Contemporary Projects and TechniquesBook - 2010 | 1st ed
Pewter?affordable, easy to work with, and suitable for making all kinds of practical and decorative objects?is the ideal medium for the home metalsmith. This is the only comprehensive guide to working it, and both beginners and intermediates will embrace its valuable information as well as its beautiful design and photography.
Respected metalworker Lisa Slovis Mandel teaches readers a variety of fundamental and more advanced techniques, from fusing, soldering, and casting, to forming shapes with a hydraulic press. Included are 15 projects, from a basic bowl and ladle to a teapot, along with a gallery of outstanding work for inspiration.