any subject, nor a scholarly work... More > that reveals some new insight about metalcasting, it is designed to serve for beginning hobbyists as a tutorial to help them learn about the hobby; and for more experienced hobbyists as a reference manual and guidebook. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License. To view a free online version of this work, visit http://prometheus.vndv.com/tutorial.html< Less
Soldered Jewelry By Barbara Tilley
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Barbara shows us how to create beautiful art jewelry using stain glass copper foil and lead free solder. Using easy to learn techniques you can be making fun and unique jewelry in minutes. An... More > inexpensive craft soldering iron and some stain glass copper foil and solder are the main supplies to start you on a new crafting adventure. This book shows the basic foiling technique, basic soldering technique and three projects from beginning to end with step by step color pictures.< Less
Gold Applications: A Technology Review By Charles Lewton-Brain
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This paper documents the results of a research project for the Society of North American Goldsmiths. It describes fusion applications (gold painting), doublée, Keum-boo, depletion gilding... More > (tumbaga, guanin), inlay and overlay procedures and it discusses fire gilding. Control factors for free compositional choice are defined and demonstrated. That is, the information is treated as a way of creating patterns and pictures by inlaying gold and other materials into metal surfaces. 44 pages. B/W diagrams.< Less
Gold Applications: A Technology Review By Charles Lewton-Brain
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This paper documents the results of a research project for the Society of North American Goldsmiths. It describes fusion applications (gold painting), doublée, Keum-boo, depletion gilding... More > (tumbaga, guanin), inlay and overlay procedures and it discusses fire gilding. Control factors for free compositional choice are defined and demonstrated. That is, the information is treated as a way of creating patterns and pictures by inlaying gold and other materials into metal surfaces. 44 pages. B/W diagrams.< Less
Dancing on the Rim By Clela Reed
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“Dancing on the Rim is a book of human relationships and the complex and often painful ways the heart is forced to negotiate the world. These are insightful, brave, and honest poems, and they... More > teach us time and again, how to live and how to love the world.” -David Bottoms, Poet Laureate of Georgia “Clela Reed possesses the poet’s eye and the poet’s gift for language, her mastery of metaphor and lushness of image evident everywhere in this collection. In surprising and delightful ways, she often links the quotidian with the primal to demonstrate the timelessness of our human yearning and connection. Here is a bright new voice in American poetry.” -Sarah Gordon< Less