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Etching Base Metals
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Instructor: Aisha Formanski
Technique(s): Metalwork
Level: All Levels
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Etching has been around for hundreds of years and is now as popular as ever! Instructor Aisha Formanski will teach you the basics of etching copper, brass and nickel silver with ferric chloride. If you can draw the design, she will show you how to preserve it in metal forever! She covers how to; clean your metal, resists, etching safely and finishing your pieces. This technique offers endless design options.

This class has a run time of 15 minutes.
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Excellent video! I went to a copper jewelry class several years ago and one of the techniques that we learned was etching. I bought the PCB solution a while ago but haven't used it yet because I couldn't quite remember the steps. Thank you for the refresher! I am so excited!
I know the PCB won't work on sterling but will it work on aluminum?
03/13/2015
Sara Ballard
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Lovely! I've seen a lot of videos about etching on the net, but this was the best. By far!
03/20/2015
Gillian