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  • A Time for Swords

    A gripping, addictive historical thriller

    series A Time for Swords #1
    When the Vikings attack, a novice monk's life is changed forever in Matthew Harffy's new historical adventure.Lindisfarne, AD793.There had been portents – famine, whirlwinds, lightning from clear skies, serpents seen flying through the air. But when the raiders came, no one was prepared.They came from the North, their dragon-prowed longships gliding out of the dawn mist as they descended on the ... Read more

    $8.90 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Metal Turning on the Lathe

    by David A Clark ...
    The lathe is an essential tool for all but the most basic of workshops. It enables the engineer to produce turned components to a high degree of accuracy. Often called the 'king of machine tools', it is also very versatile and can be used to make a wide range of engineering components. This new book shows you how to make full use of your lathe safely and effectively in your workshop. Topics ... Read more

    $19.24 AUD

  • The Complete Modern Blacksmith

    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 – ... Read more

    $15.17 AUD

  • Wire Weaving: Beginner + Intermediate Guide to Wire Weaving: 2-in-1 Wire Weaving Compendium for Beginner and Intermediate Wire Workers

    by Amy Lange ...
    If you want to learn wire weaving without paying $60 for a single weaving class, then keep reading...Do you want to learn how to make wire woven jewelry, but don't know where to start?Do you want to learn at home, without having to pay $60 for attending a single wire weaving class?Do you want to start without having to break your bank with expensive tools and materials?As a wire weaver, I, the ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Hot Connections Jewelry

    The Complete Sourcebook of Soldering Techniques

    by Jennifer Chin ...
    The art of soldering—permanently joining metal components with a torch and solder—can open up a new world of creative possibilities for jewelry makers.In Hot Connections Jewelry, award-winning jewelry designer Jennifer Chin guides you through every step, from choosing a torch to basic techniques like sawing, filing, and riveting, as well as more advanced techniques like creating surface textures, ... Read more

    $18.14 AUD

  • Silver & Costume Jewelry Making : A Complete & Step by Step Guide

    (Special 2 In 1 Exclusive Edition)

    by Janet Evans ...
    Wearing jewelry is essential to helping women developed their own style. For women wishing to create a look that's unique, the last thing they'll want to invest money in is mass produced pieces of jewelry. It's for this reason alone, learning the skills needed for making silver and costume jewelry could prove extremely beneficial. When it comes to making such pieces you need to know where to ... Read more

    $6.81 AUD

  • Silver Jewelry Making: An Easy & Complete Step by Step Guide

    by Janet Evans ...
    Wearing jewelry is essential to helping women developed their own style. For women wishing to create a look that's unique, the last thing they'll want to invest money in is mass produced pieces of jewelry. It's for this reason alone, learning the skills needed for making silver jewelry could prove extremely beneficial. When it comes to making such pieces you need to know where to purchase the ... Read more

    $6.81 AUD

  • Artist Blacksmith

    Design and Techniques

    The Artist Blacksmith is the essential handbook for anyone interested in bringing a creative, contemporary approach to this ancient craft, and for those already hooked who want to improve and expand their skills.Topics covered include: the range and use of tools and materials; fundamental blacksmithing processes; working at the anvil, drawing down, bending, upsetting and spreading, hot cutting, ... Read more

    $23.86 AUD

  • Blacksmithing on the Farm - With Information on the Materials, Tools and Methods of the Blacksmith

    This book contains a classic guide to farm blacksmithing. Blacksmithing is an invaluable skill for the farmer, allowing him or her to produce and maintain whatever tools and materials they might require in the day-to-day running of their farm. With simple, step-by-step instructions coupled with detailed descriptions and helpful diagrams, “Blacksmithing on the Farm” will be of considerable utility ... Read more

    $7.69 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Blacksmith's Manual Illustrated

    by J. W. Lillico ...
    This vintage book contains a practical treatise on the common methods of production for blacksmiths, apprentice blacksmiths, engineers, and others. Profusely illustrated and full of helpful tips, this volume provides a elementary introduction to the tools and techniques of the workshop, and is highly recommended for those with little previous experience. Contents include: “Forges for Hearths”, ... Read more

    $12.53 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Milling

    by David A Clark ...
    Milling is one of the principal and most versatile machining processes for sizing parts in the workshop. Whether a professional engineer looking for advice, or an amateur looking to install your first milling machine, this book will show you how to make full use of your milling machine safely and effectively, and enhance your milling skills. Focusing on the commonly used vertical mill and vertical ... Read more

    $19.24 AUD

  • Building a Flash Steam Boiler

    by Lima Hughes ...
    A really simple - no machine tools construction of a model boiler suitable to drive many small scale steam engines.Recommended to run at 50 lbs pressure, this flash tube boiler can be made for peanuts, is double skinned for safety and can be modified easily to suit any project you have in mind. ... Read more

    $1.26 AUD

  • Classical Loop-in-Loop Chains

    & Their Derivatives

    The ultimate resource for jewelers interested in the fabulous chains of ancient cultures. With clear instructions and foolproof illustrations, Ms. Stark teaches dozens of variations on classic chains.   Jean Reist Stark has been a goldsmith and teacher for 29 years, and has been a major force in the recent popularity of ancient goldsmithing techniques. She co-founded the Kulicke-Stark Academy of ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD

  • Welding

    Welding is an essential technique for a wide range of jobs in the workshop. Whether you are new to welding or ready to try the more advanced techniques, this practical guide gives a thorough introduction to the method, and suggests ways of improving your skills to achieve professional and safe results.Explains the different types of welding and when they are best used.Advises on choosing equipment ... Read more

    $19.24 AUD

  • The Complete Photo Guide to Making Metal Jewelry

    by John Sartin ...
    series Complete Photo Guide
    With beautiful illustrations and step-by-step instructions, this how-to book includes all the techniques involved in crafting metal jewelry, including:—Cutting and filing—Cold connections—Soldering—Texturing—Forging and forming—Setting stones—Applying specialty finishesThe book’s clear organization provides easy access to information with straightforward directions and hundreds of full-color ... Read more

    $33.54 AUD

  • Practical Blacksmithing

    The Four Classic Volumes in One

    The blacksmith’s ABCs—learn metalworking as taught by the old masters!The forging of metal gave birth to the Iron Age, and Practical Blacksmithing is the classic primer on the craft that shaped modern civilization. Featuring more than 1,000 illustrations, this foundational text describes every aspect of working with iron and steel, and is essential for both the do-it-yourself backyard blacksmith ... Read more

    $21.55 AUD

  • Blacksmithing Projects

    Is blacksmithing a lost art? Not according to this master craftsman. It might be one of the world's most ancient crafts, but it remains an exciting and essential one today. Percy W. Blandford presents twenty-four different projects: some are for novices, requiring only a few tools, improvised equipment, and a single propane torch; others call for the skill and equipment of an experienced smith. ... Read more

    $19.39 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Art of Watch Repair - Including Descriptions of the Watch Movement, Parts of the Watch, and Common Stoppages of Wrist Watches

    by Anon ...
    This vintage text contains a detailed guide to watch repair, with descriptions of the watch movement, parts of the watch, and common stoppages of wrist watches. The aim of this text is to describe as clearly as possible how the watch works and how to repair and keep it in order. Complete with step-by-step instructions and helpful illustrations, this volume is ideal for anyone with an interest in ... Read more

    $12.53 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Foldforming

    More than 20 years ago, Canadian goldsmith Charles Lewton-Brain invented a radical way to develop forms in metal sheet. In the ensuing decades, he has led hundreds of metalsmiths to explore and expand on his pioneering work. Now for the first time, the results of those efforts are compiled into a comprehensive review. With practical techniques and over 450 photographs, this groundbreaking book ... Read more

    $10.54 AUD

  • Setting Stones in Metal Clay

    Metal clay offers innovative possibilities for setting gemstones that would be difficult or even impossible with conventional jewelry techniques. The author describes dozens of ways to set stones, including bezels, prongs, pavé, and channel settings. Each technique is presented with clear instructions and helpful illustrations, in many cases augmented with jewelry that demonstrates the exciting ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD

  • Bladesmithing From Scrap Metal: How to Make Knives With Leaf Springs, Saw Blades, Railroad Spikes, and Files

    by Wes Sander ...
    If you want to make knives, without spending top dollar on store-bought steel bars, then read on...***If you want to make knives, without spending top dollar on store-bought steel bars, then read on...***If you want to make knives, without spending top dollar on store-bought steel bars, then read on...Have you come across a piece of scrap steel that is perfect for forging into a knife?Do you want ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Tools and Materials of the Watchmaker - A Guide to the Amateur Watchmaker's Toolkit - Including How to make your own Tools

    by Anon ...
    This antiquarian book contains a short treatise on the tools and materials of the watchmaker, being an accessible guide to the constituents of the amateur watchmaker's toolkit complete with information on how to make your own tools. Written in simple, understandable language and full of useful information and handy tips, this guide is ideal for the novice watchmaker, and would make for a great ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Kumihimo Wire Weaving: How to Make Wire Kumihimo Braids With Affordable Metals and Minimal Tools

    by Amy Lange ...
    Powerful kumihimo techniques to make inexpensive wire jewelryDo you want to start kumihimo, but don't want to spend money on expensive metals?Are you a kumihimo braider, that is looking to challenge herself with wire projects?Are you afraid that doing kumihimo with wire might be difficult?Are you tired of making the same type of wire jewelry, over and over again?I, the author, also faced the same ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Chainmail Made Easy: Learn to Chainmail in 24 Hours or Less!

    Chainmail Made Easy

    by Jeff Baker ...
    series Chainmail Made Easy
    Have you always wanted to learn to chainmail but thought it would take too long?This is an introductory book in the Chaimail Made Easy series detailing how to get started chainmailling in 24 hours or less with absolutely no experience. Chain mail, also known as chainmail, maille, or chainmaille is a great hobby for any age that doesn't involve just making armor.You can make almost anything from ... Read more

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