Model Building with Brass

Model Building with Brass

by Ken Foran
Model Building with Brass

Model Building with Brass

by Ken Foran

Hardcover(2nd Edition)

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A book that explains various tools and techniques necessary for successfully building models with brass, now in its second edition with a new chapter on shipbuilding. Whether substituting for an existing plastic model kit part or assembly, making a master pattern for casting, or creating a complete scratch-built model, the range of brass fabrication methods and tools used are explained. Readers are exposed to techniques for cutting, forming, fabricating, soldering, and final finishing of commercially available brass stock. Specific chapters focus on the use of various processes and chemicals to assist readers in the creation of very detailed brass models. World master model builder Ken Foran has created a book that modelers of all skill levels will find to be an absorbing and valuable resource for successfully building with brass.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764354946
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date: 04/28/2018
Edition description: 2nd Edition
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Ken Foran lives in Morro Bay, California, and has a BFA in industrial design. Like many, he built model kits as a youth, and as his skills and desire to go beyond the basic kits evolved, he started scratch-building with brass as a substitute material for plastic.
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