Torus Top Cuff

Boldly form this intricate, sculptural bangle bracelet project.
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Description
Take advantage of the malleability of metal as you craft this sculptural bracelet. Advance your metal forming skills and your skills as a metalsmith as you craft this uniquely shaped bracelet. Hammer and form your way to a showpiece design that will put your skills on display.
Details

Required Materials:

18 gauge cartridge brass sheet metal
20 gauge tubing slice or 20mm gauge cartridge brass
Tools
SOLDERING: Torch, annealing pan
LAYOUT: Workbench or table with V-block, marker pen
FORMING (Fret z): H-1 holder and VB-1 wood vise block,
H-1L holder mounted on the workbench or large vise, T-101
T-stake for mushroom insert stakes, VB-101, vise holder for
T-101, M-105 concave mushroom stake, F-6 wide shell stake,
HMR-7 insert hammer, HMR-3 narrow raising hammer
OTHER HAND: Digital calipers, scribe, hand or flat file #2,
flat pliers, large round nose pliers, sand bag, round earring
mandrel , bracelet mandrel, 40 mm dapping punch, flat
bench block
 
Technique: Metal Clay
 
Originally Published: Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist, July 2012

SKU: EP6430

Author/Speaker/Editor: Bill Fretz

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