FRED ZWEIG "Forging Collars"

  • 15 Jan 2011
  • 9:00 AM
  • 16 Jan 2011
  • 5:00 PM
  • METAL ARTS VILLAGE Studio E 3230 N. Dodge Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85716 Info: 520-245-9105
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learn the designs and techniques of forging. you will forge a collar in sterling from a 6-gauge round wire stock. fred will furnish a medium size forging hammer and an anvil from a 10-pound sledge hammer.

bio: self taught metalsmith practicing since the earlyfred foragin a sterling collar 1970’s. he has been involved with teaching others for nearly 30yrs and has a sincere passion for the process of metalworking and all of it’s traditions and possibilities. his desire to give homage to those who proceeded him and his desire for information have led him to moderate several historical metal forums including the society of american silversmiths and society of arts & crafts website. a creative innovator of materials and tools to create unique designs fred has attended and assisted in many workshops in metal and other media.he is currently involved in forging neck collars for retailers and producing a line of unique pins and pendants using techniques he has  developed. teaching is a natural extension of his desire to share with others what he knows and fall into his desire to “show and tell”. Fred's Blog

SKILL LEVEL: Intermidiate to Advanced

WORKSHOP FEES: $ 150 ADC members/ $175 Non-Members

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