week 14

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I spent the morning looking at ‘how to’ videos for mokume gane (the quality of videos is poor) and reading ‘how to’Image books. I tried two approaches – with solder (as in picture) which worked at this first stage; and without, which didn’t go so well as it only partly fused.

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Week 13

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This is my desk laid out for assessment. The bowl in the middle is the repousse still in its pitch as its not finished. I got A3 (which is good)

I tried raising a vessel from a 6inch circle of copper, it looked good en route, but trying to neck it has been problematic (next time I’ll take pictures as I go along)Image