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[435] Lamination of Non Ferrous Metals by Diffusion
We have been interested in Mokume-gane for a number of years. The only information we could find was by the soldering of different metals, cutting in half, resoldering to increase the number of layers and then exposing those laminates by punching from the reverse side and removing those embossments or by carving drilling, etching from the top. These methods have many drawbacks; namely, air pockets, cracking and peeling. Its limitations are basically that it cannot be effectively formed or raised into complex forms. During a recent trip to Japan we visited three craftsmen who practiced Mokume-gane and worked with one of them…… (1977)
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Show me more articles from: [The Metalsmith Papers]|[Hiroko Sato Pijanowski and Eugene M. Pijanowski]
Releated Categories: [Mokume-Gane]


[811] Laser Mokume - The Satow Method
The traditional Mokume process yields very beautiful results but is extremely labor intensive. Along with the high price of labor is the large amount of waste. The shape of the finished product is also limited to the limits of the ancient process, no cast pieces. The Satow method gives you the ability to transform almost any finished piece that is cast, hand fabricated or even a wax model to create your own custom Mokume piece.... (2006)
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Show me more articles from: [Ganoksin]|[Steve Satow]
Releated Categories: [Fusing & Welding]|[Mokume-Gane]


[800] Mokume Gane: Manufacturing Works of Art
Mokume gane translated from Japanese means "wood eye metal". This rare metal lamination process was developed and used by Japanese craftsmen in the 17th century for the adornment of samurai swords. Today, mokume gane jewelry is growing in popularity and this article covers the details related to the manufacturing process, ring liners and rails, settings, servicing and quality issues.... (2006)
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Show me more articles from: [Visual Communications]|[Mark B. Mann]
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