Abbott's American Watchmaker: An Encyclopedia for the Horologist, Jeweler, Gold and Silversmith (Paperback)Henry G. Abbott (author)
Paperback 368 Pages / Published: 19/01/2012
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Back in all its original prestige and full of comprehensive guides to expert craftsmanship, "Abbott's American Watchmaker and Jeweler" remains the ultimate resource for watchmaking and jewelry fraternity. No aspect of the trade goes uncovered in this distinctively American approach to these ancient processes. Inside is useful information on tools for American manufacture, drawings and descriptions of all kinds of escapements, and helpful explanations of the words and phrases of the trade. It includes diagrams of each escapement, complete direction for making staffs, directions for cleansing, pickling, and polishing all kinds of metals, and much more. For years Abbott revised this unmatched work, consulting the best authorities to provide the most accurate and comprehensive text, making this the ultimate guide, straight from an era of dignified professionals and serious craftsmen.
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 368 g
Dimensions: 210 x 140 x 142 mm
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