Hydraulic press

During this workshop we introduce the use of the hydraulic press in the workshop. On the basis of home-made molds we will press metal plates in order to create slightly domed objects. Experiments are carried out with different types of molds and plates. We process 1 of our pressed mold into a silver jewel.

 

From 13h till 14h the studio closes for a lunch break. There are many eating facilities in the neighborhood.

 

Including:

  • copper plate 8 cm on 8 cm, 1.5 mm thick
  • copper plate 7.5 cm on 24 cm, 0.8 mm thick
  • plexiglass
  • saw blades
  • plasticine and rubber
  • mouth mask
  • instruction leaflet
  • drink and biscuit

 

Bring yourself:

  • pencil
  • paper
  • silver plate: min. 4 by 4 cm, different thicknesses you have (min 0.3 mm thick)
  • old burrs
  • round burrs in different sizes (largest 5 mm)
  • possibly an apron
  • jewel case with basic equipment
  • a dremel if you have one
  • safety glasses!
  • extra remnants of copper plate
  • metal marker
  • earring pins, brooch pin, ...

 

 

 

- Photos Nathalie Perneel--


Schedule

Day When Price # Places
Thursday, Friday, Saturday 20, 21 and 22 September:
10h - 16h
350 € 6

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