• Patina: 300+ Coloration Effects for Jewelers & Metalsmiths
  • Patina: 300+ Coloration Effects for Jewelers & Metalsmiths
  • Patina: 300+ Coloration Effects for Jewelers & Metalsmiths
  • Patina: 300+ Coloration Effects for Jewelers & Metalsmiths
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By Matthew Runfola.
Discover the ins and outs of patinas like never before with this 256 page, fully color-illustrated encyclopedia-style book.

Cat No. - NC-13304
Price: $34.95
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The Science Company is proud to have helped the author, Matt Runfola,
by supplying some of the chemicals used in his patina preparations.

There are a multitude of different patination and coloration effects that can be applied to metals. In this patina book, our friend Matt Runfola focuses you on the fundamentals of the patination process, with in-depth methods to personalize the colorations to your object at hand.

A skilled teacher, Matt expertly covers application techniques such as immersion, brush application, spraying, fuming, layering, using resists, hot and cold applications. All recipes feature step-by-step illustrated instructions across a variety of metals including copper, brass, bronze, silver, stainless steel, steel, and aluminum, and is neatly organized by metal for ease of reference.

Get this ultimate jewelry maker's guide to patina today to:

  • Learn how different metals react to different color treatments so that you can determine what is right for your specific use.
  • Discover over 300 full-size patina samples to build your skill level through workshops in increasing difficulty.
  • Understand important safety information including handling and disposing of dangerous or corrosive materials correctly, proper ventilation, setting up a workspace, and creating a basic (or not-so-basic) toolbox.
  • Advance your patina skills as you work from beginner-friendly to more advanced surface treatment techniques.
  • Explore how different metals take the patina with samples for steel, stainless steel, copper, brass, bronze, silver, and aluminum. And much more!
Author/Speaker/Editor: Matthew Runfola
Hardcover: 256 pages
Publisher: Interweave (February 28, 2014)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 162033139X
ISBN-13: 978-1620331392
Product Dimensions: 10 x 8.7 x 0.9 inches

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