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Metalwork for Craftsmen

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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, the author lists and pictures all of the necessary tools and carefully explains basic techniques for cutting stock, annealing and heating, pickling, shallow hollowing, raising, planishing, bending and shaping, leveling, soldering and welding, making molds, pattern making, and all of the steps and processes in the fine art of chasing. There follows a series of specific projects for making candlesticks, coasters, fluted platters and bowls, beakers, pitchers, serving trays, lamps, and a host of other articles in a wide variety of designs. 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. 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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Illustrations and detailed instructions for 55 projects. Information on tools and processes, and over 60 other plates.

Synopsis:

Beginning with the fundamentals, master craftsman Emil F. Kronquist lists and pictures tools and explains basic techniques for cutting stock, annealing and heating, pickling, shallow hollowing, raising, planishing, bending and shaping, leveling, soldering and welding, making molds, pattern making, and chasing. He includes a series of projects for making a host of articles in a variety of designs. Fully illustrated.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486227894
Author:
Kronquist, Emil F.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Kronquist, Emil F.
Location:
New York
Subject:
Metal Work
Subject:
Art metal-work
Subject:
General Crafts & Hobbies
Subject:
Crafts-Metal Technique
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19720631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.75 lb

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Product details 240 pages Dover Publications - English 9780486227894 Reviews:
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Illustrations and detailed instructions for 55 projects. Information on tools and processes, and over 60 other plates.

"Synopsis" by , Beginning with the fundamentals, master craftsman Emil F. Kronquist lists and pictures tools and explains basic techniques for cutting stock, annealing and heating, pickling, shallow hollowing, raising, planishing, bending and shaping, leveling, soldering and welding, making molds, pattern making, and chasing. He includes a series of projects for making a host of articles in a variety of designs. Fully illustrated.
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