Hot Connections Jewelry: The Complete Sourcebook of Soldering Techniques [NOOK Book]

Overview

The art of soldering—permanently joining metal components with a torch and solder—can open up a new world of creative possibilities for jewelry makers.
 
In Hot Connections Jewelry, award-winning jewelry designer Jennifer Chin guides you through every step, from choosing a torch to basic techniques like sawing, filing, and riveting, as well as more advanced techniques ...
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Hot Connections Jewelry: The Complete Sourcebook of Soldering Techniques

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Overview

The art of soldering—permanently joining metal components with a torch and solder—can open up a new world of creative possibilities for jewelry makers.
 
In Hot Connections Jewelry, award-winning jewelry designer Jennifer Chin guides you through every step, from choosing a torch to basic techniques like sawing, filing, and riveting, as well as more advanced techniques like creating surface textures, setting stones, and using inlay.
 
With 23 in-depth lessons and 15 stunning projects, as well as inspiring examples from contributing artists, Hot Connections Jewelry is your essential guide to unleashing your creativity and confidence in jewelry making.
 

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Editorial Reviews

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"If you already have experience in basic metalwork and cold connections (riveting, hammering, texturing metal, etc.), then this is the perfect book to get you started in soldering...Page after page of detailed and easy-to-understand information, photos, and tips--and tons of gorgeous photos of author Jennifer Chin's masterful jewelry pieces--will have you online and ordering your soldering iron and supplies in a matter of hours. Turn up the heat!" --Bead Design Studio Magazine
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780823082285
  • Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 8/31/2011
  • Sold by: Random House
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 440,343
  • File size: 37 MB
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Meet the Author

Jennifer Chin is an artist, teacher, and metalsmith, as well as the owner of Lush Metals, a jewelry studio located in Boston. Her work can be seen at some of the most prestigious fine craft shows, museums, galleries, and boutiques in the U.S. and on her website, LushMetals.com. This is her first book.
 

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  • Posted January 17, 2012

    Very Recommended.

    I have not had a chance to actually do the work in the book but I will say that is has some great projects and information on soldering. R-N-R

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 9, 2013

    Well worth the cost

    Great ideas! Good explanations.

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    Posted March 4, 2012

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