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. An essential guide for novice and experienced craftsmen, detailing the processes,
of making, decorating and designing with this versatile material.
- Introduction to materials, equipment and tools
- Step-by-step guide to working with pewter
- Inspirational photographs of work from makers around
- Ideas to develop your own designs
Publication date 25th January 2010
260 x 215mm, 160 pages with over 200 colour photographs