Blacksmith Techniques for the Silversmith: Dreamy Drifting
Learn how blacksmiths pierce metal and drift the holes with successively larger punches to enlarge the hole by bulging the metal. This technique retains metal mass and hence strength. Plus, it shapes the metal in interesting ways. The methods of cutting and piercing typically used by silversmiths cannot mimic drifting without a huge amount of additional work. Make a pendant using 22 ga. sterling silver sheet. Must have completed Beginning Silversmithing or equivalent. More info: silverworksglenechopark.com. Minimum age 13.
Location: SilverWorks Studio 2
8 open seats