Date: Saturday, April 17, 2021
Time: 9am - 4pm (CST), 1 hour break
Description: You will cut, file and sand niobium sheet to prepare for anodizing. Create a pinback from your niobium and rivet it to the cut shapes. Bath anodizing is used to give some of your pieces a solid background. Others will be anodized using the “painting with sandpaper” technique. The cabochon will be set using rivets.
No Anodizer? You can rent one from the teacher.
Instructor: Marti Brown
Skill Level: Advanced
Materials Kit (included in price): 24-gauge unanodized plain & textured niobium sheet, 18 gauge unanodized niobium wire, 16 gauge niobium rivets, handpainted eye cabochon and a 3M sanding pad. **Domestic US shipping included.
- Anodizer (Don't have an anodizer? You can rent one!)
- Finepoint Sharpie
- 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)
- Dimpler (1mm)
- 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.