The Art of Soldering for Jewelry Makers

The Art of Soldering for Jewelry Makers

Techniques and Projects

Book - 2013
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Baker & Taylor
Offers strategies and techniques for soldering to create jewelry, covering the fundamentals of the craft, essential tools and materials, and safety precautions, and includes fifteen projects with step-by-step instructions.

Barron's Educational Publishing
Soldering--the art of permanently joining metal components with a torch and solder--is seen as a challenge by many crafters. This comprehensive volume takes the mystery out of this misunderstood technique with clear instruction for jewelers of all levels. Designer and jewelry industry insider Wing Mun Devenny gives the reader--

  • An introduction to the history of soldering with an overview of conventional and lesser known methods
  • An in-depth look at essential equipment and tools as well as health and safety precautions
  • The fundamentals of soldering, from setting up and handling parts to understanding solder and fixing mistakes
  • A range of soldering techniques--from simple to more complex

    The author also provides 15 beautiful, step by step projects for the reader to create including rings, pendants, cufflinks, a brooch, and earrings. More than 400 full-color illustrations throughout.

  • Publisher: Hauppauge, NY : Barron's Educational Series, 2013
    ISBN: 9781438002637
    1438002637
    Branch Call Number: 739.27 Dev
    Characteristics: 160 p. : col. ill

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