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Engraving Historic Firearms by John Schippers

Engraving Historic Firearms
Engraving Historic Firearms by: John Schippers
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Author: John Schippers
Binding: Spiral Bound
Copyright: 2013
Pages: 448
Size: 8.5 x 11 in.

Product Code: RED-2013-9780977073627-X3

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By far the finest book ever written on hand engraving of firearms as well as other items, Engraving Historic Firearms is the result of painstaking research, practical knowledge and almost 50 years of experience. It is now the standard reference for engravers & collectors alike, and the step-by-step instructions on learning to engrave make it the only book available from which an engraving student can actually learn this skill. John discusses engraving tools and equipment and the various techniques for using them, how to make your own tools, developing and transferring the proper designs, and the especially important aspect of what to engrave. Many patterns and practice designs, borders, tips and tricks are included, based on practical knowledge and years of experience. This book is a must have for anyone interested in engraving or with an interest in engraved firearms and accessories.

The culmination of a lifelong career. This "how-to" book was 10 years in the making, and is sure to be Classic in the Hand Engraving Industry.

  • Step-by-step instructions about learning to engrave.
  • 445 full color pages of highly detailed original and contemporary firearms
  • Over 2130 color photographs and illustrations of tools, techniques, patterns, and antique & contemporary firearms
  • Spiral binding lies flat for ease of use on workbench
  • From beginners to experts, for aspiring engravers, fine metal workers and art lovers

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