Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Metalworking


That picture? Participants at the battle of Wakefield. Love the little tassets behind the big tassets, and the fancy wings on the legs. Niiiiiiccccceeeeee.

A couple of metal working books.
First Lessons in Metalworking by Alfred Compton. Professor at the University of New York.
http://www.archive.org/stream/firstlessonsinm00compgoog#page/n8/mode/2up

Workshop notes and sketches. by Thomas Clarke. You might wish to just skip over to chapter three for a pleasant dissertation about the state of metalwork in the 1880's.
http://www.archive.org/stream/workshopnotesske00clarrich#page/n7/mode/2up

Mediaeval craftsmanship and the Modern Amateur. By Newton Wethered, in London. This 1923 book is a valuable read, particulary for anyone who is planning to do some old style enameling and jewelry. A rattlin' good read on a sunny winter's afternoon.
http://www.archive.org/stream/mediaevalcraftsm00wethuoft#page/n7/mode/2up





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2 comments:

Kamagra said...

Hey that was very nice,, I would love to visit your blog very often,, Thanks for sharing such wonderful thing.

stag said...

I think you are getting the wrong thing hard Kamagra....you are supposed to get the metal of the suit nice and hard.

I know. Its so hard to be a nice guy, especially to a


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