Complete Metalsmith

Author: Tim McCreight
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781929565061
Format: PDF, Docs
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Students, hobbyists, and others just getting started in metalworking have turned to this informative, easy-access reference time and time again. Without getting bogged down in confusing details, it teaches them what they need to know about the most effective techniques for working with gold, platinum, copper, brass, steel, plaster, and more. In fact, it covers most of the same subjects as the professional version, only in a simpler fashion: metals, tools, surfaces, shaping, joining, casting, stones, and mechanisms. And, like the larger edition, it has a spiral spine and attractive color images throughout. Newcomers to the field will especially appreciate the safety tips and the many charts covering melting points, conversion, factors, and other fundamental knowledge.

Jewelry

Author: Tim Mccreight
Publisher: Hand Books Press
ISBN: 9781880140291
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Tim McCreight presents the craft of metalwor king jewellery in this newly revised edition that will be of interest even to the most inexperienced beginner. '

The Complete Photo Guide to Making Metal Jewelry

Author: John Sartin
Publisher: Creative Publishing International
ISBN: 1589237366
Format: PDF, ePub
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With beautiful illustrations and step-by-step instructions, this how-to book includes all the techniques involved in crafting metal jewelry, including: —Cutting and filing —Cold connections —Soldering —Texturing —Forging and forming —Setting stones —Applying specialty finishes The book’s clear organization provides easy access to information with straightforward directions and hundreds of full-color photos. You’ll also find easy projects for trying the techniques, as well as a stunning gallery of metal jewelry pieces by experienced designers. Find beautiful jewelry examples and gain skills and inspiration with The Complete Photo Guide to Making Metal Jewelry!

Jewelry Making

Author: Tim McCreight
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486440435
Format: PDF, ePub
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Easy-to-follow instructions and carefully executed illustrations make it possible for anyone to learn the basics of an age-old art form and fashion beautiful, lasting objects. Author discusses tools and techniques, use of gems and enamels, wire inlay, casting, and other topics. 72 line illustrations and diagrams.

Jewelry Concepts Technology

Author: Oppi Untracht
Publisher: Doubleday
ISBN: 0307784118
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The definitive reference for jewelry makers of all levels of ability--a complete, profusely illustrated guide to design, materials, and techniques, as well as a fascinating exploration of jewelry-making throughout history. From the Hardcover edition.

Metalsmithing for Jewelry Makers

Author: Jinks McGrath
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 9780764165849
Format: PDF, Docs
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Presents step-by-step instructions for creating a variety of metal jewelry items, with information on tools, metals and their uses, surface treatments, and specialist techniques.

Custom Knifemaking

Author: Tim McCreight
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811721752
Format: PDF, ePub
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Ten projects will teach beginners how to cut, shape, heat, treat, and finish a knife.

Form Emphasis for Metalsmiths

Author: Heikki Seppä
Publisher: Kent State University Press
ISBN: 9780873382120
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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"A master artist and teacher of metalwork presents a bold new approach to creative expression in metal. Believing that the time has come for the artist to free himself from the functional forms that have dominated the metalsmith's craft -- the cup, the box, the pitcher, etc. -- Heikki Seppä urges the craftsman to create in terms of pure form, and in this book he shows him how ... The book is profusely illustrated throughout with the author's own sketches of the ideas and techniques discussed. It will be of significant value to the accomplished craftsman as well as to teachers and advanced students of this exciting and growing art form."--Page 4 of cover.