Articles

These articles are handouts that I have used when I teach classes. Please understand that they are meant to accompany a series of lectures and are not meant to stand alone. I am putting them up because here may be information to glean from them that may be helpful in your journey exploring metal and wirework.

Fabrication – General

Sawing Technique – http://www.debjemmott.com/pdf/Sawing.pdf

Filling Technique – http://www.debjemmott.com/pdf/Filing.pdf

Buffing and Finishing – http://www.debjemmott.com/pdf/Buffing_and_Finishing.pdf

Soldering

Introduction to Silver Soldering – http://www.debjemmott.com/pdf/Silver_Soldering.pdf

Soldering Picks – http://www.debjemmott.com/pdf/Solder_Picks.pdf

How to deal with Firescale – http://www.debjemmott.com/pdf/Firescale.pdf

Prips Flux recipe and application – http://www.debjemmott.com/pdf/Prips_Flux.pdf

Wire Work

Introduction to Cold Twisted Wire – http://www.debjemmott.com/articles/cold-twisting-wire/

Examples of Cold Twisted Wire Jewelry – http://www.debjemmott.com/articles/cold-worked-wire/

Wire Work Basics Handout – http://www.debjemmott.com/pdf/Wire_Work_Basics.pdf

Wire Work Tool List Handout – http://www.debjemmott.com/pdf/Wire_Work_Tool_List.pdf

Silver Soldering for Wire and Chain Handout – http://www.debjemmott.com/pdf/Silver_Soldering_1.pdf

Metal Clay

A General Introduction to Art Clay – http://www.debjemmott.com/Articles_files/General_Info.pdf

How to Fire and Finish Art Clay – http://www.debjemmott.com/pdf/Firing_and_Finishing.pdf

Art Clay and Chemical Oxidation – http://www.debjemmott.com/pdf/Chemical_Oxidation.pdf

How to Incorporate Glass into Art Clay Pieces – http://www.debjemmott.com/pdf/Glass.pdf

How to Incorporate Porcelain Into Art Clay Pieces – http://www.debjemmott.com/pdf/Porcelain.pdf

Gold Foil Application – http://www.debjemmott.com/pdf/Gold_Foil_Application.pdf

Making a Leaf – http://www.debjemmott.com/pdf/Leaf.pdf

Techniques for Mold Making – http://www.debjemmott.com/pdf/Mold_Making.pdf

Making Rings with Art Clay – http://www.debjemmott.com/pdf/Rings.pdf

Syringe Techniques for Art Clay Flatwork – http://www.debjemmott.com/pdf/Syringe_for_Flatwork.pdf

Cork Clay – http://www.debjemmott.com/pdf/Cork_Clay.pdf

UV Polymer Impressions – http://www.debjemmott.com/pdf/UV_Polymer_Impressions.pdf

Other Handouts

Gold Diffusion Bonding – An Easy Approach to Kum-Boo – http://www.debjemmott.com/pdf/gold_foil_application_1.pdf

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