ADVANCED SCRIMSHAW TECHNIQUES

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Advanced Scrimshaw Techniques

Author : Jim Stevens
ISBN : 0764330179
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 86.57 MB
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Learn techniques every scrimshaw carver needs for true proficiency in this traditional art form. Over 130 clear color photos illustrate ivory carving with hand and power tools, color and power engraving and painting, and practices in the care, conservation, repair, and restoration of ivory scrimshaw objects. Along with practical instruction on carving and decorating, the detailed text provides vital information on scrimshaw fakes, reproductions, resources, and appraisals. A unique feature is the extensive glossary, providing explanations of scrimshaw engraving, sculpting, carving, and collecting terms found collectively nowhere else. Artists using this book will gain an array of techniques and invaluable information. For scrimshaw carvers, this book is vital.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Whaling Whale Oil And Scrimshaw

Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and the Environment
ISBN : UIUC:30112004282882
Genre : Whale oil
File Size : 39.23 MB
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Category: Whale oil

Colorado Outdoors

Author :
ISBN : WISC:89064729635
Genre : Conservation of natural resources
File Size : 89.25 MB
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Category: Conservation of natural resources

Encyclopedia Of Marine Mammals

Author : William F. Perrin
ISBN : 0080919936
Genre : Science
File Size : 53.83 MB
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This thorough revision of the classic Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals brings this authoritative book right up-to-date. Articles describe every species in detail, based on the very latest taxonomy, and a host of biological, ecological and sociological aspects relating to marine mammals. The latest information on the biology, ecology, anatomy, behavior and interactions with man is provided by a cast of expert authors – all presented in such detail and clarity to support both marine mammal specialists and the serious naturalist. Fully referenced throughout and with a fresh selection of the best color photographs available, the long-awaited second edition remains at the forefront as the go-to reference on marine mammals. More than 20% NEW MATERIAL includes articles on Climate Change, Pacific White-sided Dolphins, Sociobiology, Habitat Use, Feeding Morphology and more Over 260 articles on the individual species with topics ranging from anatomy and behavior, to conservation, exploitation and the impact of global climate change on marine mammals New color illustrations show every species and document topical articles FROM THE FIRST EDITION “This book is so good...a bargain, full of riches...packed with fascinating up to date information. I recommend it unreservedly it to individuals, students, and researchers, as well as libraries." --Richard M. Laws, MARINE MAMMALS SCIENCE "...establishes a solid and satisfying foundation for current study and future exploration" --Ronald J. Shusterman, SCIENCE
Category: Science

Books In Print 2009 2010

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ISBN : 0835250210
Genre : Publishers' catalogs
File Size : 32.42 MB
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Category: Publishers' catalogs

Seaport

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ISBN : WISC:89067448258
Genre : Historic sites
File Size : 55.96 MB
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Category: Historic sites

Advanced Guide To Bladesmithing

Author : Wes Sander
ISBN : 1720023727
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 32.9 MB
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Powerful bladesmithing techniques for advanced knife and sword makers Do you crave the challenge of making the 'perfect knife'? Does your pride in your bladesmithing skills motivate you to take them to the next level? Are you constantly inspired by popular bladesmithing TV shows, and want to improve and compare to the master bladesmiths present on them? My name is Wes Sander, and like you, I too strive to better my bladesmithing craft and take it to the next level. Throughout my journey, I have learned several advanced techniques and discovered some powerful secrets that have helped me forge better knives. I will share them in this book. If making the same knife bores you and you constantly search for adding a new twist to your creations... If you want to deepen your knowledge to forge better blades, then this book is for you. In this book you will learn about: - The 10 step method to forging a pattern welded Damascus sword - 4 techniques that will 'reveal' the end grain texture of your Damascus blade - How to make mosaic Damascus patterns in your sword using the 'spiderwebs' technique - How to forge, assemble, heat treat and polish a Japanese sword - The secret temperature to correctly temper your Japanese blade - How to make your first sword scabbard - The #1 solution you should use while acid etching your knife - 3 simple 'hacks' to finding the perfect raw materials for using scrimshaw on your knife Here are the answers to some questions you might have about this book: Q: What kind of techniques will I get to learn in this book? A: You will get to learn to multiple advanced techniques like stainless steel forging, Japanese bladesmithing, Pattern welded Damascus forging, etching Damascus steel and more. Q: Will I get to learn how to properly heat treat the different kinds of blades that are included in this book? A: Of course. This book has special heat treating procedures for stainless steel, Damascus steel, and Japanese swords. Q: I sell the knives that I make. Can using these advanced techniques help me charge higher prices from my clients? A: While I can't guarantee any monetary profit from this book, blades that have used techniques like the ones taught in this book have been known to be prized and will probably fetch higher prices than the average blade convention knife. If you sell your creations, you will cherish the look on your client's face when your knife or sword meets their expectations! ☆★☆ Buy the $19.97 paperback version and get the $2.99 Kindle version for absolutely FREE☆★☆ The number of ideas you can realize for your creations is directly related to your understanding of various bladesmithing techniques and the characteristics of different materials. Every day that you delay is another day that you stagnate in your growth as a bladesmith. Take action now and buy this book using the 'Buy now with 1-click' button
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Bladesmithing

Author : Wes Sander
ISBN : 1951035046
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 60.84 MB
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Powerful bladesmithing techniques for advanced knife and sword makers Do you crave the challenge of making the 'perfect knife'? Does your pride in your bladesmithing skills motivate you to take them to the next level? Are you constantly inspired by popular bladesmithing TV shows, and want to improve and compare to the master bladesmiths present on them? My name is Wes Sander, and like you, I too strive to better my bladesmithing craft and take it to the next level. Throughout my journey, I have learned several advanced techniques and discovered some powerful secrets that have helped me forge better knives. I will share them inside this book. If making the same knife bores you and you constantly search for adding a new twist to your creations... If you want to deepen your knowledge to forge better blades, then this book is for you. In this book you will discover: - The 10 step method to forging a pattern welded Damascus sword - 4 techniques that will 'reveal' the end grain texture of your Damascus blade - How to make mosaic Damascus patterns in your sword using the 'spiderwebs' technique - How to forge, assemble, heat treat and polish a Japanese sword - The secret temperature to correctly temper your Japanese blade - How to make your first sword scabbard - The #1 solution you should use while acid etching your knife - 3 simple 'hacks' to finding the perfect raw materials for using scrimshaw on your knife Here are the answers to some questions you might have about this book: Q: What kind of techniques will I get to learn in this book? A: You will get to learn to multiple advanced techniques like stainless steel forging, Japanese bladesmithing, Pattern welded Damascus forging, etching Damascus steel and more. Q: Will I get to learn how to properly heat treat the different kinds of blades that are included in this book? A: Of course. This book has special heat treating procedures for stainless steel, Damascus steel, and Japanese swords. Q: I sell the knives that I make. Can using these advanced techniques help me charge higher prices from my clients? A: While I can't guarantee any monetary profit from this book, blades that have used techniques like the ones taught in this book have been known to be prized and will probably fetch higher prices than the average blade convention knife. If you sell your creations, you will cherish the look on your client's face when your knife or sword meets their expectations! The number of ideas you can realize for your creations is directly related to your understanding of various bladesmithing techniques and the characteristics of different materials. Every day that you delay is another day that you stagnate in your growth as a bladesmith. Take action and buy this book now!
Category: Crafts & Hobbies