We have back-issues available from our beloved ezine, Blast-Phemy. You can purchase and immediately download all 24 issues from 2015 and 2016, and then spend your days and nights reading up on all things 'sandcarving'. In every issue you can review the glass-work from various blasting artists around the country. In addition, Butch provides valuable tips, tricks, techniques and homework projects to give you the best results.
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Books: Long Awaited Sequel to TRUE GRIT, TRUER GRIT!
No longer a dream... TRUER GRIT has landed. In the much anticipated sequel to True Grit, Butch Young takes you on a journey through her world of decorative sandblasting. Using her nineteen years of experience as a starting point, she takes the reader from compressor to finished product with many a side trip along the way. The tone is conversational and down-to-earth, never pedantic. Butch approaches her subject matter with her own brand of humor and self deprecation, offering options and allowing the reader to make his or her own decisions.
Many current myths are dispelled and money-saving tips are offered. An interesting read, and an indispensable reference for all sandblasters.
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True Grit is a great reference book to have on hand. Order your copy today!
True Grit: Unraveling the Mysteries of Sandblasting
For more than fifteen years Butch Young has taught sandblasting, from the most basic beginners to advanced technicians. She has encountered a lot of people who are interested in sandblasting in various capacities, but are either intimidated or confused how to go about improving. Many people come to the discipline of sandblasting from some other profession, such as glazing, stained glass, engraving, or car detailing, to name a few. Some are hobbyists, while others are seeking a career in production, and others still want to break into the customized architectural glass market. Much of the information that's available is often over-general, or too specialized.
It has been Butch's experience that most people in blasting today are rather isolated, and glean information from competing sources. Consequently, a lot of people are either over- or under-invested in their equipment, with no real idea of what the proper set-up might actually look like for their purposes. She felt that there was a need for a manual which acts as a sort of unifying theory of sandblasting equipment and techniques for individuals in all sorts of situations...