Craft & Design Workshop

This week I’ll show you some more metalworking techniques including files, rotary abrasives, and how to make a ball-head rivet with a butane torch. You can get all kinds of jewelry supplies online (Rio Grande) is a good resource, or ask around for local shops. If you’re interested in learning more about metalsmithing, ask at your local university or community college to see if they have classes; it’s a very hands-on process and it helps to have in-person help! The tools I used in the video:

Don’t forget to watch my previous metalworking video for more techniques!

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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