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Books,Vapson,Practical Casting By Tim McCreight (UoM - EA)

Practical Casting By Tim McCreight (UoM - EA)

From the author of The Complete Metalsmith, this book devotes 6 full chapters to the lost wax casting procedure. Later chapters discuss alternative casting techniques that utilize sand and cuttlefish bone. Information about casting equipment is also provided. Easy to read and understand. An excellent reference source containing dozens of invaluable charts, graphs and tables. Spiral-bound to lie flat on a workbench. Softcover, 122 pages.
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Books,Vapson,The Complete Metalsmith (UoM - EA)

The Complete Metalsmith (UoM - EA)

A unique resource for the beginning student, teacher and working craftsperson. Each page is devoted to a single technique explained in detail through text and numerous line illustrations.The revised 1991 edition has been updated with new processes, more illustrations and an expanded reference section. Basic metalworking techniques such as stone setting, soldering, polishing, casting and many more are covered, and particular attention is paid to safety. Over 2,500 illustrations. Spiral-bound to l
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Books,Vapson,Centrifugal or Lost Wax Jewelry Casting (UoM - EA)

Centrifugal or Lost Wax Jewelry Casting (UoM - EA)

Explains the entire casting process in detail and step-by-step. An excellent reference source for any caster and an invaluable learning tool for those new to casting. Updated and revised in 1995 by Peter Bovin, it covers different methods of casting and all processes involved plus tools and equipment. Dozens of charts detail burnout programs, investing procedures, metal and casting temperatures, and much more. Black-and-white photos show work in progress. Softcover, 143 pages.
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Books,Vapson,Matt Design Book (UoM - EA)

Matt Design Book (UoM - EA)

Designed to work with the Matt Design Template Set, Adolfo Mattiello’s Techniques of Jewelry Illustration and Color Rendering is a colorfully illustrated book, ideal for anyone interested in the world of jewelry design. This 150-page hardcover book brings the talents, expertise and individuality of 6 outstanding jewelry designers into 1 volume. Presents full instruction on jewelry illustration and rendering. With step-bystep guidelines and clear illustrations explaining each process, this book i
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Books,Vapson,Modelling in Wax for Jlry & Sculpture by Lawrence Kallenb...

Modelling in Wax for Jlry & Sculpture by Lawrence Kallenb...

A complete text on the subject of modeling in wax. This comprehensive work pays attention to the details of each step in carving out a design for casting. Many clear, simple line drawings show the methods, waxes and tools necessary. Covers specialized wax techniques for more advanced modeling. Some color plates. Hardcover, 252 pages.
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Books,Vapson,Fire Assaying (UoM - EA)

Fire Assaying (UoM - EA)

A classic introductory reference work for practicing fire assayers and for those who want to learn the procedures. A working knowledge of fire assaying may be obtained without a comprehensive understanding of the physiochemical principles involved. The subject is covered in detail with chapters on sampling, cupellation, parting, crucible assaying, scorification, fire assaying of platinum metals, tools and equipment, and more. Hardcover, 277 pages.
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Books,Vapson,Jlry Manufacturing:The Art and Science by Philip E. Roman...

Jlry Manufacturing:The Art and Science by Philip E. Roman...

A must-have for every jewelry manufacturer, large or small. This is an excellent troubleshooting guide for the metal manufacturer. The complete casting and finishing processes are thoroughly described, and pictures or line drawings on every page depict the steps involved. The machinery necessary to complete all these steps is discussed, as are the different choices of tools needed for each job. The author has been setting up jewelry manufacturing sites around the world for the past 40 years. He
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Books,Vapson,Refinning Precious Metal Waste (UoM - EA)

Refinning Precious Metal Waste (UoM - EA)

This book is the result of many years of teaching jewelers and others how to refine their precious metal wastes. Instructions start with tasks that are easy to understand and perform, assuming that the reader has never seen the process of refining. They continue through more complicated methods of handling various types of waste. Hardcover, 362 pages.
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