This book provides a detailed description of the tools and materials required for the craft, as well as step-by-step instructions for various techniques used in working with sheet copper. The author covers a wide range of topics, including the properties of copper, the different types of hammers and stakes used in coppersmithing, and the various methods for shaping and forming copper sheets. He also provides detailed instructions for making a variety of copper objects, such as trays, bowls, and vases, as well as more complex pieces such as lamps and chandeliers.Throughout the book, the author emphasizes the importance of precision and attention to detail in coppersmithing, as well as the need for patience and practice to master the craft. The book is illustrated with numerous diagrams and photographs to help readers understand the techniques described.Overall, ""Art of Coppersmithing"" is a valuable resource for anyone interested in learning the art of coppersmithing, from beginners to experienced craftsmen looking to refine their skills.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.
Written by John Fuller, Sr.