Complete Casting Handbook: Metal Casting Processes, Metallurgy, Techniques and Design
Complete Casting Handbook: Metal Casting Processes, Metallurgy, Techniques
Campbell’s Complete Casting Handbook: Metal Casting Processes, Techniques and Design, Second Edition provides an update to the first single-volume guide to cover modern principles and processes in such breadth and depth, while also retaining a clear, practical focus. The work has a unique viewpoint, interpreting the behavior of castings, and metals as a whole, in terms of their biofilm content, the largely invisible casting defects which control much of the structure and behavior of metals. This new edition includes new findings, many from John Campbell’s own research, on crack initiation, contact pouring, vortex gates, and the Cosworth Process.Delivers the expert advice that engineers need to make successful and profitable casting decisionsIdeal reference for those interested in solidification, vortex gates, nucleation, biofilm, remelting, and moldingFollows a logical, two-part structure that covers both casting metallurgy and casting manufactureContains established, must-have information, such as Campbell’s ‘10 Rules’ for successful casting manufactureIncludes numerous updates and revisions based on recent breakthroughs in the industry
- ASIN: 0444635092
The Complete Handbook of Sand Casting
Complete Starter Guide to Whittling: 24 Easy Projects You Can Make in a Weekend (Fox Chapel Publishing) Beginner-Friendly Step-by-Step Instructions, Tips, and Ready-to-Carve Patterns for Toys & Gifts
Complete Starter Guide to Whittling: 24 Easy Projects
You can whittle just about anything—the only limit is your imagination! Inside this comprehensive whittler's starter guide you'll find:24 easy-to-make whittling projectsStep-by-step instructionsHow-to photosReady-to-carve patternsHow to whittle classic toys, useful gifts, and fun displaysWhittling techniques for twigs and branchesThe 4 basic knife cuts that most whittlers useWhat to look for when choosing a whittling knifeHow to sharpen your knife for safe and enjoyable whittlingIt's so easy to get started in this relaxing and rewarding hobby. All you need is a knife, a twig, and this book!We've assembled a team of 12 leading woodcarvers to bring you a complete starter's guide to whittling. They present 24 easy whittling projects that you can make in just a weekend, complete with step-by-step instructions, how-to photographs, ready-to-carve patterns, and helpful tips.Start off with fast and fun projects that build confidence and teach fundamental carving techniques, like a simple flying propeller or a 5-minute owl. Then move on to create whittled wonders like a musical frog or a slingshot. The authors show you how to whittle complex designs in easy steps, so that you'll soon be carving attention-getting favorites like chain links or the classic ball-in-a-cage.
- Brand: Design Originals
- ASIN: 1565238427
- UPC: 884749145648
The Potter's Complete Studio Handbook: The Essential, Start-to-Finish Guide for Ceramic Artists (Studio Handbook Series)
The Potter's Complete Studio Handbook: The Essential, Start-to-Finish
Pottery making and wheel throwing is a timeless craft, perfect for beginner crafters and artisans who don't mind getting their hands dirty. The Potter's Complete Studio Handbook is the perfect guide for all levels to enjoy and master the art of pottery. The book is a compilation of the best features from The Potter's Studio Handbook and The Potter's Studio Clay and Glaze Handbook, bringing the best of hand-building and wheel-throwing techniques together with comprehensive instruction for clays and glazes. Inside, you'll find: —expert tips and tricks for selecting and preparing your clay, constructing slab projects, throwing and centering clay on the wheel, firing your project to perfection —16 beautiful and functional projects with step-by-step photos using wheel-throwing, hand-building, and slipcasting techniques that can be done at home —more than 40 formulas for unique clays and glazes with instructions on how to use them plus troubleshooting tips from the experts —behind-the-scenes access to production and mining facilities . . . and much more!
- ASIN: 1592537464
- UPC: 080665008054
The Complete Metalsmith: An Illustrated Handbook
The Complete Metalsmith: An Illustrated
Best techniques of working with gold, platinum, copper, brass, steel, plaster, and more. “Surprisingly comprehensive.”—The New York Times. “A gem of a handbook.”—Whole Earth Catalog. “No metalsmith or jewelry maker is ‘complete’ without this easy-to-use resource.” —Lapidary Journal.
- Brand: US Gift
- ASIN: 0871922401
- UPC: 640823583597
The Modern Guide to Witchcraft: Your Complete Guide to Witches, Covens, and Spells (Modern Witchcraft)
The Modern Guide to Witchcraft: Your Complete Guide
Unlock your powers...Looking for an enchanting love potion? Want to create your own sacred space and promote good energy? The Modern Guide to Witchcraft helps you harness your own inner power so you can shape your destiny.With the help of spellcraft expert Skye Alexander, you'll tap into your own magic and create incantations, potions, and charms. As she carefully guides you through each step of these witchcraft practices and details ways of personalizing them to your specific situation, you'll gain confidence in your own knowledge and inner force.Once you learn to harness your natural talents as a witch, you'll discover that a whole new world of possibilities exists.
- ASIN: B00MIMHMMC
The Modern Witchcraft Spell Book: Your Complete Guide to Crafting and Casting Spells
The Modern Witchcraft Spell Book: Your Complete Guide
Hundreds of spells for the modern-day witch!At any given moment, you have the power to manifest lasting love, boost your prosperity, and shape your destiny. Written by Skye Alexander, spellcraft expert and the author of The Modern Guide to Witchcraft, this book teaches you how to harness your inner magic through incantations, potions, and charms. Whether you're looking to get the job of your dreams, rejuvenate your body, or bring good fortune to family and friends, each page provides you with a spell that can be re-created or personalized for your specific situation. With the tools in The Modern Witchcraft Spell Book, practicing witches will hone in on their natural talents and discover a whole new world of possibilities.
- Brand: Adams Media
- ASIN: 1440589232
- UPC: 045079589230
Witchcraft: A Handbook of Magic Spells and Potions (Magic Series)
Witchcraft: A Handbook of Magic Spells and Potions
Tap into the magic all around you with Witchcraft, an illustrated guide to ancient potions, spells, chants, rituals, and incantations from around the world. Learn how to form a spirit circle with coven members, what instruments you need for your craft, special conjurations for each day of the week, and hundreds of crafty spells and potions that will allow you to: Banish headachesKeep your home safeEnvision your future spouseWin richesCommunicate with animalsConceive a childSummon the deadMake it snowSeparate loversKnow your futureAnd more!Spells are conveniently organized by purpose: safekeeping spells, healing spells and potions, spells against enemies, counter-spells, luck and fortune spells, love and matchmaking spells, weather and earth spells, spells to cast on animals, power spells, and communing with the dead. With stunning linoleum-cut illustrations by artist Melissa West that bring the magic of the past to life, this comprehensive compendium is also a delightful page-turner that's full of unexpected treasures. Place it in a sacred place in your home—and make sure no enemies find it to access its inestimable powers!
- Brand: Wellfleet Press
- ASIN: 1577151240
The Complete Handbook of Centrifugal Casting
Principles of Metal Casting, Third Edition
Principles of Metal Casting, Third
Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.The definitive metal casting resource--fully updatedWritten by prominent industry experts, Principles of Metal Casting, Third Edition, addresses the latest advances in the field such as melting, casting processes, sand systems, alloy development, heat treatment, and processing technologies. New chapters cover solidificationmodeling, casting defects, and zinc and zinc alloys. Detailed photographs, illustrations, tables, and equations are included throughout. Ideal for students and researchers in metallurgy and foundry science as well as foundry industry professionals, this authoritative guide provides all of the information needed to produce premium-quality castings.Comprehensive coverage includes:PatternsCasting processesSolidification of metals and alloysGating and risering of castingsCasting process simulationAluminum and aluminum alloysCopper and copper alloysMagnesium and magnesium alloysZinc and zinc alloysCast ironsSteel castingsCleaning and inspectionCasting defects
- ASIN: 0071789758
Backyard Foundry for Home Machinists (Fox Chapel Publishing) Metal Casting in a Sand Mold for the Home Metalworker; Information on Materials & Equipment, Pattern-Making, Molding & Core-Boxes, and More
Backyard Foundry for Home Machinists (Fox Chapel Publishing)
Create your own home foundry for custom casting! Includes information for:PatternsPlate patternsCores, core boxes, and core makingCasting locomotive cylindersWheelsMetal, the furnace, and meltingDesign for a solid-fuel furnaceThe process of casting metal in a sand mold, a craft which has been practiced for centuries, is actually very simple. Most towns of any size once had a small foundry to perform small-scale casting jobs.Today's home shop machinist must either adapt commercially available castings or send away to a specialist foundry at considerable expense and delay. The alternative is to make your own custom patterns and castings, which is much easier and rewarding than you may think! This handy book will show you how.Backyard Foundry for Home Machinists is essential reading for anyone interested in getting started in foundry or casting work. It provides a wealth of useful information on materials and techniques, pattern-making, molding boxes, cores and core-boxes, and melting metals. Locomotive cylinders and wheels are covered in depth for model engineers.The book also offers a design for building an outdoor solid-fuel furnace, suitable for small-scale commercial work. Each stage and subject is covered in detail so that even beginners can undertake casting with confidence.M...
- Brand: Design Originals
- ASIN: 1565238656
[Complete Casting Handbook: Metal Casting Processes, Techniques and Design] [Author: Campbell Professor, John] [August, 2011]
The Good Witch's Guide: A Modern-Day Wiccapedia of Magickal Ingredients and Spells (The Modern-Day Witch)
The Good Witch's Guide: A Modern-Day Wiccapedia of
From cleansing spells to hands-on healing to the spiritual use of herbs, witches know which magickal and natural remedies work best! The Good Witch’s Guide offers a treasure chest filled with holistic Wiccan magic and lore. Illustrated throughout, it teaches you which herbs and spices, oils and aromatherapy, brews, potions, spells, and more, can help you live life to the fullest. And with spells, remedies, and recipes from a roundtable of noted witches, healers, and mystical practitioners, this “spell”-binding book is a must-read for anyone who wishes to celebrate both good health and spirituality.
- Brand: STERLING ETHOS
- ASIN: 1454919523
The Craft and Art of Clay: A Complete Potter's Handbook
The Craft and Art of Clay: A Complete
Widely considered to be the most comprehensive introduction to ceramics available, this book contains numerous step-by-step illustrations of all ceramic techniques to guide the beginner, as well as inspirational ceramic pieces from international potters. For the more experienced ceramist, there is a wealth of technical detail on glaze formulas and temperature conversions which make the book an ideal reference. To quote one review: "I am a studio potter and would not be without it."
- Brand: Brand: Laurence King Publishing
- ASIN: 1856697282