Mastering the Jewelers Saw- Sawing and Piercing Workshop- June 16- 1- 5 pm
Sawing & piercing sheet metal is one of the most useful skills to have in your metalsmithing arsenal. Once you've mastered the technique there you can make almost any flat shape or design to incorporate into your work. The focus of this workshop is on mastering the jewelers saw. We will cover proper posture, seat height, proper sawing techniques and how to adapt a drawing for a sawing or piercing project. Students will have the option to create a double layered pendant which we will rivet together or begin a more complicated piece to take home and finish.
Class is limited to 3 students, and is open to both beginning and intermediate students. Copper and brass sheet and use of tools are included in the cost of the class. Students are welcome to bring their own sheet if they prefer to work in another metal.
This is a 4 hour class
Open to ages 16+. Classes are taught in the Metamorphosis Metals studio in downtown Raleigh, NC