It's a Total Metalsmith Fabrication with Tom Muir June 10-14, 2019
$825 tuition, $25 supply fee to MASW, $75 material fee payable to Tom
*Use of a jeweler’s saw, filing, drilling and finishing techniques
*Silver soldering of small and medium scale works
*Box construction by score and bend and sheet fabrication
*Minimize and eliminate warpage
*Registration of parts
*Attention to detail
This hands-on workshop will focus on the fabrication of non-ferrous metals through the creation of a small box form with a hinge or tension-fit lid. Participants will create a box within a 9 cubic inch size of their own design with an ornamental element such as a cabochon stone and/or an element that can be riveted on. The foundations of sawing, filing, silver soldering, cold-connections, and finishing will be covered which will benefit participants whether they are at the beginning or advanced levels of metalsmithing. Through technical demonstrations, discussions, visual images, and an examination of various samples, special emphasis will be placed on problem-solving and creative applications that are beneficial to a variety of formats and approaches. Engineering principles of hinges will be discussed, along with useful soldering and fabrication strategies, which can be applied to numerous procedures in the jeweler’s and metalsmith’s studios.
There is an annual, nonrefundable registration fee of $45.
This registration fee is not a part of the class fee and is not deducted from the final balance due. This is the financial binding that locks you into the class and starts the registration process. This fee does not apply to students who only take one single day workshop.