Creative Metal Forming [Hardcover] Betty Helen Longhi; Cynthia Eid; Tim McCeight and Jeff McCreight
Two accomplished metalsmiths, both with extensive teaching careers, have joined forces to provide a comprehensive survey of the ways to form sheet metal. The 256-page text covers a huge swath, from a basic dapped disk through synclasting, anticlasting and spiculums to a raised vessel. Along the way, special attention is given to anticlastic forming and the vocabulary first introduced by their mentor, Heikki Seppä. Creative Metal Forming utilizes 35 detailed exercises to explain the basics as well as advanced nuances in each category. Metalsmiths Michael Good and Nancy Linkin have each contributed demonstrations of their forming techniques.
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Setting Repair is the second installment in Revere’s landmark Professional Jewelry Repair Series. Just as Ring Repair was the first to cover the myriad ways to size and replace ring shanks, this book is the first to illustrate and explain the repair of settings for gemstones in jewelry. Seventeen step-by-step chapters include repairs in sterling silver, karat …
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 …
Chasing and Repousse: Methods Ancient and Modern [Hardcover] Nancy Megan Corwin; Tim McCreight and Doug Yaple
Virtually every culture with a history of metalsmithing has demonstrated accomplished work in the complementary techniques of chasing and repoussé. From delicate Hellenic earrings to works as massive as the Statue of Liberty, the use of hammers and punches to form and ornament metal remains as vibrant today as it has been throughout its 5,000 year history.
This lavishly …
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.