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Metal Etching Mayhem

Jen Crossley
9:00 - 4:30
Thur Oct 12

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$ 185  

Ever wanted to learn how to Metal etch? Metal Etching is a wonderful process very addictive so be warned .
Students will learn the process of metal etching and how to make a unique book including learning the Coptic stitch. We will hand our own goodies on the side of the books for a truly unique metal Journal.

Materials Fee $55 cash please paid at beginning of class includes:

• Brass metal sheet qty 1 
• wax linen thread, needles,
• Ferric Chloride
• Cordless drill wood to drill into to hang things off the book Only if you have one
• Patina
• Sandpaper, gloves, plastic containers
• Chain, jump rings
• Bicarb soda, plastic table cloths,
• eyelets
• Plastic containers use of patina 

Supplies Needed  to bring for Class:

• Tin snips
• Hammer.
• Bench pin
• Bench Block
• Rubber mallet small head
Hand drill or cordless drill only if you have one.1/6th drill bit x 2
Hand file Bastard Mill file https://www.homedepot.com/p/Nicholson-10-in-Bastard-Cut-with-Handle-Mill-File-21701N/205215831
• Awl
• Crop a dile only if you have one https://www.michaels.com/crop-a-dile-hole-punch-and-eyelet-setter/10402342.html
• Paper towel
• Cutting mat /scissors / scalpel/ Ruler/pencil
• apron
• round nose pliers, flat nose or jewellery tools
• Rubber stamps for Metal Etching Teacher will supply some
• Stazon ink pad Black
• Sharpie marker Black
• Your own junk to hang on the side check picture for ideas

• Water colour pad 180 gsm A4 pad

• Pattern paper if you like

• Masking tape good quality high tack 2 inch wide

• Safety glasses

Click here for a printable page

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For your convenience, you may pre-order your materials for classes! Your materials will be waiting for you at the retreat. And you can always purchase additional materials at the retreat.

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