All Day Fold Forming 101 - 5 different folds plus Project

Join us to learn 5 different folds and create a project of choice using some or all of your folded items. Class includes lunch and all materials for class except chain. You will learn all the basic folds which will provide you with all the necessary folds for making many different projects.

Each student will need to bring their own Tools-Equipment as listed below.

Equipment
Vise-  very important

 

 

 

 

 


Hammers – Rawhide, Planishing (Tacking- Have at Harbor Freight for $2.99), Chasing, Texture, Goldsmith (Most important Goldsmith and chasing) See file on Hammers under More, Files on this website

Metal shears (I like French Shears - straight best)


 

 

 


Pliers, flat, round, chain nose

Flush Cutters

Hole Punch (hand held)

 

 

 

 

Various Files

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ruler, Marker, Pencil

Steel Block

 

 

 

 

 

Anvil (if you do not want to wait in line)(Harbor Freight has 15# for $18.99)see below

 

 

 

 

 


Here is a picture of fold forming tools. Bring anything you have that looks like these.

Cost of class: $85 per person

This class will be repeated for working members on Saturday, May 25th 10 AM to 5 PM

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  • E J B.

    I can ditto what everyone is saying....there were some fabulous pieces made!!!
    Yeah I'd love to share my knowledge about painting with fire!!
    I love my fire, heehee

    May 3, 2013

  • SHANNON

    Wow! What can I say? Awesome class!!!!! Great to see all the ladies. Learned so much, WOW!!!!!!

    May 3, 2013

  • Susan M.

    I want to thank EJ for all the great tips and help to our classmates for the great heat patinas. All those beautiful colors were achieved from heat patina. EJ you need to teach a class on this one day in our meetup.

    May 2, 2013

  • Lyn R.

    Had a great time. Loved what i learned. Thanks Susan! !!! Thanks to the other ladies as Well. I learned something from everyone.

    May 1, 2013

  • Tracy P.

    As always..Awesome!:)

    May 1, 2013

  • Dot S.

    Don't have much money for this so close to the bangle bracelet class.

    April 23, 2013

  • Tracy P.

    Can I get the metal shears and steel block from harbor freight? :-)

    April 20, 2013

    • Susan M.

      Can get a vise with a block on it at harbor freight and metal shears that cut straight but Nita's good as French shears. Try Artful Beads or Rock Barrel for the French Shears

      April 21, 2013

    • Susan M.

      Not should be the word not Nita.... Hate that auto correct lol

      April 21, 2013

  • Susan M.

    I have added several pictures to help you find the correct tools

    April 20, 2013

  • Jenny K.

    Thanks, Susan!

    March 20, 2013

  • Tracy P.

    Yeah! I''ll be there:)

    March 20, 2013

  • SHANNON

    Fav metals-copper & mixed metals.
    Looking forward to the class!!!!!!!

    March 20, 2013

    • Susan M.

      Thanks Shannon I also like to mix my metals

      March 20, 2013

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