Join us for a free Thomas Mann webinar: Demystifying the Jeweler’s Saw

Some of Thomas's intricately sawn jewelry designs snapped when he spoke to my metal guild this past summer.

One of the most basic metal jewelry artist's tools is the saw. Even beginning metalworkers who don't solder yet will most likely use a jeweler's saw to cut out components for their jewelry designs. Unlike metal shears, a jeweler's saw allows you to cut out very intricate shapes and even cut holes or other shapes inside a metal piece for a pierced metal look. And who better to learn about a jewelry saw from than a jewelry artist whose masterful use of the saw creates fanciful, intricately shaped works of art jewelry?

Join us in a free webinar to learn more about using a jeweler's saw from one of today's most successful jewelry artists, Thomas Mann.

Free Thomas Mann Webinar
Topic: The Jeweler's Saw
Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 1pm ET

About the webinar: Artist and author Thomas Mann will spend the hour with us, teaching us all the basics of the jeweler's saw, including anatomy, ergonomics and technique. We'll move on to a fascinating discussion of several different types of blades and their purposes. You'll be amazed by the incredible versatility of this seemingly humble tool! And finally, we'll wrap up the webinar with a demonstration of a classic sawing exercise–something to really whet your sawin' appetite!

Learn more about the free webinar and register here.



About the designer: Thomas Mann is a professional artist with more than 40 years experience creating handcrafted jewelry. Thomas is best known for his "techno romantic" style, which juxtaposes contemporary technology and construction techniques with historical romantic imagery. He has appeared on NPR's Talk of the Nation, PBS's Nightly Business Report and was recently featured in PBS's award-winning series, Craft in America. Thomas has expanded his role as a veteran professional artist to include a focus on education through his educational brand, studioFLUX. He lives in New Orleans. Learn more about his work on


Some of Thomas' products:

Metal Artists Workbench: Learn to Use the Jeweler's Saw DVD

Metal Artists Workbench: Jeweler's Saw Projects DVD

Metal Artists Workbench print book and eBook

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