[Workshop] Hydraulic Die Forming Class

“Moving Metal Taos” Hydraulic Die Forming Class Schedule for 2008


May 5th to 9th, Beginning Hydraulic Die Forming
May 12th to 16th, Intermediate Hydraulic Die Design (Secrets

October 20th to 24th, Beginning Hydraulic Die Forming
October 27th to 31st, Advanced Hydraulic Die Forming

Cost of classes are: $695.00 + Tax (7.937%)

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. Explore, design and create using embossing
techniques, simple silhouette dies and progress to complex
conforming, blanking and coining dies. Get hands on experience using
all the latest types of synclastic and anticlastic bracelet forming
dies. Learn to use the various types of urethane including when to
use the different thicknesses and hardnesses to achieve your desired
effect. Form boxes will be used to contain the elastic properties of
urethane and achieve maximum volume. 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.

These classes will allow you to:

Decide if using a hydraulic press is the right tool for you Use your
hydraulic press safely and confidently Use all the latest tools and
accessories Learn to put more volume and form into your work Gain a
good understanding of polyurethane and durometers Push metal farther,
faster, and more efficiently Apply techniques to “one-of-a-kind” or

All die forming classes are 5 day classes scheduled for the “Off
Season” to allow ease of travel and accommodations. The classes are
being limited to 6 per class giving students much more personalized
instruction and allowing them to have much more hands-on,
individualized instruction with the presses.

For more contact:

David B. Anderson
119 Quesnel St,
Suite C,
Taos, New Mexico 87571