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  • B180622
  • Instructor: Marti Brown
  • Class Type: Metal
  • Date: Tue. June 5
  • Time: 9:00am-4:00pm (1 hr break) (6 hours)
  • Skill Level: All levels
  • Maximum Class Size: 12
  • Class Fee : $244.00
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Additional Information
Description:
Emboss, imprint, texture, and stamp niobium sheet using hammers, metal stamps, a metal corrugator, and the Sizzix BIGkick. Color will be added through anodizing. Additional colors can be built up by removing color with sanding pads and re-anodizing, and spot color is added by anodic painting.
Students will Learn:
Students will use basic metalworking techniques to cut, drill, punch, file, and sand niobium to prepare for anodizing. Textures will be added by corrugating, stamping, hammering with texture hammers, and embossing with the Sizzix Big Kick. Colors will be applied by bath anodizing, removing color by sanding and then re-anodizing, and spot anodizing by anodic painting.
Project completion:
Project will be completed in class
Minimum Age Requirement:
At least 16 years old.
Supplies to Bring:
6-in. ruler, fine-tip marker, flush-cut wire cutters, task lamp.
Pliers:
Chainnose without grooves, standard roundnose.
Materials in Kit:
24-, 28-gauge unanodized niobium sheet; 20-gauge unanodized niobium wire; 2 pairs unanodized niobium earring wires, use of Sizzix BIGkick in class.
Limit:
One seat per person per class.
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