This small paperback book is written and illustrated by Nola May. At $9.95 it is an affordable introduction to ´Indian´ style beaded earrings made with small glass beads. If that sounds like a sentence I´ve written before it is because this small book is published by Eagle Publishing who put out ´Delightful beaded Earring Designs´ by Jan Radford which I reviewed previously - and it is very similar in many ways to that book.... (2012) Complete Story
As with most Japanese metal coloring methods the techniques are metallurgically based rather than solution oriented; in the West we tend to use a myriad of coloring solutions and limited number of alloys; in Japan there are a limited number of coloring solutions and innumerable metal alloys which react differently in the same solution.... (1995) Complete Story
This is an example of a production project proposal involving the reproduction of two historically important buttons. This shows how the project is described in terms that allow the client to see what is involved in manufacturing. It is a sample of a description that allows the client a sense of the scope of the job.... (1990) Complete Story
Carpal tunnel syndrome is only one of many kinds of repetitive strain injuries (RSIs) and cumulative trauma disorders (CTDs). RSI, CTD and 'overuse syndrome' are reasonably interchangeable in meaning. Carpal tunnel syndrome is, however, the most.... (1999) Complete Story
Cast hinges are a very important part of much production jewelry work, partly because hinge assembly on such pieces is reduced to inserting the hinge pin and so provides a very fast linkage system ideal for cast objects. We are primarily speaking here of lost wax investment casting. If you look at any trade magazines you will find many examples of cast hinges in the advertisements....
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