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The Model Railroader's Guide to Bridges, Trestles & Tunnels
By Kalmbach
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mpn: 12452, ean: 9780890245965, isbn: 0890245967,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 79 reviews
Prolific Kalmbach author Jeff Wilson shows modelers how to re-create numerous types of railroad and highway bridges based on prototype designs. Divided into chapters by bridge type, each chapter shows several prototype examples and demonstrates techniques for modeling, painting, weathering, and installing the models on a layout..

Making Miniature Furniture (Design & construction)
By Batsford Ltd
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ean: 9780713448986, isbn: 0713448989,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 132 reviews
This book deals with the tools and techniques, including marquetry, involved in making reproduction miniature furniture. Timbers, finishes and varnishes, cabinet carcases, making doors and drawers, joints, crossbanding and mitring are all covered. It begins with simple items and builds up to more difficult pieces. The author is one of the top woodwork miniaturists..

The Weekend Crafter: Metal Embossing: 20 Simple Projects with Aluminum, Copper & Brass Foils
By Lark Books
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ean: 9781579904029, isbn: 1579904025,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
Any metal object, such as a box or picture frame, can be made more attractive with embossing. Here are twenty projects which, when combined with the new ease of pliable foils, will have you creating beautiful objects in no time. The tools you'll need, the materials required, as well as a guide to getting used to new techniques, are all explained thoroughly. Emboss stripes onto a metallic herd of wandering zebras (the white are highlighted, while the dark ones recede into the background). Make a

How to Cast Small Metal and Rubber Parts (2nd Edition)
By McGraw
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mpn: 9780830604142, ean: 9780830604142, isbn: 0830604146,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 96 reviews
Techniques for simple and inexpensive foundry work and polyurethane molding including casting and molding equipment and methods with directions for making various objects, especially applicable to car and antique restorationCopyright Date: 1986. Edition: 2nd. Pages: 168. Binding: Paperback. Dimensions: 8.5'' x 5.5''.

The Milling Machine for Home Machinists (Fox Chapel Publishing) Over 150 Color Photos & Diagrams; Learn How to Successfully Choose, Install, & Operate a Milling Machine in Your Home Workshop
By Design Originals
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ean: 9781565237698, isbn: 1565237692,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 133 reviews
The home machinist's essential guide for choosing and using a milling machine.Over 150 color photos and diagrams illustrate essential accessories and the differences between the optionsDetailed knowledge to help you successfully choose, install, and operate a milling machine in your home workshopClear explanations of the usage of each machine and accessory for the vast majority of applications in an active shopDiscover your options for holding the many diverse shapes and sizes of work pieces

Workshop Mastery with Jimmy DiResta: A Guide to Working With Metal, Wood, Plastic, and Leather
By O'Reilly Media
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mpn: 43116319, ean: 9781457194030, isbn: 1457194031,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
Jimmy DiResta has made a name for himself with his inventiveness and workshop skills, creating dozens of projects for YouTube videos and television shows such as Hammered and Against the Grain on the DIY network. In Make: Workshop Mastery With Jimmy DiResta, Jimmy and co-author John Baichtal teach readers essential workshop skills with over a dozen projects that explore everything from mold-making to CNC routing on to metalsmithing.Projects in this book include:Tool-drawer cabinetA chess

Welding Complete, 2nd Edition: Techniques, Project Plans & Instructions
By Cool Springs Press
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ean: 9781591866916, isbn: 159186691X,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 96 reviews
Welding is a satisfying skill that will yield many rewards, Welding Complete shows you everything you need to know to become a competent and safe welder. Welding is a fun and surprisingly affordable activity, with complete welding kits available at home-improvement stores for just a few hundred dollars. This book shows you everything you need to know to become a competent and safe welder of a wide variety of metal projects. Featured projects include a coffee table, magazine rack, wine rack,

The Sons of Charlie Russell: Celebrating Fifty Years of the Cowboy Artists of America
By Ingramcontent
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ean: 9780996218306, isbn: 0996218300,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 139 reviews
If you grew up on American soil, whether you were a boy or a girl, you probably played “Cowboys and Indians” in your backyard. If you grew up in the 1940s and 1950s, you no doubt watched Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, and Gene Autry with undying devotion, which is exactly why so many feel a very real and vivid connection to western art. The Cowboy Artists of America (CAA) was formed in 1965 at the Oak Creek Tavern in Sedona, Arizona, by Joe Beeler, Charlie Dye, John Hampton, and George Phippen.

Making Simple Model Steam Engines
By imusti
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mpn: 192 black & white photographs and drawin, ean: 9781861267733, isbn: 1861267738,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
This book details the construction of a range of simple miniature steam engines and boilers. The projects, each of which can be completed with only a basic workshop, range from a single-acting oscillator to more sophisticated twin-cylinder double-acting engines and a variety of boilers. A final project brings together engine and boiler for a simple steam railway locomotive. These projects are a perfect introduction to model engineering and an enjoyable exercise for the more experienced engineer

Welding for Arts and Crafts
By Cengage Learning
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ean: 9780766818965, isbn: 0766818969,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 113 reviews
Discover the trade secrets that will make welding metal artwork easier! Welding for Arts and Crafts features 85 pages of easy-to-understand diagrams and simple, step-by-step instructions for creating some of the most attractive welded creations - from animals and yard art, to functional household items, to seasonal projects such as gift boxes, snowmen, heart-shaped tables, and more! No prior welding experience is assumed, making this book ideal for amateurs and hobbyists who want to learn how

Creative Metal Forming
By Brymorgen Press
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ean: 9781929565498, isbn: 1929565496,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
Two accomplished metalsmiths, both with extensive teaching careers, have joined forces to provide a comprehensive survey of the ways to form sheet metal. The 256-page text covers a huge swath, from a basic dapped disk through synclasting, anticlasting and spiculums to a raised vessel. Along the way, special attention is given to anticlastic forming and the vocabulary first introduced by their mentor, Heikki Seppä. Creative Metal Forming includes 35 detailed exercises to explain the basics and

Beyond Parnham 2017: The Story of an educational phenomenom that inspired a generation of designers and furniture makers; forty years on they reflect on their careers
By John Makepeace
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ean: 9781527206533, isbn: 152720653X,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews

Metalwork in Early America: Copper and Its Alloys from the Winterthur Collection
By Winterthur
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ean: 9780912724379, isbn: 0912724374,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 124 reviews
Copper and its alloys were an integral part of Americans' lives from the time of earliest settlement. Using the extensive collection at Winterthur as examples, Fennimore explores the importance of these metal for early Americans. A broad cross section of objects is included and linked to extensive manuscript and early published sources on both sides of the Atlantic. The book is organized into three parts: essays, color plates, and catalogue entries. The first three chapters cover mining and

The Complete Modern Blacksmith
By Alexander Weygers
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mpn: 9780898158960, ean: 9780898158960, isbn: 0898158966,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
Teach yourself the lost arts of blacksmithing, tool design, and tool repair.   Design, forge, and fix your own tools, hardware, and household accessories with master craftsman and teacher Alexander G. Weygers. The Complete Modern Blacksmith contains clear, step-by-step instructions and hundreds of the author’s own detailed drawings, bringing scores of time-honored techniques to modern artisans – experienced craftsmen and beginners alike.   This unique resource brings together three

Woven in Wire: Dimensional Wire Weaving in Fine Art Jewelry
By Interweave
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mpn: 9781632506221, ean: 9781632506221, isbn: 163250622X,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 113 reviews
Weave - Sculpt - Transform Break through the boundaries of traditional wirework jewelry to discover the world of intricate possibilities in Woven in Wire. As you weave, sculpt, and transform wire, award winning jeweler and wirework instructor Sarah Thompson guides you through the steps of achieving spectacular wearable art. Follow along as Sarah shares:Wire weaving fundamentals and her most prized techniques, helping you become a distinguished wire artist.Mastering form and symmetry as you

Classic Chain Mail Jewelry with a Twist
By Kalmbach
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mpn: KBP-16483, ean: 9780871164834, isbn: 0871164833,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 135 reviews
Building on the popularity of her best-selling Classic Chain Mail Jewelry, Sue Ripsch offers exciting new variations on many popular chain mail weaves that will tempt motivated beginners and experienced jewelry makers alike. This book features 30+ weaves for earrings, bracelets, necklaces, and more, all conveniently arranged by skill level. And here’s the twist: Jewelry makers will learn how to break up links, turn them 90 degrees, or use multiple weaves in the same piece, ensuring their

Wired: Contemporary Zulu Telephone Wire Baskets
By Museum of New Mexico Press
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ean: 9780890134498, isbn: 0890134499,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
The manufacture and decorative use of wire in Southern Africa traditional arts dates back to the first millennium AD. With advancements in telecommunications, a new type of wire - multi-colored plastic-coated copper wire, often referred to as telephone wire - came into being. Beginning in the late 1960's, Zulu night watchmen started weaving scraps of this wire around their traditional sticks. This new material was also applied to making izimbenge - beer pot covers - that had been traditionally

Tool Making for Woodworkers
By Fox Chapel Publishing
SKU: #QX-083-98-1338901
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sku: QX-083-98-1338901, ean: 9780964399983, isbn: 0964399989,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 94 reviews
Tool making is the traditional province of the blacksmith, and until now it has been shrouded in mystery. This useful volume brings tool-making within the reach of anyone who starts with modest hand skills. Readers will learn about suitable steels, and how to identify them and buy them at reasonable cost. Through sharp photos and drawings, readers will see how to set up a small, basic forge and anvil suitable for making their own tools. They will learn how to forge, heat-treat, and finish

Welding For Dummies
By For Dummies
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mpn: 9780470455968, ean: 9780470455968, isbn: 0470455969,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 87 reviews
Get the know-how to weld like a pro Being a skilled welder is a hot commodity in today's job market, as well as a handy talent for industrious do-it-yourself repairpersons and hobbyists. Welding For Dummies gives you all the information you need to perform this commonly used, yet complex, task. This friendly, practical guide takes you from evaluating the material to be welded all the way through the step-by-step welding process, and everything in between. Plus, you'll get easy-to-follow

A Climax Class A Live Steam Locomotive Model
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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ean: 9781545404898, isbn: 1545404895,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 118 reviews
Live steamers and metalworking hobbyists will be delighted with this comprehensive work covering the design, construction, painting, and commissioning of a working steam locomotive model. The Climax Class A locomotive was the original Climax model with a two-cylinder upright motor combined with a two-speed transmission and skew bevel gears. This model for Gauge 1 track comes to life as 661 drawings, 358 color photographs, and detailed fabrication guidance all meld and resonate in the mind. But

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