Metal Bead & Button Making

$85.00

Plus $10 Material/kit fee payable in cash to the instructor on the first day of class.
Additional materials may also be available from the instructor the day of class.

In this one day Workshop, students will make a set of textured copper beads or buttons with materials provided by the instructor. Metal bead and button making involves a number of processes from which one can achieve endless variation and satisfaction. We will use texturing, disc cutting, drilling, shaping with dapping sets, techniques for annealing and a special magic solder trick just for beads and buttons.

Sunday, February 18, 2018, 12pm-5pm

Instructor: Adrienne Sheard

Prerequisites:

All students must be at least 18 years old.
Basic Skills (have done soldering, sawing, polishing, etc).

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In this one day Workshop, students will make a set of textured copper beads or buttons with materials provided by the instructor. Metal bead and button making involves a number of processes from which one can achieve endless variation and satisfaction. We will use texturing, disc cutting, drilling, shaping with dapping sets, techniques for annealing and a special magic solder trick just for beads and buttons.