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Copperwork and Coppersmithing
Historic Book Collection on CD

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Learn the art of copperwork and coppersmithing via the detailed instructions in these historic books on copper. The books cover the tools, materials and techniques to create a variety of copper ornaments and practical objects all from sheet copper by hammering, cutting, patterning and shaping the material to the form you wish. In addition to some excellent historic teaching books on the subject, there is also a collection of catalogs exhibiting early 20th century copper creations from weather vanes to decorative items for the house. All in all, it is a great collection for expanding your skills in metalworking.

Below the book list, you will find images of the table of contents for books 1 and 6 as well as several pages from these volumes.

The books in this collection are:

  1. Copper work: An Illustrated Text Book for Teachers and Students in the Manual Arts (1906) - Rose, Augustus R. - 128 pages
  2. Copper weather vanes. (1921) - J. W. Fiske Iron Works - 51 pages
  3. A practical work-shop companion for tin, sheet-iron, and copper-plate workers ... with numerous valuable receipts and manipulations for every-day use in the work-shop (1904) - Blinn, Leroy J. - 342 pages
  4. Ledkote ornamental cast-lead & stamped lead-coated copper products. (1950) - Ledkote Products Company. - 51 pages
  5. Illustrated catalogue and price list of copper weather vanes, bannerets and finials / manufactured by A.B. & W.T. Westervelt. (1883) - 108 pages
  6. Art of coppersmithing. A practical treatise on working sheet copper into all forms (1904) - John Fuller - 358 pages
  7. Russian hand-beaten copper. (1900) - Stickley Bros. Co. - 54 pages

Here are some page images from a few of the books so you can see some of the typical contents of the volumes.

This CD runs on all Windows and Macintosh computers. You must have a web browser and Adobe Acrobat Reader - (available for free download if you do not have it installed on your computer.) The book index is organized in an HTML menu that is compatible with all browsers and the books themselves are in PDF format to allow them to be universally accessed. Many books on this CD are searchable and printable.

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Price: $14.97     SKU: B515     Qty: