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Making Sculpture From Scrap Metal

Autor: Peter Parkinson
Publisher: Crowood
ISBN: 1785000225
File Size: 3,51 MB
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Transforming unlikely pieces of scrap metal into significant works of art - giving new life to things we throw away - is an accessible, creative and fulfilling activity. This book describes and illustrates the concerns and techniques involved in making this kind of sculpture, looking behind the work at the richness and diversity of an area of sculpture that deserves to be far better known. Topics covered include the role and purpose of sculpture, the particular qualities of sculpture made from scrap metal and the practical processes involved in its making. It also covers sources of scrap metal, identifying metals, reviewing metalworking techniques, creative approaches, different types of sculpture, and the making, finishing and installation of pieces of sculpture. This book will be of great interest to blacksmiths, sculptors and metalworkers and is beautifully illustrated with 108 colour photographs from work by professional sculptors and students, showcasing a range of different approaches.

A Universe Of Metal Sculpture

Autor: Henry Harvey
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780764335549
File Size: 9,40 MB
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The metal artist offers tips on tools, the creative process, and life as an artist and includes color photographs of selected works from his thirty-plus years of sculpting.5NjBwBT

Ready Set Weld

Autor: Kimberli Matin
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781600592621
File Size: 24,93 MB
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Welding made effortless! With simple techniques targeted to a wide and general audience, this guide eliminates the intimidation from an all-too-often technical craft. Rather than creating a manual workbook with elaborate, complicated drawings and instructions, Kimberli Matin takes readers on a journey of creative discovery. With purchased steel rod and bar or found metal parts from a salvage yard, plus basic, easy-to-use tools, she shows how to construct 25 whimsically attractive items. From a garden chair fashioned from an old tractor seat and odd parts to a stunning tri-fold screen and a delicate, filigreed plant stand, these great projects will make welders out of everyone!

A Passion For Metal

Autor: Henry Harvey
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780764318405
File Size: 27,78 MB
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A metal sculptor for over 30 years, Henry Harvey has created work that resides in public and private collections around the world. Now, with wit and style, Harvey divulges a rare, no-holds-barred accounting of his world of metal sculpting, from the lighting of a torch to techniques, patinas, strange commissions, peculiar customers, and as a candid insight to the genesis of his sculpture. A number of projects are illustrated and explained in exquisite detail, making this book an absolute must for everyone contemplating becoming a sculptor. But A Passion for Metal is much more than a how-to book. It is richly illustrated, its narrative offers rare insights into the creative process and the inner workings of the artist's mind. This visual and verbal feast book will be embraced by art historians, collectors, and budding sculptors alike.

Welding For Arts And Crafts

Autor: Dewayne Roy
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780766818965
File Size: 14,93 MB
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Discover the trade secrets that will make welding metal artwork easier! Welding for Arts and Crafts features 156 pages of easy-to-understand diagrams and simple, step-by-step instructions for creating some of the most attractive welded creations - from animals and yard art, to functional household items, to seasonal projects such as gift boxes, snowmen, heart-shaped tables, and more! No prior welding experience is assumed, making this book ideal for amateurs and hobbyists who want to learn how to create first-rate welded sculptures and welded furniture.

Artist Blacksmith Sculpture

Autor: David Freedman
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781533105844
File Size: 12,92 MB
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David Freedman has taken the art of blacksmithing in a new direction. His metal work ranges from giant insects in the woods of Scotland to seaweed inspired gates on the Cornish coast, ethereal deer in the ancient forests of England and organic seats in some of the UK's finest historic gardens. David's unique sculptural metalwork is shown here at its best, set within the landscape that inspires its creation. David has been forging creative metal sculptures, delicate copper water features, decorative wrought ironwork gates and much more for over 20 years from his backyard workshop in the UK. Rather than a beginner's guide or a blacksmithing manual, this book is more than a catalogue of David's work, with stunning photographs, design notes and sketches as well as perspectives from blacksmiths around the world and a look into the forge, past and present, giving a unique window into the ancient yet ever evolving blacksmith's craft. This collection is also a source of inspiration for those interested in garden design and garden art as well as public sculpture. David is also a writer of articles and fiction. His children's book Stunt Crow is available on Amazon and Jewel of The Brook is forthcoming.

Artisan Welding Projects

Autor: Karen Ruth
Publisher: Creative Publishing International
ISBN: 9781589232808
File Size: 16,87 MB
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"Provides project designs and complete directions for building 24 innovative metal-work projects. Features the latest in welding equipment and techniques, and offers projects that are both practical and ornamental"--Provided by publisher.

The Art Of Sculpture Welding

Autor: Kristi Richardson McCoy
Publisher: Industrial Press
ISBN: 9780831135164
File Size: 5,28 MB
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This extraordinary book includes over 40 sets of project plans for all personalities, skill levels and interests that are specifically designed for students, beginning welders, hobbyists, and do-it-yourselfers. Many of the plans have been built multiple times by students and others. The plans are easy to read and the projects are meant to motivate the reader to want to learn the welding and fabrication processes. All plans include a list of materials, dimensions, special notes as needed, and any commentaries about special equipment that might be necessary to complete the project. The cost of building each project varies but generally can be made for under $5. Many local welding shops and companies that build with sheet metal have scraps laying around that they are willing to donate to schools for student use. In this case, the projects can be made at very little cost to a school or individual.

How To Weld Silverware Animals

Autor: Barbie the Welder
Publisher: Barbiethewelder
ISBN: 9781684549924
File Size: 14,72 MB
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Learn how to weld 30 different animals from land, sea, and air using silverware. Fun welding projects for the beginner or advanced welder!

Titans

Autor: Victoria Scott
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 054580602X
File Size: 20,11 MB
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In a heartstopping new novel from Fire & Flood author Victoria Scott, one girl bets her entire future on a race that she has no hope of winning. How much can you rely on the family you're born into? What can't you accomplish with the family you make? Astrid Sullivan's family can't catch a break. Her grandfather played cards and her dad bet on the Titans -- half-horse, half-car that race around impossible tracks. They've lost their home, their savings, and each other. So when Astrid makes some new friends who give her the chance to participate in this year's Titan races, she wonders if it's worth risking everything. She never thought she'd even touch a Titan, and this one is first gen when the models racing are Titan 3.0s. There's no way for her to win... but with her family slipping away and her dad without work, Astrid can't help but feel like the only person she can bet on is herself. Titans delivers Victoria Scott's signature blend of incredible action and impossible odds, and will leave readers' hearts racing.

Metal

Autor: José Antonio Ares
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated
ISBN: 9780764158964
File Size: 30,69 MB
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An accomplished sculptor introduces the history, tools, and techniques of artistic metalworking and includes sample projects.

Forged Architectural Metalwork

Autor: Peter Parkinson
Publisher: Crowood Press
ISBN: 9781861268174
File Size: 7,62 MB
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Hot-forging iron - blacksmithing- is a craft that evokes a passion, yet demands commitment from practitioners because it is just too much like hard work to undertake lightly. In recent years it has grown and flourished, yet remains a unsung craft success story. Contemporary forged architectural metalwork can now be seen all over Britain, but the names of the makers are far less well known that those of people in other crafts. Good architectural metalwork comes into its own as part of a particular building or space. A good gate, grille or balustrade looks so self-evidently right in its setting, that is origin seems almost beyond question. Written by a leading artist blacksmith, and illustrated with one hundred and eighty photographs and fifty drawings by the author, "Forged Architectural Metalwork" discusses design, construction, finishing and installation; and describes the wide range of concerns and skills required by smiths working in the architectural field today.

Artist Blacksmith

Autor: Peter Parkinson
Publisher: Crowood
ISBN: 1847977839
File Size: 14,32 MB
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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, punching, and finally, twisting and joining. Illustrated with over 200 diagrams and photographs, The Artist Blacksmith will provide an introduction to the beginner and valuable information for the more experienced smith looking to expand their workshop.

Assembled

Autor: Eszter Karpati
Publisher: Jacqui Small LLP
ISBN: 1911127748
File Size: 23,43 MB
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Did you know that you can transform a cheese grater, a few bits of old cutlery and a handful of nuts and bolts into a household robot brimming with character in no time? Presented like a recipe book, Assembled will inspire you to make your own bots from random flea market finds and some unwanted junk through 23 quirky "robot recipes". Each of the 23 robots is shown through the transformation of a group of “found objects” into a finished sculpture with accompanying instructions on inspiration, assemblage methods and bonding techniques. The projects are disassembled to their very core to reveal not just the easily identifiable elements used in their creation, such as a tennis racket, thermos, or bicycle frame, but also every screw, bolt, thread, rope or wire used to assemble them. The text accompanying each piece comes from the artists and offers a unique insight into the creation and character of each individual robot. These charming background stories describe the journey from seemingly random, found objects to a finished, named creation, and are followed with precise instructions on how each piece is put together. A list of individual components and tools used completes the "recipes". The three-dimensional counterpart of collage, as an art form assemblage art traces its origins back to Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque and Marcel Duchamp who famously attached a bicycle wheel to a stool and called it a readymade. The term assemblages was first used by Jean Dubuffet in the 1950s to describe a series of collages using butterfly wings while the genre of assemblage art was created in 1961 by Peter Selz and William Seitz who co-curated the exhibition The Art of Assemblage at the MoMA in New York.

The Inspiration Blueprint

Autor: BarbieTheWelder
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780692124949
File Size: 7,97 MB
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Using my unique experiences as I went from being on welfare to becoming a world renowned metal sculptor I share with you step by step how I designed my perfect life by creating a picture, an Inspiration Blueprint, and how you too can create yours and live your most inspired life!

Sculpting In Copper

Autor: Jim Pratt
Publisher: Herbert Press
ISBN: 9781789940190
File Size: 24,26 MB
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A practical introduction to the art of sculpting in copper, this book covers the basic tools and techniques, as well as five exciting projects, for beginner metalworkers and sculptors.

Make Way For Ducklings

Autor: Robert McCloskey
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101997958
File Size: 6,29 MB
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Mr. and Mrs. Mallard proudly return to their home in the Boston Public Garden with their eight offspring.

The Tab Guide To Diy Welding

Autor: Jackson Morley
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071799699
File Size: 5,35 MB
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GET STARTED WITH METAL INERT GAS (MIG) WELDING! A practical guide with step-by-step instructions and hands-on projects for newcomers to metalwork and MIG welding The TAB Guide to DIY Welding shows you how to get started with MIG welding and metalworking. Inside, you'll find illustrated step-by-step instructions for making useful objects for around the home, as well as fun artistic projects. This easy-to-follow book takes you through setting up a metalworking studio, finding local resources for materials, and the safe operation of metal studio tools. Everything you need to know about MIG welding is here in one handy resource. You'll learn what steel is made of and the principles behind electrical welding. Then you'll learn how to acquire new steel, how to interface with steel suppliers, and how to find your own salvaged steel. After the basic principles of metalworking, hand and power tools are covered--and they're put to use through hands-on projects that allow you to develop new welding skills and establish building blocks for future tasks. By the end of the book, you’ll be able to create successful metal projects on your own, like a pro! Illustrated instructions with photos and drawings provide step-by-step procedures and clear explanations Projects include useful items for around your home and garden, including a log holder, plant stands and tables, a rolling garden cart, and a barbeque grill Easy-to-follow examples and explanations for beginning artists, DIYers, and hobbyists Expert advice from an experienced teacher of MIG welding courses Course supplement for classroom and shop instruction A list of online and local resources to help beginning metalworkers access a metalworking community

The Art Of Welding

Autor: William L. Galvery
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780831134754
File Size: 28,61 MB
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Ryan Friedlinghaus, the celebrated guru of automotive customization and host of West Coast Customs on Fox Sports, adds practical knowledge to William Galvery's acclaimed welding insight and everyday tips and tricks developed over his long professional career as an educator. Provides in-depth coverage of the equipment and techniques used in the most popular welding processes: oxyacetylene, stick welding, MIG welding and TIG welding. Presents information in a lively, easy-to-follow design. Each chapter contains the pros and cons of each process and information on equipment, setup, materials, safety and welding techniques. To provide a solid footing for the novice welder, there is a chapter that provides an overview of welding and another on tools and materials. The bulk of the book is devoted to the more popular welding techniques. The authors also provide a chapter on soldering and brazing and another on plasma cutting.