CANCELLED CS 201: Metal Forming Fundamentals #1

This workshop introduces Metal Forming by using the studio's Hydraulic Press. This session is recommended for members and non-members with Jeweller's torch experience as you will be using the torch throughout the workshop. Through discussion, demonstrations and hands-on activity you will experiment with creating three dimensional forms from sheet metal, with an emphasis on matrix die forming and embossing. Participants will learn how to use the equipment safely and extend their knowledge concerning material compatibility and potential. Participants must wear closed-toe shoes and should not wear loose clothing or accessories that could get tangled in equipment.

Launchpad members; please be aware that attending a 201 studio workshop does not give you booking privileges to the studio. To obtain unrestricted access to a Creative Studio you must complete the 101 Safety Training for the relevant studio.

Course price: $120
Materials fee: $15

Facilitator: Hannah Cowan
Hannah Cowan is a Goldsmith and Jewellery designer. Based in Toronto she has worked in the industry over the last decade creating limited production and custom work with clients, both locally and internationally. Among her achievements is the showroom and studio where she brought her brand 'Edith Hannah Fine Jewellery' to life. Here at Launchpad, she loves seeing the diverse pool of creativity that its members bring to the community, and enjoys participating in problem-solving in both the Fine Metals & Jewellery Studio and Textile & Fashion Studio.

Arrival Information: Members please arrive at the relevant studio 5 minutes prior to the event start time, public attendee’s or members without studio access please check-in with the membership services front desk, they will show you into the studio. Please note, late arrivals (15 minutes or more) will not be admitted. These courses have limited capacity and require preparation by the Creative Studio’s technical team. Cancellations made with less than 48 hours' notice and late arrivals will not be refundedContact Member Services to cancel your attendance prior to the 48hr deadline or to re-book onto the next scheduled workshop.