The Complete Idiot's Guide to Making Metal Jewelry

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Making Metal Jewelry gives readers than 125 step by step instructions and 200 fully illustrated color photos, for various metal jewelry making techniques, including soldering, smithing, stamping, hammering, riveting, and wiring Readers learn how to work with easily obtainable but beautiful metals to make unique pieces In this book, reaThe Complete Idiot s Guide to Making Metal Jewelry gives readers than 125 step by step instructions and 200 fully illustrated color photos, for various metal jewelry making techniques, including soldering, smithing, stamping, hammering, riveting, and wiring Readers learn how to work with easily obtainable but beautiful metals to make unique pieces In this book, readers learn about Setting up an organized, efficient, inexpensive, and safe workspace Buying the right tools for what they want to accomplish The fundamental concepts of working with metal Key fabrication techniques such as moving, piercing, smoothing, and joining How to add embellishments such as gems and found objects Adding surface textures and colors Attaching chains and mechanisms and finishing a piece to perfection Designing and executing truly unique pieces.Along the way, special sidebars give readers alternate methods for accomplishing various techniques, tear free ways to correct common mistakes, safety warnings, and The book also includes a dozen original project ideas, with access to projects and video instruction online.
The Complete Idiot s Guide to Making Metal Jewelry The Complete Idiot s Guide to Making Metal Jewelry gives readers than step by step instructions and fully illustrated color photos for various metal jewelry making techniques including solde

  • Title: The Complete Idiot's Guide to Making Metal Jewelry
  • Author: Nancy Lee
  • ISBN: 9781615642724
  • Page: 229
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “The Complete Idiot's Guide to Making Metal Jewelry”

    1. This book neatly covers the basics without extra fluff. There are even a couple of tricks in here that more experienced metal smiths might benefit from.

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