Practical Casting: A Studio Reference, Revised Edition [Spiral-bound] Tim McCreight
Casting is a technique almost as old as metalworking itself, invented and improved in diverse cultures around the world. This practical volume has become a classic since it was first published in 1986. Establishing itself as a reliable text in the field and a popular resource for teachers. It has undergoing three revisions, including the latest incarnation now in color. Early chapters describe lost wax centrifugal casting while following chapters cover direct methods, moldmaking, foundry casting and more. Practical Casting has set the standard for clear explanations and descriptive illustrations that bring complex techniques within the reach of hobbyists and metalsmiths at any level.
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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.
Brynmorgen Press is pleased to celebrate the 20th anniversary of this important book by releasing it in a new and updated edition. This revised edition replaces the previous book (blue cover) that is no longer available.
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