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Love Tags

  • B170517
  • Instructor: Kim O'Neill
  • Class Type: General
  • Date: Wed. June 7
  • Time: 9:00am-4:00pm (1 hr break) (6 hours)
  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Maximum Class Size: 15
  • Class Fee: $189.00
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Description:
Learn the ancient art of etching metal and make a personal sentiment love tag to wear as a reminder of what is important. Students will be given a variety of inspirational options for copy onto metal and will learn several techniques using office supplies that give a crisp, clear deep etch.
Students will Learn:
How to get personal copy onto metal for etching with the best and most up-to-date techniques using common office supplies, the best conditions for etching, which metals can be etched, proper metal gauge for etching, proper disposal of etchant, and finishing techniques. Also, basic metalworking skills including filing, sanding, finishing.
Project completion:
Project will be completed in class
Minimum Age Requirement:
At least 18 years old.
Supplies to Bring:
Bench block, chasing hammer, metal files, paper, pen, StazOn ink pad and ink refill bottle. Optional: Black. rubber stamps if you have them.
Pliers:
Flatnose standard.
Materials in Kit:
Metal for three separate pendants, one chain for pendants, jump rings, all materials and supplies needed to etch metal and copy that the instructor makes to share in class, sandpaper.
Limit:
One seat per person per class.
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