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The Art of Finishing - Florida Society of Goldsmiths

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    FSG West Coast Chapter 
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    Mar 21 at 8:37 AM
     
     
     
    The finish on a piece of jewelry can make all the difference between breathtaking and so-so. But how do you achieve that professional look? What exactly is “finishing”? When do I use my flex shaft? When is a buffer better? Why can’t I tumble polish everything? If you never went to finishing school, now is your chance!

    In this one-day workshop, learn the steps of metal finishing and surface textures such as mirror polish, satin, tumbled, texture brushed, solder removal and more. Discover ways to get different finishes using the flex-shaft, tumbler, buffer or by hand. Learn the different buffs, polishing compounds, abrasives, brushes, tricks and techniques to achieve your perfect finish!

    ‚ÄčThis hands-on class is a bit messy! Please bring an apron or old clothing (but no loose sleeves please) along with safety glasses and optical magnifiers if needed.
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    All skill levels welcome. 
     
    Please visit our website, www.wcfsg.org for compete workshop details! Thank you!
     
    Art of the Finish with Stacy Perry
     
     
    Date: Saturday, April 7, 2018
    Time: 10am-5pm
    Where:  ArtCenter Manatee, Bradenton, FL
    Cost: FSG Members: $85 - Non-members $135
    Materials Fee: $10