Metalsmith Essentials: Basic Jewelry Hammering and Forming DVD

With Bill Fretz

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Metalsmith Essentials: Basic Jewelry Hammering and Forming DVD

With Bill Fretz

Now you can learn BASIC CONVEX & CONCAVE METAL FORMING TECHNIQUES  with expert step-by-step instructions. 

Join master metalsmith and toolmaker Bill Fretz in 8 watch-and-learn lessons for everything you need to know to get started on your own metal jewelry. Master the basics and boost your skills as you learn the ins & outs of planishing, raising, using stakes and more!  

Enter a new era in your jewelry designs as you:

  • Stay safe with tips for using your tools and materials the right way
  • Create stunning bracelets with expert techniques made easy
  • Expand your metalsmithing repertoire with these foundational instructions from simple texturing, concave and convex forming to complex fluting
  • Turn basic metal materials into gorgeous jewelry while you explore the versatility of metal forming
  • And more!

Some tools & materials you'll need: 

  • Planishing, Raising, Embossing, Insert, Blocking & Texturing Hammers
  • Bench Anvils
  • Facemask or Safety Glasses
  • Bracelet Mandrel
  • Round or Oval Pliers
  • Flex Shaft
  • Dividers or Compass
  • Torch
  • Charcoal Block
  • Annealing Pan
  • Polishing Wheels
  • V-Block for Sawing
  • Urethane Pad 6"x6"
  • Cratex Rubber Wheels
  • Emery Sticks & Strips
  • Hand Files
  • Jewelers Saw Frame
  • Optivisor
  • Two Way Tape or Rubber Cement
  • Drawing Paper & Pencil
  • Scribe
  • Machinist Square
  • Sandbag
  • 2"x7/8"x0.032 Brass Tube FormFlex shaft or Dremel
  • 30, 15, and/or 9 micron 3M
  • Finishing Film
  • Jewelers #2 File



Shipping Weight 0.1000kg
Shipping Width 0.150m
Shipping Height 0.025m
Shipping Length 0.200m
Shipping Cubic 0.000750000m3

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