This book comprises an illustrated text book for teachers and students in the manual arts, with a specific focus on copper work. The main aim of this text is to specify the necessary equipment and suggest some of the main possibilities of the course. This text contains an abundance of illustrative material consisting of drawings and photographs of various objects, and also comprises a detailed description of the processes necessary for the execution of many of the designs. Written with the beginner in mind, this is a text that will be of much use to anyone with an interest in the subject and is not to be missed by discerning enthusiasts. The chapters of this book include: Introduction, Equipment, Materials; Problems, Escutcheons and Hinge Tails; Drawer and Door Pulls and Hinges; Finger Plates, Pad Corners, Box Corners, Stamp Box and Match Box; Sconce, Picture Frame, Soldering, Repoussé or Embossing; and much more besides. This text was originally published in 1908 and we are proud to republish it now with a new introduction on the subject.