Fantastic Fold Forming!

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Fantastic Fold Forming!
Instructor: Juan Reyes
December 17, Saturday, 10:00am – 3:00pm
Class Fee: $165 | Basic materials included

Class format: in studio at Danaca Design

Prerequisites: all levels

Come hammer on some metal for a few hours! Fold forming is an exciting technique wherein sheet metal is manipulated and hammered to create fabulously textured, 3-dimensional, organic forms. This is a relatively quick process, so students will have the opportunity to create a variety of basic forms. In this quick introductory class, students will cut, file, and practice annealing copper and brass as well as develop a fundamental understanding of how to use a jeweler’s hammer to move metal in exciting ways. All levels, no experience necessary.

Materials INCLUDED:

  • Copper and brass for a variety of samples will be provided. 

Students MAY Bring:

  • 24g Silver sheet (available in studio store)
  • Light weight leather work gloves

Instructor Bio:

Juan Reyes began studying silver smithing in 1995 at North Seattle Community College and since then has developed extensive expertise in a wide range of techniques including lapidary and goldsmithing. He is generous with his knowledge, patient beyond measure and well loved for his helpful, non-judging nature. Juan brings warmth and creativity to every class he teaches.

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