Electro Etching / Wood Inlay
with Micah Kirby
at William Holland
This class will combine two techniques, Electro Etching and Wood Inlay, to bring beautiful and unique design elements too Inlay jewelry. Electro Etching is a process of putting a design into metal using a resist\mask of paint pen. Electro Etching can create interesting textured parts for building Inlay pieces. Electro Etching part will be component base. Etched parts will be used to construct our Jewelry.
Motifs and ornamental patterns will be more suited in this application of the Electro Etching process. Project 1 will be Box pendent and a pair of Earrings Sterling silver, Hard wire solder and Pripps flux will be our building and solder materials and components; for our Pendents/Money clip, and Cuff.
I will have some tools for use, I always Prefer to use my own tools! I recommend bringing your toolbox with your full scope of pliers, solder picks, cross locks and all the tools you might use to create work at home that will fit in your toolbox.
Lab Fee: $175.00 Includes Sterling Silver for Project 1 and Earrings, pripps flux, silver hard wire solder, saw blades, glues for inlay, stabilizer glues, dusk masks, 3M and black craytec wheels on dremel points, green scrubby, pencil and disposable goods. Will include use of all my tools, including 1inch Belt Sander, Drill press Does include some banding and wood. I allow students to use there own Sterling SilverI will have Kits and materials available for sale.