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This follow-up to the successful Soldering Made Simple, Soldering Beyond the Basics expands the skills introduced in Joe Silvera's first book. Featuring subjects that beginners need to know, it focuses on topics such as the next step in torch setup, how to solder with various metals, keeping metal clean with less polishing work, setting stones and found objects, and fusing metal and use sterling silver scraps. With the authors detailed instructions including helpful photographs, this indispensable guide makes soldering approachable for all jewelry makers.
About the Author
Joe Silvera has more than 20 years of experience in metalworking and devotes his time to teaching. He is the author of Soldering Made Simple and its companion DVD and lives in Berkeley, CA. His Web site is silverajewelry.com.