Version, now includes valuable additional new
chapter "How To Course "Oxy/Acet" - Learn Gas
Welding & Brazing.
If you enjoy working with metal using simple hand tools,
then you will be keen to learn the techniques and methods
described in the Decorative Metal
Work ebook. It is by no means difficult to do.
The basic requirements
are; Creativity - hands, basic tools.
fertile imagination to originate and develop the ideas; hands on
basic skills to work out the ideas, and a few basic
tools to turn the ideas into a solid
The Decorative Metal Work book explains the special
joining & forming techniques when working with the
work can be done with simple, basic hand tools. For
light sheet work - which is the first step to metal working - the
following tools are all that
pair of shears or
pair of cutting
pair of round nosed and
another longer nosed pair
sharp punch for
making holes in the metal.
for enlarging holes.
long pointed awl, also
useful for marking out designs and tracing patterns onto
a template for the purpose of bending curves (these may be made
out of rods of wood or iron), and lastly a small ball peen
You'll also learn how to make simple
metal scroll formers.
A large proportion of metal working
shapes evolve around curves and scrolls. The
round nosed, or pointed pliers can be used to form small scrolls.
A more advanced method is to make up some
metal formers, which can be used to roll the wire or
metal around to the desired shape. All of these simple tools are
described in detail.
of an "S" curve.
It has been said that the
only line of beauty is the "S" curve, and it
is just as important in metalwork as in all others.
order to achieve success in art metalworking, it is necessary
to start at the beginning and advance in easy stages in
order to perfect the art. To do this, commence with the
simplest designs and use the commonest material. The beauty of the
work consists in the general effect it has by appealing to the
artistic sense of the individual.The article may be unpretentious
and simple in itself, the workmanship not by any means perfect,
yet it will possess a charm that can hardly be
Lost Metal Colouring
Brass Colouring and
Learn how to use these old techniques. All
metals can be coloured and brass is no exception. This technique
is a metal surface coloured by lacquer or chemical action. To
obtain the various colours, several methods are known and
practised. such as: Green and Light
Coating of Verdigris - Orange inclining to Gold - Steel
Bronze, Japanese Bronze:
Like to learn how to etch metals?
history of etching is interesting, the art is believed to have
originated in Germany, judging by its name Etzen; but the earliest
known etchers were Albert Durer, a German, and Agostino Veneziano
and Paxmogiano, both Italian masters. Soldering & Brazing
techniques are required to hold your metal peices together, the
art of soldering and brazing will also be
Want to Know about:
Stencil Cutting - Sheet Metal Cross Strips and Borders -
How to make tools for Bending Iron Scrolls - Copper Modelling.
Learn the delicate art of working with thin sheet copper. It
is so thin that a pencil will emboss it.The design is marked out,
and the relief is done with special hand tools. (You can also make
these your self)
- Use the techniques & knowledge to create
& make your own reproduction French style metal outdoor
furniture, you will be surprised at what you can
There is so much to learn from this rare
old Decorative Metal Work book, a lost
craft from another era, this ebook will show you how
to create intricate metal work just like the craftsmen of
old. The ebook is a modern day pdf, easy to
download, and easy to read, grab it now while you
It may even be possible to combine some
of the metal work ideas from this book and combine them
with blacksmith &
foundry skills to make something really
special for your home, office, or to sell at local markets.
Anything is possible when you put your mind to
Learn how the Master Metal
Workers of the early 1900s plied their
Decorative Metal Work
This ebook will show you
the metal craft techniques & methods used by the master metal
workers at the turn of the last century, it deals with how
to work with Sheet Metal - Rod &
Wire to make all kinds of practical items, using
simple everyday hand tools, if you are into
creative metal work, this is the book for you.
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