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Tryon Arts and Crafts School

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January 2022

Beginning/Intermediate Copper & Textured Bronze Workshop with Joe Cooper

January 21 - January 22
Tryon Arts and Crafts School, 373 Harmon Field Road
Tryon, NC 28782 United States
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This workshop is for beginners or intermediate students who have good manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination.  Students will learn basic skills while using copper sheet, copper tubing, and copper wire with a torch welding method to make art and craft objects.  Specifically each student will make at least one candleholder or wine coaster using the illustrated technique. Students should bring safety glasses, leather utility gloves, and hearing protection (if desired). Friday, January 21: 1:00-5:00 pm          Saturday,…

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February 2022

Learning Damascus Forging with Gerry Drew & Billy Salyers

February 4 - February 5
Tryon Arts and Crafts School, 373 Harmon Field Road
Tryon, NC 28782 United States
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This is an intermediate workshop – students must have a good working knowledge of forging and basic blacksmithing skills. This two-part workshop will be team-taught by Gerry Drew (Friday lead) and Billy Salyers (Saturday lead). On Friday evening, students will forge weld a three-layer laminated billet, rough grind to shape, heat treat and complete a knife blank ready for a handle to be added at the student’s home shop using their own tools. This is a traditional “San Mai ”…

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Silkscreen T-Shirt Workshop with Reid Coyner

February 5 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tryon Arts and Crafts School, 373 Harmon Field Road
Tryon, NC 28782 United States
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No prior experience is necessary. Learn the principles of silkscreen printing with this single session course.  We will be cutting a knife-cut stencil to print a single-color image.  The course will use readily available water-based textile inks (choice of white or black) to print on t-shirts; a heat-setting device will be provided. Students should bring the image they wish to print, 5 or so cotton t-shirts and paper to print on if you wish. $65 for members and $95 for…

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