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Pewter - Designs and Techniques

By Fleur Grenier

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ISBN: 9781847971586
PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION): January 2010
PAGES: 160
BINDING: Hardback
SIZE: 260x215 mm
INSIDE: 200 colour photographs

Pewter is an age-old craft that is enjoying a revival today. This book celebrates its heritage and qualities by explaining the techniques that have been used for hundreds of years and continue to be used today. The basic techniques involved with working with pewter are explained and how they can be applied to make a range of exciting pieces far beyond the realms of tankards and hip flasks. The polished lustre of pewter lends to contemporary designs. The modern pewter, lead-free alloy does not tarnish or turn the dull grey colour of the old pewter.

Topics include: Introduction to materials, equipment and tools Step-by-step guide to working with pewter Inspirational photographs of work from makers around the world Ideas to develop your own designs

RRP: £19.95

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