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[Workshop] Beginning Hydraulic Die Forming

Hydraulic Die Forming Workshops are now being offered at Moving Metal
Taos. Come learn all there is to know about using the biggest hammer in
the shop. Understand all the safety issues and learn how to care for
your press and tooling. Design and create simple silhouette dies and
progress to complex conforming and blanking dies. Explore the
different possibilities of coining and embossing. Get hands on
experience designing and layout of all types of dies. Learn to use
the various types of urethane including when to use the different
thicknesses and hardnesses. Covered will be synclastic and
anticlastic bracelet forming dies and how they can be used to create
quality formed bracelets easily. The complete deep draw tooling sets
will be used to quickly turn flat disks of metal into vessels,
seamless tubing for ring stock and boxes. Form boxes will be used to
contain the elastic properties of urethane and achieve maximum volume.
Basic Hydraulic Die Forming: September 24th to 28th 2007

Cost of Classes: $595.00 Brass and Copper Included

For more please contact:

David B. Anderson
119 Quesnel St. Suite C
Taos, New Mexico 87571
(505) 751-3982