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Hand Engraving - Hobo Nickels
Metalwork
October 29-31, 2010 (Weekend)
Instructor: Tom Patterson
Tuition: $299.00
Among the traveling men in the days of the Great Depression, there were a few individuals who possessed the skill to alter the image on the Indian-head nickel in a variety of ways with simple tools, thereby rendering it of greater value as a curiosity and item of barter than it had as legal tender. Come learn the basics of hand engraving, and celebrate the resourcefulness of the great American hobo. We will use conventional hand-engraving tools and equipment as well as improvised tools, made from commonly-available, found materials. All levels welcome.
Other Classes This Week
Traditionally Forged Fireplace Sets - Blacksmithing
The Art of Smoke - Cooking
Appalachian Square Dance - Special Rate of $175 - Dance
Needling Around - Dolls, Bears, & Figurative Sculpture, Felt Making
Torch-fired Enameled Assemblages - Enameling
Paper Bead Jewelry & Paper Boxes - Beads, Jewelry, Paper Arts
Design on Paper & Cloth: Weekend Fun! - Dyeing, Painting, Paper Arts, Printmaking, Surface Design
Easy Inlay Plates and Multi-axis Turning - Woodturning
Illustrating Botanical Subjects in Pencil - Drawing
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