This book came out in October 2011 and I don’t know how I missed it. I have another book by him that I like. Here’s what’s great about this one:
He covers a wide range of patinas and surface decoration techniques including granulation, keum-boo and mokume gane. I love his approach — everything is doable, even in a small shop.
In Part II he covers molding and casting, including the industry standard methods and many alternative methods, including one I’ve never heard of. Even if you don’t want to build a furnace in your backyard,if you’d like to gain a better understanding of how these processes work, this colorful book is for you.