Hand Engraving • MJJD171W97

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Class Name :

Hand Engraving • MJJD171W97

Class Date :

March 11 - April 08

Meeting Times :

Sat 4-8pm

Class Location :

Metals Studio

Instructor :

Jason Dow

Price :


About this Class:

Class • Sat 4-8pm • Mar 11-Apr 8 • 5 sessions • $150 + $80 supply fee paid to instructor

Learn how to engrave by hand script lettering and ornamental patterns directly into metal. This course is for the beginning engraver—you will learn how to set up and use basic engraving tools. You will first learn to shape and sharpen your own chisels or "gravers." Next, you will practice cutting into soft steel, brass, and copper. Lastly, students will work on a final project engraving a pendant or keychain. Hand pushing techniques will be taught using a rotating engraver’s ball vise and an optivisor with 2.5x magnification. There will also be an instructor’s demo of advanced power-assisted engraving. Students will get a chance to examine and try out these tools as time permits.

A supply list will be provided on the first day of class. Supplies will cost an estimated $70.

Artwork by Jason Dow

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