Metal Work

Jewelry and Design

Grades: 9 to 12
Prerequisite: None
Supplemental Course fee: For personal projects to be taken home $TBA; additional costs may occur based on individual student needs (i.e. size of project or material being used)

This course will focus on the handcrafting of jewelry. Students will learn a variety of processes including soldering, specialty hand tools, cuttlefish casting, lost wax casting, wirework, stained glass, fused glass etc.
Challenges can be found in designing their own work within the project parameters. Students will see their designs go from two-dimensional rendering into three-dimensional objects. Interested students have the opportunity to take this subject over 4 years of their education.
Typical projects: necklace, bracelets, pendants, rings and more!

Medieval Metal Shop

Grades: 9 to 12
Prerequisite: None
Supplemental Course fee: For personal projects to be taken home $TBA; additional costs may occur based on individual student needs (i.e. size of project or material being used)

Students will begin with the fundamentals of metal and their processes.  This course will focus on the fundamentals of traditional ‘blacksmithing’. Students will learn a variety of processes including design, welding, cutting and traditional metal work.  Students will see their designs go from two-dimensional rendering into three-dimensional objects. Interested students will have the opportunity to take this subject over 4 years of their education.
Typical projects: Medieval Armor, Chain Mail, Medieval tools and armaments.

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