Metalsmith Essentials: Get the Most Out of Your Rolling Mill Online Workshop with Richard Sweetman

Enhance your metalsmithing skills and learn how to use a rolling mill with this online workshop! In Richard Sweetman’s, Metalsmith Essentials: Get the Most Out of Your Rolling Mill Online Workshop, you’ll get expert advice and learn a variety of metalsmithing techniques such as how to pour your own ingots from scrap metal, how to anneal your metal, rolling your own sheet metal, how to create roller print designs, and so much more! Additionally, you’ll learn how to care for your own personal rolling mill to make it last for generations.

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Have you ever wanted to know how to use a rolling mill to create beautiful jewelry designs? Look no further than this online workshop with Richard Sweetman! In his online workshop, Metalsmith Essentials: Get the Most Out of Your Rolling Mill, you’ll learn a variety of metalsmithing techniques such as how to roller print designs, roll delicate sheets of gold for use in keum boo, how to do basic fold forming, and more.You’ll learn how to pour your own ingots from scrap metal and learn the basics of annealing and rolling sheet metal. Advance your metalsmithing skills today!

Lesson Breakdown:


  • Rolling Mill Overview
  • Meet Richard Sweetman
  • Richard’s Top 5 Tips
  • Tools & Materials

  • Rolling Mill Techniques:

  • Rolling Sheet Metal
  • Roller Printing
  • Rolling Wire
  • Rolling Gold
  • Fold Forming
  • Care and Repair
  • Techniques Covered:

  • Rolling Mill
  • Rolling Sheet metal and Wire
  • Roller Printing
  • Fold Forming
  • Pouring Ingots
  • Workshop Includes:

    Discussion board & Gallery: The discussion board is a great way to interact with other users in the course. It’s an open forum for you to ask questions, share your thoughts, express your inspirations, and share images of your work.

    Optional Quizzes: Short optional quizzes to test your knowledge as you progress through the lessons.

    Run time: ~ 75 minutes

    About the Instructor:

    An artist and teacher for more than 30 years, Richard Sweetman received his BFA from Colorado State University and his MFA from the University of Oregon. He worked as a goldsmith in San Francisco before accepting a teaching position at Arapahoe Community College in Denver, where he built a very successful metals program. He currently runs a co-op metalsmithing studio in Denver. Visit for more information.

    Additional Info
    Additional Info
    SKU Q0326
    Product Type Online Workshop
    Author/Designer Richard Sweetman
    Runtime 75 minutes
    Technique Raglan
    Difficulty Level Intermediate
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