Wednesday, 5 March 2014

Fold forming with copper

 I 've been learning  a new technique lately called fold forming ....It's a real stress reliever ....why ?
because you have to hammer the living daylights out of a piece of metal  loooool .
 Well something like that ... after folding and hammering and annealing and hammering and annealing again and again until you get the desired  flat fold you then have to find a way to open the metal ,this part is the most stressful for me as my hands aren't as strong as they used to be ,It's been almost a year since I had carpel tunnel surgery ... Once you manage to pry open the metal you can finish your design either by hammering it to gain texture or twisting it there are so many different things you can do here are a few of my new designs using this technique ....

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