Modeling with Brass


160 pages. This book is out of print and stock is limited.

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Modeling with Brass by Ken Foran

For the first time, a book has been written that explains all the tools and techniques necessary for successfully building models with brass. The detailed text is illustrated with over 320 color photos. Whether substituting for an existing plastic model kit part or assembly, making a master pattern for casting, or creating a complete scratch-built model, the range of brass fabrication methods and tools used are explained. Readers are exposed to every technique for cutting, forming, fabricating, soldering, and final finishing of commercially available brass stock. Specific chapters focus on the use of various tabletop machines and chemicals to assist readers in the creation of very detailed brass models. World Master Model Builder Ken Foran has created a book that modelers of all skill levels will find to be an absorbing and valuable resource for successfully building with brass.

About the Author:

Ken Foran is an award-winning industrial designer and a passionate, life-long model builder. Ken creates extremely detailed scratch built models that have been exhibited in the United States and Europe. He lives in Wooster, Ohio, with his wife.


Stock on this book is extremely limited and as this book is now out of print we won’t be able to get more once it’s gone. This is both a great reference book as well as a wonderful book to just look through with all of the photos and illustrations. A wonderful gift for those who like to build, create and explore the world of brass creations, those who build model ship kits or model airplanes or cars, this is a wonderful comprehensive guide for beginners through the well adept brass modeler!

Additional information

Weight 8 lbs