Basic Pneumatic Engraving

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  • In this class, students will have hands-on training using pneumatic engraving systems for use on jewelry, precious metal objects, and steel items applicable to Hand Engraving Ornamentation. Topics to be covered consist of: 

    • Workbench Set-up & Ergonomics
    • Pneumatic System, types and set-up
    • Proper Microscope Tuning
    • Work Fixturing
    • Graver Preparation
    • Cutting line work and patterns
    • Background removal and texturing of patterns
    • Scrollwork basics and cutting
    • Precious metal line inlay
    • Lettering basic block and script
    • PREREQUISITE REQUIREMENTS: NONE
    • TUITION: $1,541.94 includes tuition, kit materials fee, and applicable sales tax.    ($1,295, kit fee and materials are $225, tax is $21.94) 

      TAKE HOME KIT CONTAINS: Mixed Graver Kit of 6 Gravers, 2 Carbide Blanks, Steel Square and 120 degrees, 10-pkg of QC Tool Holders, 2x2 Carbon Steel Sq Practice Plates - 2 sets of 5each, .3mm Mechanical Pencil, "Drawing and Understanding Scroll Designs" Book.
    • Dates:

      • May 17 - 21, 2021
      • October 18 - 22, 2021

    Weekly Schedule

    Instructor: Jason Marchiafava

    Class Schedule
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    5-day workshop with Jason Marchiafava
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    5-day workshop with Jason Marchiafava

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    5-day workshop with Rémy Rotenier

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