Sculpting in Copper Basics of Sculpture

A&C Black Visual Arts - In this book, lifelong sculptor Sue White-Oakes and writer Jim Pratt explain the craft of working in copper with the novice metalworker in mind. Metalworking in copper is an ancient and rewarding art. First covering basic tools and techniques, they go on to demonstrate five exciting sculpture projects, each increasing in complexity, from cutting and truing to annealing and soldering, with the aim of building readers' confidence as their skills progress.

Providing clear, practical instruction for the beginner, accompanied by helpful how-to images, this book is the essential resource for anyone wishing to explore the potential of sculpting in copper. Used by human beings for more than 4, this long-lasting, widely available and very forgiving material lends itself to the creation of beautiful figurative sculptures, 000 years, as well as abstract forms.

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Chasing and Repousse: Methods Ancient and Modern

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Brynmorgen Press - Used book in Good Condition. By taking advantage of the inherent qualities of the material, foldforming develops organic forms in metal with minimum effort. The ultimate reference on foldforming from the artist who invented this groundbreaking approach to working with metal. Foldforming lends itself to all branches and levels of metalsmithing, from jewelry to blacksmithing, beginners to advanced artists.

Hundreds of sequential photographs demonstrate techniques to make a wide range of forms.

Art of Coppersmithing: A Practical Treatise on Working Sheet Copper into All Forms

Astragal Press - This popular classic work by John Fuller is in the English language. If you enjoy the works of John Fuller then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection. Art of coppersmithing: a practical Treatise On Working Sheet Copper Into All Forms is presented here in a high quality paperback edition.

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Metalwork for Craftsmen

Dover Publications - A selection of thumbnail sketches for further exploration is included, and complete instructions are given for finishing and oxidation. The compact and graphic method of presentation makes this an extremely handy book, and the projects contained in it will engage the accomplished craftsman as well as the amateur.

. This book, by a master craftsman who has devoted much of his life to teaching, is an exceptionally useful handbook in the techniques of sheet metalcraft. Presenting easy-to-follow and complete instructions on pages opposite to carefully executed drawings and diagrams, he makes it possible for anyone to learn the basics of this art form and to fashion objects which are at once beautiful and useful, and which display the individual expressiveness of the maker.

Beginning with fundamentals, annealing and heating, planishing, the author lists and pictures all of the necessary tools and carefully explains basic techniques for cutting stock, bending and shaping, making molds, shallow hollowing, pattern making, soldering and welding, raising, pickling, leveling, and all of the steps and processes in the fine art of chasing.

Metalwork for Craftsmen - There follows a series of specific projects for making candlesticks, pitchers, beakers, lamps, coasters, fluted platters and bowls, serving trays, and a host of other articles in a wide variety of designs. Used book in Good Condition. The approach is consistently from the craftworker's point of view, and the description of workshop methods are clear and direct and result from the author's lifelong experience in actual work and in instruction.

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Making a Copper Weathervane

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. - Folk art subjects used in american weathervanes are shown, birds, including domesticated and wild animals, patriotic themes, occupations, and transportation. Create your own design or use the complete set of plans included to produce a traditional rooster weathervane. Used book in Good Condition. This step-by-step guide transforms a sheet of copper into a fully functioning weathervane.

Using basic tools tin snips and hammers, ageless techniques, and sheet copper available at your local sheet metal shop, this book will teach you how to make a weathervane that will serve your roof for years. Used book in Good Condition. Whether you are an experienced metal worker, or a woodworker who is looking for a challenge, this is the book for you.

Making a Copper Weathervane - Using over 290 crisp color images, and concise text, 25 detailed line drawings, Bruce Helmreich guides readers through the steps necessary to build a hand-hammered copper weathervane.

Creative Metal Forming

Brynmorgen Press - Two accomplished metalsmiths, both with extensive teaching careers, have joined forces to provide a comprehensive survey of the ways to form sheet metal. Creative metal forming includes 35 detailed exercises to explain the basics and as well as advanced nuances of each category. The 256-page text covers a huge swath, from a basic dapped disk through synclasting, anticlasting and spiculums to a raised vessel.

Used book in Good Condition. Metalsmiths michael Good and Nancy Linkin have each contributed demonstrations of their forming techniques. Used book in Good Condition. Along the way, special attention is given to anticlastic forming and the vocabulary first introduced by their mentor, Heikki Seppä.

Moving Metal: The Art of Chasing and Repousse'

Blue Moon Press - Used book in Good Condition. Translated from German. It has information on chasing and repoussé in greater depth and detail than any other volume available in the English language today. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. A valuable resource for both the professional and the hobbyist. This book is a long overdue treat for blacksmiths, sculptors, and all artists of metalwork.

Patina: 300+ Coloration Effects for Jewelers & Metalsmiths

Interweave - Neatly organized by metal type then by color for ease of reference. All recipes feature step-by-step illustrated instructions. This book is an inspirational resource, a how-to guide, and a book that you have long been waiting for. Used book in Good Condition. Patina also discusses safety issues and handling and disposing of hazardous or corrosive materials as well as proper ventilation.

Cross-references take you to the variety of patination techniques offered, hot and cold applications, using resists, brush application, including immersion, spraying, layering, fuming, and more. Patina discusses variables that affect the overall metal coloration such as surface preparation, chemical formula, application method, and more.

Patina: 300+ Coloration Effects for Jewelers & Metalsmiths - An explosion of patination methods from beginner to advanced skill levels!Patina offers a collection of over 300 metal patination recipes, application instructions, including jewelers, sculptors, and full-sized samples for anyone working in metals, and metal artisans. This all-skill-level book covers steel, brass, bronze, copper, stainless steel, silver, and aluminum.

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Metalsmithing Made Easy: A Practical Guide to Cold Connections, Simple Soldering, Stone Setting, and More!

Interweave - Once these skills are mastered in the sampler, you can undertake any or all of fifteen gorgeous projects included, prong-set pendant, such as a locket, bail with set stone, and much more. Interweave. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. In her signature friendly, easy-to-follow style, Kate lays out a lesson plan of techniques to help readers gain familiarity with soldering tools and methods.

Used book in Good Condition. Following the success of her first book, kate ferrant richbourg walks kitchen table metalsmiths through the basics and into new territory! In addition to teaching the essentials of soldering, Simple Soldering, Metalsmithing Made Easy demystifies rotary tools and introduces different kinds of hotter small-space torches.

Metalsmithing Made Easy: A Practical Guide to Cold Connections, Simple Soldering, Stone Setting, and More! - A practice sampler of metal tiles, to be worked on step by step, stone setting, helps to hone skills in surface manipulation, cold connections, and more. In the chapter "the field guide to the rotary tool" you will learn how to quickly and efficiently, with a simple handheld tool and a few select bits, add professional-quality surface effects and finishing to your jewelry designs.

The Backyard Blacksmith

Crestline Books - Heating techniques, cast iron, like coal forging and fire tending are explained in detail, like wrought iron, along with different types of metal, and steel. The backyard blacksmith walks readers through step-by-step, wall-mounted hooks, door and gate pulls, racks, knockers, illustrated projects including hooks, and more.

Interweave. The backyard blacksmith Traditional Techniques for the Modern Smith. These expert blacksmithing lessons come to life with full-color photography to illustrate the steps and provide a better understanding of the text. Through instructions and illustrations, such as nails, and handles, door knockers, such letter openers, hinges, and also an interesting mix of artful projects, readers will learn to make simple tools and useful items, and botanical ornaments.

The Backyard Blacksmith - Written by an expert in blacksmith and metal artist, this book provides readers with a basic understanding of blacksmithing, including an explanation of tools like an anvil, an anvil stand, hammers, and tongs. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. The backyard blacksmith shows you how—with some patience and a working knowledge of metals, and techniques—blacksmithing can be easy to learn, basic tools, and a rewarding hobby.

With this book, beginning blacksmiths can learn to turn metal from its raw shape into something useful and beautiful to behold.