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|Format:||Hardback, 304 pages, Professional ed Edition|
|Other Information: ||500+, full colour|
|Published In: ||UK, 07 July 2010|
This greatly expanded version of Tim's Metalsmithing for Students is an essential reference book for anyone working with metals be they a jeweller or a metalsmith. It covers subjects ranging from metals, tools and surface textures (such a enamelling, patinas, etc.) to shaping, joining, casting, stones and stonesetting, and mechanisms such as findings and hinges. The book is filled with step-by-step sequences, line diagrams and drawings, safety notes and handy tips. All in all, this is a comprehensive reference tool that should be a must for anyone working in the metalworking field.
About the Author
Tim McCreight is a well-known American author, teacher and jeweller. He has been working in metals since 1973. He has an MFA from Bowling Green University and he taught for over 30 years in a number of colleges, including the Maine College of Art. He consults for industry, teaches workshops internationally (including here in Britain) and he is the author of 16 previous books including our own Working with Precious Metal Clay, Precious Metal Clay Techniques and Hot and Cold Connections.
A comprehensive reference book on metalsmithing, particularly for jewellers Covers subjects such as metals, tools and surface textures to shaping, joining, casting, stones and stonesetting, and mechnisms Well-known and popular author Filled with step-by-step sequences, line diagrams and drawings, safety notes and handy tips
Table of Contents
Metals Tools Surfaces Shaping Joining Casting Stones Mechanisms Appendix Index
'...an essential reference for anyone working with metals...especially useful for jewellers. It covers an enormous variety of subjects ranging from metals and tools to casting and stone setting; it's so comprehensive that I really can't think that much has been left out Craftsman Magazine (July 2010) The Complete Metalsmith by Tim McCreight made a great first impression ... jam packed with information with lovely hand drawn illustrations throughout which make such a nice change ... full of useful and interesting information and tips like making your own chain and hinges and how to photograph your work ... The more I look at this book, the more I like it Findings
|Publisher: ||A & C Black Publishers Ltd|
|Dimensions: ||24.0 x 21.0 centimeters (1.07 kg)|