Metal Work

Mastering Contemporary Jewelry Design

Schiffer Publishing

$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 to take their designs from good to great. Instructor and expert Loretta Lam offers guidance on...

Korean Metal Art

Schiffer Publishing

$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

Schiffer Publishing

$19.99

Ideal for beginners of 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

Schiffer Publishing

$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

Schiffer Publishing

$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

Schiffer Publishing

$24.99

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

Guilloché

Schiffer Publishing

$34.99

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

Liner Lock Knives

Schiffer Publishing

$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

Schiffer Publishing

$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

Schiffer Publishing

$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?ronwork designer, master blacksmith, artist, sculptor, illustrator, author, and restorer?s at the forefront of design in metal. The designs here...

Making Leather Knife Sheaths, Volume 3

Schiffer Publishing

$24.99

This book shows how a welted leather sheath for a fixed blade is designed and constructed. It explains the basic principles and introduces variants executed in different ways. The reader can learn through these projects and use these techniques to...

Blacksmithing Techniques

Schiffer Publishing

$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...

Making Leather Knife Sheaths, Volume 2

Schiffer Publishing

$24.99

From basic leatherworking techniques to the professional-level tips you need to make your project its best, this how-to book will walk you through the steps to produce two top-quality welted sheath designs: a welted sheath with attached belt loop, and...

Japanese Knife Sharpening

Schiffer Publishing

$29.99

This is the ultimate guide to sharpening with traditional waterstones for all owners of Japanese knives. Provided are step-by-step instructions on proper knife sharpening accompanied by over 120 color photos, plus black and white graphics for clarity. Details on the...

Making Full Tang Knives for Beginners

Schiffer Publishing

$29.99

From drawing the initial sketches of a design to etching your initials into the handle, Steigerwald and Fronteddu expertly demonstrate how to build a fixed-blade, full tang knife with detailed, step-by-step instructions and illustrations. These widely used knives are robust...

Ironwork Today 4

Schiffer Publishing

$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

Schiffer Publishing

$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...

Forging Japanese Knives for Beginners

Schiffer Publishing

$24.99

Learn how to make two types of Japanese knives: a tanto (dagger) and a hocho (chef's knife) following traditional techniques. With step-by-step images and clear instructions, this how-to guide covers acquiring iron ore, building and using a bloomery furnace, forging...

Knife Sharpening Made Easy

Schiffer Publishing

$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?r even sharper. Starting with the theoretical foundations and mechanics of sharpening a blade, the authors then provide...

Damascus Steel: Theory and Practice

Schiffer Publishing

$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...

Forging Damascus Steel Knives for Beginners

Schiffer Publishing

$24.99

The art of forging multiple layers of steel together into beautiful, strong, and sharp Damascus steel blades started millenia ago. Now, with this guide, novice blacksmiths and bladesmiths have a practical and budget-conscious approach to forging their own Damascus steel...

Making Leather Knife Sheaths - Volume 1

Schiffer Publishing

$24.99

Protect that beautiful hand-forged knife you've just completed or keep your favorite piece of cutlery close for daily use with a leather sheath. From basic leather working techniques to a completed sheath, this how-to book will walk you through the...

Making Hidden Tang Knives

Schiffer Publishing

$24.99

This beginner-level guide explains, step-by-step, how to make a fixed-blade hidden tang knife and a matching leather scabbard. Used by hunters and fishermen the world over, hidden tang knives have tangs that are completely hidden by the handle material, which...

Making Integral Knives

Schiffer Publishing

$24.99

The next installment to this knife workshop series explains how to design and build an integral knife, a knife made out of a single piece of steel. From basic patterns and principles to technical solutions to various variations in design...

translation missing: en.general.search.loading