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Hello Folks After pursuing curriculums for a couple of months, (for
my high school age Western kids jewelry class hoping to start this
fall in Amritsar, India) I’m concluding what I’m really looking for
are lesson plans. Any of you teaching who might be willing to share
some that could be scaled simpler for younger minds/hands??? This
whole thing is a volunteer effort on my part.
Thanks. Jot Singh Khalsa. Millis, MA USA


#2
    Hello Folks After pursuing curriculums for a couple of months,
(for my high school age Western kids jewelry class hoping to start
this fall in Amritsar, India) I'm concluding what I'm really
looking for are lesson plans. Any of you teaching who might be
willing to share some that could be scaled simpler for younger
minds/hands??? This whole thing is a volunteer effort on my part.
Thanks. Jot Singh Khalsa. Millis, MA USA 

Hi there, I used to teach intro to metal fabrication techniques at a
shared Craft studio and Gallery space here in Toronto, and generally
my classes were limited to 18 years and older. However, I got to
teach a highschool workshop that spanned two full days, and I was so
stunned at how diverse the students finished projects were! It was
proposed to them that they address the issues surrounding identity,
in any way their imaginations wanted to. I demonstrated and
assisted an awful lot over those two days, but if your classes can
be more spread out, no doubt your results with these young adults
will be amazing. We covered: Piercing, sawing, basic bending using
pliers Texturing with punches, use of text punches as well Roller
printing metal with all kinds of media Incorporating non metal media
Riveting (including articulated rivets and tube rivets) Using basic
forming tools such as Ball punch and doming block, rawhide mallet on
stump and stakes Circle cutter and kick press with various shaped
dies Basic heat colouring of copper and nickel (we used conservator’s
wax to seal it) Rudimentary metal finishing (at the end of the two
days, only the meticulous few really cared about this aspect of
working with metal, it was quite hilarious actually!)

Have tonnes of fun! I certainly did