2023 Nick Barnes Workshop
2023 weekend form folding workshop with jeweler Nick Barnes
Wonderful workshop! To quote Nick, " Students were engaged, informative and ready to be creative.
Annealing metal for fold form technique
Cross fold sample
Students exchange ideas over Nick's fold form sample
Adjusting the micro folding break
Nick discusses samples.
Nick demos circle fold forming
Nick compressing circle fold form into dapping block
Beginning of fold form twist
Love the shop apron!
Twisting fold form strip
Fold form strip unfolded
Nick creating tubing.
Nick discusses flexibility of metal
Vise and pliers help create fold form twist
Fold form bracelet
Fold form bracelet finished with ends.
Nick explains techniques.
Nick's sample boxes of techniques taught.
Student hammers fold form
Nick's "twist to circles' samples.
Nick uses rolling mill to create a crisp fold.
Student opens fold form
Student annealing metal.
Nick annealing metal to soften and open folds
Cutting metal with shear.
Student rolling fold metal.
Nick helping student with micro folding break.
Nick demos creating tube shape for fold form