Tailor-Make a Decorative Stamp

Handmade decorative stamps
  • Instructor: Bill Dawson
  • December 15, 2019
  • Sunday, 10:00 - 5:00
  • Class Fee: $145

Add distinction to your jewelry with a personalized, one-of-a-kind decorative punch. It's simpler than you may think! Learning to custom-make steel tools is a priceless skill and creating decorative stamping tools is an excellent first project. Take this opportunity to design your own maker's-mark or to create unique texturing tools. In this one-day workshop students will learn the basics of forging, cutting, tempering and annealing steel. This project will give students the basic knowledge to create a range of new designs and create steel tools to work with in the future. It also has the potential to save you hundreds of dollars! No experience necessary, returning students welcome. Basic materials included

Materials Included:
  • -Steel for making two punches (Bill will provide and prep the tool steel)
Students May Bring:
  • -Leather work gloves
    -Old steel punches to alter