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moslydeaf  ·  514 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: June 5, 2019

I'm game! I can't promise I'll be much competition though haha.

I will pick up Complete Metalsmith. It's been encouraging to know that there are in depth books available on so many techniques used in the field, like a book specifically for hinges and catches.

kleinbl00  ·  513 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I regret to inform you that there's an entire class of jewelers who make a lot of money writing books for other jewelers, teaching other jewelers, holding seminars for other jewelers... There's more (basic) knowledge out there than customers so there's a lot of "how to make an ashtray out of PMC, $400" shit out there.

The Lewton-Brain book is useful because it's basically "here's how to make a joint that moves" which comes in handier than you might think.