Mokume Gane – A Comprehensive Study

Mokume Gane – A Comprehensive Study

595.00

The 160 Page Hardcover Classic by Steve Midgett

Acknowledged as the preeminent text on Mokume Gane (wood grain metal), this comprehensive book provides practical information about the many techniques and processes used to create it. From Mokume's beginnings in ancient Japan to its current renaissance in the digital age, Steve Midgett traces its history and applications. With the help of other prominent artists in the field, he provides detailed instruction for metalsmiths, jewelers, and knifemakers who want to produce their own top quality mokume. Each technique is thoroughly covered, with tips from the finest makers in the world. The text is copiously illustrated with over 150 color photos and includes 25 pages of Mokume Gane art by accomplished masters. All the technical data is here, too, with step-by-step instructions, information on metal compatibility, and firing temperatures. All this and more makes "Mokume Gane A Comprehensive Study" an essential tool for any serious metalworkers shop.

  • Hardcover, 160 pages
  • Bonding by gas forge, gas mini kiln, and electric kiln
  • Over 150 color photos and illustrations
  • Step by step project demonstrations
  • Technical data, charts and resources
  • For metalsmiths, jewelers, and knifemakers
  • FREE personalized signed inscription
  • FREE "Mokume Gane in the Small Shop" DVD
  • FREE shipping and insurance
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