Metal Work

Ironwork Today 3

Schiffer Publishing

$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...

Pocketknife Making for Beginners

Schiffer Publishing

$29.99

Make your own folding pocketknife with this easy-to-follow guide. Step by step, this instructional manual unfolds the secrets of constructing a slip-joint folding knife, which is held open by spring force and friction. In addition to introducing different variations of...

Edgar Brandt

Schiffer Publishing

$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

Schiffer Publishing

$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

Schiffer Publishing

$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...

The Lockback Folding Knife

Schiffer Publishing

$29.99

Take your knifemaking skills to the next level and create your own folding lockback knife. Illustrated instructions and more than 200 color images detail all stages of the knife's construction, from creating a template to making the blade and locking...

Powder Horns

Schiffer Publishing

$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

Schiffer Publishing

$29.99

In this book Ernst G. Siebeneicher-Hellwig and J?gen 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

Schiffer Publishing

$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

Schiffer Publishing

$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...

Making a Copper Weathervane

Schiffer Publishing

$29.99

Using over 290 crisp color images, 25 detailed line drawings, and concise text, Bruce Helmreich guides readers through the steps necessary to build a hand-hammered copper weathervane. This step-by-step guide transforms a sheet of copper into a fully functioning weathervane.Folk...

Fancy Knives

Schiffer Publishing

$29.99

Through over 300 clear color photos and concise text, you can learn the materials, qualities, working styles, and decorating techniques of penknives. Learn the differences of carbon and alloyed steels, steel designations, and impressive damascene decoration. Knife blade types and...

Ironwork Today 2

Schiffer Publishing

$50.00

Hundreds of beautiful color photos display the varied, impressive iron artwork from today's artist-blacksmiths. See a variety of styles, from Modern to Victorian, in original works for homes, offices, and public spaces. This metal art ranges in scope from massive...

Ironwork: Dynamic Details

Schiffer Publishing

$39.95

Here is an exceptional insight into the unique ironwork created by today's artist-blacksmiths. Over 250 color photographs display details of contemporary iron objects, including flowers, grape clusters, leaves, small and large animals that attest to the blacksmith's role as a...

Making Mobiles

Schiffer Publishing

$14.95

When observing an especially beautiful mobile, beginning artists often think, "Wow, I want to make one like THAT!" If you have stood under a mobile by Alexander Calder and entertained such thoughts, this book will help you "make one like...

Art Nouveau Ironwork of Austria & Hungary

Schiffer Publishing

$49.95

The streets of Budapest, Hungary, and Vienna, Austria, are rich in masterpieces of Art Nouveau ironwork. Around nearly every corner of the residential districts and business hubs of these great cities, architectural treasures wait to be appreciated by the discerning...

Ironwork Today: Inside & Out

Schiffer Publishing

$49.95

Here is an exciting foray into the world of the artist-blacksmith. Dona Z. Meilach discovers the growing numbers of men and women who revel in lighting up a forge and shaping hot, malleable iron into beautiful, useful objects. Blacksmiths today...

Art Deco Ironwork & Sculpture

Schiffer Publishing

$49.95

Treasure is brought back to life in this fantastic volume of decorative ironwork and sculpture. Fantastic photography explores the work of artisans of the burgeoning Moderne Art movement in Paris. Selected from folio volumes published in the mid-1920s to inspire...

Decorative Architectural Ironwork

Schiffer Publishing

$39.95

One of the world's greatest collections of architectural ironwork is on display in the five boroughs of New York City. Author and photographer Diana Stuart captures the magnitude and impressive array of historic exterior designs in 400 color photographs, with...

Fireplace Accessories

Schiffer Publishing

$49.95

Here is the first book that focuses on unique custom-made fireplace accessories as works of art by talented modern artist blacksmiths. Over 400 ideas for unusual fireplace designs reflect historical styles from Renaissance to Post-Modern. You will be amazed at...

Architectural Ironwork

Schiffer Publishing

$49.95

This new book showcases a vast array of ironwork commissioned for new commercial and residential building projects. Traditional styles in modern settings and designs that reach for new visual impact help to redefine ironwork's status in our current society. There...

The Contemporary Blacksmith

Schiffer Publishing

$49.95

This important new book tackles the burgeoning revival of the blacksmith's art. Author Dona Meilach has brought together over 500 works by nearly 200 artist-craftsmen from sixteen countries to illustrate the unprecedented activity in modern ironwork that has led to...

Decorative & Sculptural Ironwork

Schiffer Publishing

$34.99

With the help of this unique book, all the fascinating properties of iron and other metals can be creatively explored. 52 color plates and 717 b/w photos and drawings present the ideas and examples visually. After a short history of...

Decorative Ironwork

Schiffer Publishing

$49.99

Who can resist the magic of beautiful wrought ironwork? What artists in iron have wrought over the centuries in ornaments and decorations is shown in this book through hundreds of captivating photographs. Thorough attention is paid to the restoration of...

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