Metal Work

The Machinist Sculptor

$65.00

Explore machine work as a fine craft through the lens of Chris Bathgate’s pioneering sculpture techniques.   By all rights, machining should have been embraced by artists long ago. During the 20th century, many industrial crafts were developed into studio art...

Mastering Contemporary Jewelry Design

$34.99

An accessible and easy-to-use guide to the principles and elements of jewelry design, this resource helps jewelry makers of all skill levels take their designs from good to great. Instructor and expert Loretta Lam offers guidance on working with a wide...

Korean Metal Art

$65.00

The first book to offer not only detailed examples and history, but step-by-step instruction on the legendary metalworking traditions of Korea. These techniques, with beginnings in the 3rd century, are legendary in the art world, but information on how the...

The Book of Forging

$19.99

Ideal for beginners or those looking to brush up their skills, this quick-reference overview explains the basics of all aspects of blacksmithing. With more than 450 photos and a focus on only the most essential tools and equipment, it keeps...

Knifemaking for Beginners

$24.99

The best way to start in knifemaking is usually to make a fixed-blade knife, and this photo-rich guide with carefully detailed instructions offers a full tang knife and a hidden tang knife. Make each of these two projects by following...

Model Building with Brass

$34.99

A book that explains various tools and techniques necessary for successfully building models with brass, now in its second edition with a new chapter on shipbuilding. Whether substituting for an existing plastic model kit part or assembly, making a master...

Paracord Knife Handle Wraps

$24.99

Paracord handle wraps are popular with respect to survival knives and tactical knives. They rest comfortably in your hand, they're slip-proof, and they're impervious to moisture and temperature fluctuations. In an emergency, the wrap can often be undone and then...

Guilloché

$34.99

Guilloché is the decorative engraving of a metal surface, such as watch cases, cufflinks, or Fabergé Eggs, with the use of a hand-powered device called a rose engine. This passionately researched book tracks the birth, decline, and revival of this...

Liner Lock Knives

$24.99

With 181 detailed color photos and clear, step-by-step guidance from a top-tier knifemaker, this workshop-proven method guides intermediate to advanced level knifemakers to success in crafting a folding knife. The liner lock mechanism can be made relatively easily, it needs...

Jewelry for Your Table

$29.99

Learn how to curate, create, and gift one-of-a-kind napkin ring sets made from vintage brooches and costume jewelry, preferably from your very own jewelry box. TV personality Lisa Guerrero shares the story of how she created this original craft to...

Thomas Wilson's Ironwork Notebooks

$45.00

This collection of 5,000+ designs from Thomas Wilson’s drawing notebooks harvests the creative output of four decades of ironwork design. Wilson—ironwork designer, master blacksmith, artist, sculptor, illustrator, author, and restorer—is at the forefront of design in metal. The designs here...

Blacksmithing Techniques

$29.99

The perfect resource for starting work in metal forging, this guide introduces the traditional techniques from a modern perspective. It focuses on the basics, and includes classic procedures of the craft like punching and bending, as well as modern processes...

Ironwork Today 4

$50.00

Hundreds of detailed color photos provide a sweeping overview of the wide range of iron artwork being created by over 90 of today’s artist-blacksmiths. These fascinating works of art in metal are found in homes, offices, and public spaces alike....

On Body and Soul

$45.00

From the beginning of time, armor and amulets have been used for protection and are found in cultures across the globe, and those who crafted them have been esteemed as artists by their communities. The contemporary examples showcased here, in...

Knife Sharpening Made Easy

$16.99

The ideal guide for knifemakers, collectors, culinary professionals, and more, this book teaches multiple methods for making your blades as sharp as new—or even sharper. Starting with the theoretical foundations and mechanics of sharpening a blade, the authors then provide...

Damascus Steel

$39.99

Damascus steel: centuries-old, hot-forged steel that is legendary for making sharp, strong blades that struck fear in many a man’s heart. Artisans, blacksmiths, and hobbyists the world over have initiated a renaissance of this fascinating, decorative material, which is the...

Ironwork Today 3

$50.00

Over 450 vivid color photos provide a sweeping overview of the amazing range of iron artwork being created by 82 of today's artist-blacksmiths. These works in metal are found in public spaces, offices, and homes. They vary in size from...

Edgar Brandt

$79.99

A premier metalsmith in the early 20th century in France, Edgar Brandt (1880-1960) designed and fabricated some of the most beautiful architectural and decorative ironwork of his age. This elegant book recounts his life and work with scholarly text and...

Italian Ironwork

$29.99

Italian ironwork from Roman times, through Medieval centuries, and up to Neo Classical designs of the early nineteenth century comprise this collection of 100 photographs from Italian sources. They depict trellises, grilles, gates, fencing, household lighting, fireplace accoutrements, and door...

Decorative Ironwork of Italy

$45.00

Beautiful hand-wrought iron gates, grilles, architectural details, and fireplace equipment feature scrollwork and floral embellishments, from many ancient towns in Italy. Medieval and rococo elements are plentiful. 487 full-page, black and white photographs illuminate details that will inspire blacksmiths and...

Powder Horns

$29.99

Learn to create beautiful, functional powder horns. 275 color photos illustrate working, shaping, decorating, and finishing techniques. Historic and modern tools and equipment are introduced for inlays, engrailing, and scrimshaw. Leather strap weaving and braiding methods are also provided for...

Basic Knife Making

$29.99

In this book Ernst G. Siebeneicher-Hellwig and Jürgen Rosinski show the simplest and least expensive ways to construct a simple forge, make all necessary tools yourself, forge a stub tang blade from an old automobile coil spring, and make a...

Carving Gunstocks

$16.99

With 250 clear color photos and concise text, Jose Valencia takes readers through all the steps necessary to create unique carvings on rifle or shotgun stocks. Learn to create and apply patterns, remove factory checkering, and use a high speed...

From Fire to Form

$50.00

Over 500 striking color photos display artworks produced by today's leading blacksmiths and metalsmiths. Revealed here are beautiful sculptures, created by long-established and new artists, and destined for individual homes, public parks, and other outdoor venues. Includes works by John...

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