Complete Metalsmith Book by Tim McCreight - Professional Edition
Includes step by step tuition on different elements and methods of metalsmithing with clear and easy to follow photographs and diagrams.
In this book you'll find a fount of knowledge about metalsmithing, from the tools and materials you need all the way through to finishing touches using different methods.
Topics covered include:
- Materials and Tools
- Stones & Stonesetting
- Chains & Clasps
- Findings & Mechanisms
Hardback Includes 1600 colour illustrations and 312 pages. A ruler and size conversion table have been added to the back cover of the book.
Ring bound to allow the book to lay flat, making it perfect for using whilst working.
About the Author
Tim McCreight is an American born artist who specialises in metalsmithing, particularly jewellery. With over 15 published works dating back to 1979 Tim has a wealth of knowledge to share. He has taught many students throughout his teaching career in the US, Canada, Europe and Japan. The founding director and communications officer for the Precious Metal Clay Guild, Tim is best known for his textbooks on a breadth of subjects from knifemaking to jewellery. In 2014 Tim founded the Toolbox Initiative which distributes donated tools and supplies to jewelers in West Africa who have limited resources.