Metal Physical

Jewelry Making



Faux Finish


Autos & Motorcycles
Metalsmithing Sculpture Patinas Enamelling CVD & PVD Fountains


Metal Physical Books 8


Artists Anodizing Aluminum : The Sulfuric Acid Process (usually ships in 24 hrs)
David Laplantz / Paperback / Published 1988



Art of Coppersmithing: A Practical Treatise on Working Sheet Cooper into All Forms
John Fuller Sr. / Paperback / Published 1993


The Care of Bronze Sculpture: Recommended Maintenance Programs for the Collector by Patrick V. Kipper


The Care and Handling of Art Objects : Practices in the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Marjorie Shelley, Helmut Nickel (Illustrator) / Paperback /Published 1994

Color on Metal: 50 Artists Share Insights and Techniques
Tim McCreight, Nicole Bsullak / Hardcover / Published 2001


The Colouring, Bronzing, and Patination of Metals : A Manual for the Fine Metalworker and Sculptor (ships in 2-3 days)
Richard Hughes, Michael Rowe / Hardcover / Published 1991



The Complete Metalsmith: An Illustrated Handbook
Tim McCreight / Spiral-Bound / Published 1991


Contemporary Patination
Ron Young / Paperback / Published September 1997

Metalwork for Craftsmen: A Step by Step Guide With 55 Projects
Emil F. Kronquist / Paperback / Published 1993


Patinas for Silicon Bronze
Patrick V. Kipper, Mary Libbey (Editor), Nancy Schmachtenberger (Editor) / Hardcover / Published 1996


William Seitz, Rupert Finegold / Hardcover / Published 1983




Classic Car Restorer's Handbook : Restoration Tips and Techniques for Owners and Restorers of Classic and Collectible Automobiles (usually ships in 24 hours)
Jim Richardson / Paperback / Published 1994


How to Restore Metal Automotive Trim (usually ships in 24 hours
Jeff Lilly / Paperback / Published 1997

Fantasies in Chrome : The Art of the Custom Motorcycle
Doug Mitchel / Hardcover / Published 1996



Hard Chrome Plating on Video with Book
Randell L. Nyborg / Paperback / Published 1993

Hobbyist Electroplating Made Easy Vol 1
Nyborg / Paperback / Published 1988

How To Make Gold Plating Solutions (Video with Book)
Randall Nyborg / Paperback / Published 2001

Metal Plating and Patination : Cultural, Technical and Historical Developments (hard to find)
Susan LA Niece, Paul Craddock (Editor) / Hardcover / Published 1993

The Polishing and Plating of Metal
Herbert J. Hawkins / Paperback / Published 1995



Metalwork and Enamelling by Herbert Maryon, Paperback - 335 pages 5th edition (January 1984)



The Art of Faux: The Complete Sourcebook of Decorative Painted Finishes
Pierre Finkelstein / Paperback / Published 1997

The Art of Illusion: A Trompe L'Oeil Painting Course
Janet Shearer / Hardcover / Published 2000


Classic Paints & Faux Finishes Annie Sloan / Paperback / Published 1996

Decorating With Paper & Paint : Combining Decoupage & Faux Finish Techniques
Rhonda Rainey / Hardcover / Published 1998

Decorative Paint and Faux Finishes Paperback / Published 1999

Paint Recipes: A Step-by-Step Guide to Colors and Finishes for the Home
Liz Wagstaff / Paperback / Published 1996


Painting Techniques & Faux Finishes
Paperback / Published 1999

Trompe L'Oeil at Home : Faux Finishes and Fantasy Settings
Karen S. Chambers / Hardcover / Published 1991



Firearm Blueing and Browning
Hardcover (June 1936)



The Art of Jewelry Design: From Idea to Reality
Elizabeth Olver / Hardcover / Published 2002


The Art of Jewelry Making: Classic & Original Designs
Alan Revere / Hardcover / Published 1999


The Complete Book of Jewelry Making
Carles Codina / Hardcover / Published 2000


Jewelry Design: The Artisan's Reference
Elizabeth Olver / Hardcover / Published 2000


Jewelry Making Techniques Book: Over 50 Techniques for Creating Eyecatching Contemporary and Traditional Designs
Elizabeth Olver / Paperback / Published 2001


"The Jewelry Workshop Safety Report" (Lewton-Brain) for schools and workshops with employees and students. This book reviews issues of studio safety and discusses strategies for recognizing risks in the jewelry workshop and for reducing hazards by using substitution of materials or processes. The premise is that any reduction in risk improves the safety conditions of the goldsmith and artist. Includes a workshop tour approach to learning about safety issues and procedures, with safety and health concerns listed by the jewelry procedures and tools used.

Modeling in Wax for Jewelry and Sculpture
Lawrence Kallenberg / Paperback / Published 2000


Textile Techniques in Metal
Arline M. Fisch / Hardcover / Published 2001




Figure Sculpture in Wax and Plaster
Richard M. Miller (Editor), Gloria Bley Miller (Photographer) / Paperback / Published 1987


From Clay to Bronze : A Studio Guide to Figurative Sculpture
by Tuck Langland. Paperback (February 2000)





The Surface Treatment and Finishing of Aluminum and Its Alloys S. Wernick, R. Pinner, P.G. Sheasby

Adhesive Bonding of Aluminum Alloys
Edward W. Thrall, Raymond W. Shannon (Editor) / Hardcover / Published 1985

Aluminum and Aluminum Alloys
J.R. Davis / Hardcover / Published December 1993.

Aluminum: Technology, Applications, and Environment
Dietrich G. Altenpohl / Hardcover / Published February 1998.

The Technology of Anodizing Aluminum
Arthur William Brace, P.G. Sheasby / Hardcover / Published 1968. (Special order)



Electrochemical Metallizing : Principles and Practice (hard to find!)
Marvin Rubinstein / Published 1987



Chemical Vapor Deposited Materials
Francis S. Galasso / Hardcover / Published 1991

Handbook of Chemical Vapor Deposition (Principles, Technology, and Applications)
Hugh O. Pierson / Hardcover / Published 1992

Handbook Of Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) Processing, Donald M. Mattox, 949 pages, ISBN 0-8155-1422-0, William Andrews/Noyes Publishers, 169 Kinderkamack Rd., Parkridge, NJ 07656 USA (1998)

Physical vapor deposition (PVD)
Robert Moran

Titanium nitride coatings : preparations, characteristics, and applications
S. Marinkoviāc

Thin Film Deposition : Principles and Practice
Donald L. Smith / Hardcover / Published 1994



Electroless Nickel Plating
Wolfgang Riedel / Hardcover / Published 1991

Electroless Plating : Fundamentals and Applications
Glenn O. Mallory, Juan B. Hajdu (Editor) / Hardcover / Published 1990



Chromium Plating
Ing Robert Weiner / Hardcover / Published 1980

Gold Plating Technology
F. H. Reid (Editor) / Hardcover / Published 1987

Nickel and Chromium Plating
J. K. Dennis, et al / Hardcover / Published 1994

Nickel and Human Health: Current Perspectives (Advances in Environmental Science and Technology, Vol 25)
Evert Nieboer, Jerome O. Nriagu (Editor) / Paperback / Published 1992

Nickel and the Skin: Immunology and Toxicology
Howard I. Maibach, Torkil Menne (Editor) / Hardcover / Published 1989

Tin and Solder Plating in the Semiconductor Industry: A Technical Guide
A.C. Tan / Hardcover / Published 1992



ASM Handbook: Surface Engineering
Faith Reidenbach (Editor) / Hardcover / Published 1994

 Chemical Analysis of Electroplating Solution
Irvine / Hardcover / Published 1970

Commercial Electroplating : How to Start and Operate an Electroplating Shop
Randell L. Nyborg / Paperback / Published 1991

Electrodeposition : The Materials Science of Coatings and Substrates (Materials Science and Process Technology Series) (usually ships in 24 hours)
J.W. Dini / Hardcover / Published 1993

Electroplating and Electroforming: A Guide for the Craftsman
Lee Scott Newman / Hardcover / Published 1979

Electroplating and Related Processes
J. Mohler / Hardcover / Published 1973


Electroplating Engineering Handbook
Lawrence J. Durney (Editor) / Hardcover / Published 1996

Installation and Maintenance in Electroplating Shops (hard to find!)
Eric A. Ollard / Hardcover / Robert Draper Ltd. / 1967

Kinetics of Electrochemical Metal Dissolution (Studies in Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, No 47)
L. Kiss / Hardcover / Published 1988

Modern Electroplating (Ships in 2-3 days)
Electrochemical Society, Frederick Adolp Lowenheim / Paperback / Published 1974

Modern Electroplating, 4th Edition
Mordechay Schlesinger (Editor), M. Paunovic (Editor)
Hardcover/ August 2000


The Properties of Electrodeposited Metals and Alloys
William H. Safranek, 1986, American Electroplaters and Surface Finishers Society

Professional Manual of Electroplating
Thomas Rodgers / Paperback / Published 1993

Trouble in Your Tank? : Handbook for Solving Plating Problems
Lawrence J. Durney / Paperback / Published 1996


Water and Waste Control : For the Plating Shop
Joseph B. Kushner, Arthur S. Kushner / Paperback / Published 1994


Wire Bonding in Microelectronics: Materials, Processes, Reliability, and Yield (Electronic Packaging and Interconnection)
George G. Harman / Hardcover / Published 1997