Date: Friday, April 16, 2021
Time: 9am - 4pm (CST), 1 hour break
Description: You will cut, file and sand niobium sheet to prepare for anodizing. Bath anodizing is used to give your pieces a solid background. The flower will be cut and anodized. Tree branches will be cut with shears and saw frame, given hammered texture and then anodized. Leaves will be made with fold forming and then they will be anodized. It will all come together through riveting.
Instructor: Marti Brown
Skill Level: Intermediate
Materials Kit (included in price): 26-gauge unanodized niobium sheet, 24 gauge niobium sheet, 5mm unanodized niobium jump rings, aluminum chain, 16 gauge niobium rivets, watchcase knives and a 3M sanding pad
**Domestic US shipping included.
- Anodizer (Don't have an anodizer? You can rent one!)
- Chain nose pliers
- Round nose pliers
- Flush wire cutters
- Metal Ruler, 6"
- Bench block
- Metal student files or Needle files
- Riveting hammer
- Jewelers' saw & 2/o saw blades
- Cut lube
- Metal shears
- Hole punch pliers (1.5mm)
- Wooden dapping block & punches
Anodizer rentals are for a period of 3 weeks.
*Note: Kit only and extra kit options do not include instructions or recording. You must choose either a Zoom or Zoom/Kit combo to receive written instructions. Kits will begin to ship March 30, 2021, unless otherwise arranged with instructor.
**Domestic US shipping is included in Kit price. Please contact instructor directly to arrange for international or expedited shipping.