Dade City FL 33523
 
 

 

We no longer sell art metals.

We now offer:

 

How to SOLDER BOOKLET (EBook for $6)

METAL CRAFT HOW-TO ARTICLES (free)

Metal Craft Information:

How-to Articles & Booklets Crafting in copper, brass & aluminum
by the Whimsie Studio Craftsmen
 
The best craft advice of all is to get HANDS ON EXPERIENCE by trial and error, experimenting & working with samples of the actual metal & gaining skill. We have created these articles to cover all the advice & information we have gathered over the years:
 
HOW TO SOLDER EASILY - Introduction and E-BOOKLET
 
BASIC CRAFT METAL Information & Gauge thickness Chart
 
CLEANING METAL Copper , Brass, Bronze, Nickel & Aluminum
 
Patina - age metal
 
Cutting Metal Sheet and Wire
 
About Shaped wires Square, Half Round etc.
 
Embossing & Tooling:Copper Foil, Aluminum Foil Brass Foil
 
 
Straightening, Flattening, Bending, Softening & Forming Metal
 
Soldering introduction
 
Soldering E-BOOKLET to Purchase
 

 
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for 25 YEARS
 
Metal Craft information
 
 
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Updated July 2, 2021

CRAFT PROJECTS - Handmade Gifts!
COOKIE CUTTER Making
 

ORNAMENT MAKING

 
Pierced Sheet Metal Work: Pie Safes & Luminaries
 
 
WIRE WRAPPING Candle holders, Utensils etc.

BOOKLET - How to Solder Copper, Bronze, Brass & Nickel
 
 
This booklet makes soldering easy for everyone!
 
Our instructional 19 page color booklet on the basics & more of how to solder copper, brass, & bronze.
 
Quickly learn how to solder wire or sheet metal:
 
It takes you from tools & supplies needed, charts of metals, cleaning, flux, safety, to soldering with a demonstration exercise that you can do.
 
 
 
A unique,practical and inexpensive approach using the least amount of readily available equipment and supplies . It includes quick jigging.
 
A large format 8 1/2 x 11 inch- 19 Pages with plenty of color photos for every step, and there are several practice exercises.
 
This is our most requested craft information. Written from over 25 years of experience by Larry Henke & Ron Bodoh
 
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Other Reading:
ON CRAFTING WITH METAL*:

 

Metal Working - A book of Tools, Materials and Processes for the Handyman by Paul N. Hasluck, (Reprinted from 1907 Original), 1994 Lindsay Publications, Inc.

Living Materials - A Sculptor's Handbook by Oliver Andrews, University of California Press, 1988

The Art and Craft of Making Jewelry by Joanna Gollberg, Lark Books, 2006

Making Metal Jewelry - Projects~Techniques~Inspiration by Joanna Gollberg, Lark Books, 2003

Practical Blacksmithing and Metalworking by Percy W. Balnford, Tab Books, 1988

The Art of Coppersmithing by John Fuller Sr, (Reprinted from 1893 original) Astragal Press, 1993

ON VINTAGE PAPERS AND PAPERMAKING*:  

PAPERMAKING - The History of and Ancient Craft by Dard Hunter, (Reprinted from 1947 original) Dover Press, 1978

*Check EBAY and ETSY for Out-of-Print titles  

 

 

All designs and photographs shown herein are original and copyright protected.
(c) Copyright 2010 .-the Whimsie Studio All rights reserved.
 
These articles and writings are for our customers personal use only. They may not be copied or published in whole or part, in any form electronically or in print
without express written permission of the authors Larry Henke & Ronald Bodoh