We learn to saw by doing a pierced project using flat sheets of copper or
nickel silver to make a pin, pendant, key fob, or bracelet. The first saw
blade is free, the next 25 cents.
Then we do an etched project using masking tape as a resist.
Then we do a combined piece and learn how to "rivet." The best of these
works remind me of Thomas Mann's pieces.
Last, we cast a piece around a stone using pewter. These are made with
oil-based clay and cast in plaster. The pewter melts in a saucepan on a
I think it is a lot of jewelry experience without a torch and just some