Complete Metalsmith: Professional Edition McCreight, Tim
Widely recognized as one of the most frequently referred to texts in the field, this third edition of McCreight’s classic work sets the standard. With extensive coverage of materials, techniques, tools, best-practices and technical information, this book is a complete and useful resource for metalsmiths at all levels and is a common sight on benches around the world. Chapters deal with what is happening at the bench – joining, forming, coloring, etc. Through more than 1600 drawings and scores of commonsense tips, this book is as accessible as it is comprehensive.
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The Complete Metalsmith became a classic soon after it was first published in 1982. A second edition (blue cover) raised the bar by adding 50 more pages and using a larger format. To mark the millenium, McCreight revised it again, this time doubling the number of pages, adding color and using an innovative concealed spiral binding. This information-packed technique source …
Ever experienced that heart-stopping moment when you’ve accidently damaged a gemstone…
As both a jeweler and Fellow of the Gemmological Assoc. of Great Britain, Sally has written a quick reference guide that covers many of the jewelry making processes. It is designed to live on your bench, ready to answer any “should I do this” questions you may have when working …
This edition is perfect for hobbyists, students, and others who are just getting started in metalworking. It explains materials, techniques and tools and everything else a beginner needs to know without getting bogged down in technical details. Full color, durable, and practical.
Knives You Can Make has the specific goal of introducing metalsmiths, novices and hobbyists to the pleasures of making a knife. Most of us use knives several times a day, but few people know the satisfaction of making a knife for themselves, from scratch, with only a few tools. In this engaging book, respected author Tim McCreight shares the …