Metalsmith Essentials: Make A Box Clasp Video Download

Learn how to design and construct a box clasp with this in-depth instructional video that will take you through the process step-by-step from beginning to end while improving upon your metalsmithing artistry!
SKU: EP14089

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You'll love this if:

  • You love to personalize your hand-made pieces
  • You want to move into three-dimensional construction and beyond the store-bought clasp
  • You are looking to improve your soldering techniques and advance your metalsmithing techniques

Join Richard Sweetman, an artist and teacher with more than 30 years of experience, for Metalsmith Essentials: Make a Box Clasp, a video workshop focused on constructing a box clasp to latch a chain, or design it to be the pendant and latch combined! This video breaks down the process to easily understandable steps and will improve on your soldering skills. These skills are also transferable to making box rings, hollow beans and boxes. In no time, you'll be creating your own unique three-dimensional jewelry with Richard's expert instruction!

Download your copy of Make a Box Clasp with Richard Sweetman today to:

  • Gain knowledge on how to build hollow boxes
  • Learn how to create advanced closures
  • Create a secure box clasp without needing store-bought materials
  • And so much more!

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    About the Author:

    Richard Sweetman is an artist and teacher of more than 30 years. He 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. Richard built a very successful metals program at ACC and currently runs a co-op metalsmithing studio in Denver.

  • Additional Info
    Additional Info
    SKU EP14089
    Product Type Video Download
    Runtime 1 hour 14 minutes
    File Type MP4
    Author/Designer Richard Sweetman
    Technique Metalsmithing
    Customer Reviews (2)
    Much-needed video
    So glad to finally have a video about box clasps and I really like the instructor's straightforward style. Review by Monica (Posted on 11/23/2017)
    Finally, I can make a box clasp!
    Trying to make a box clasp has been intimidating to me. However, this video will teach you step by step. Now that I am hooked on making more than one box clasps! Review by Miki (Posted on 9/14/2016)
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