Metallurgy & Hammered Copper with Pete Barrett

Youth aged 13-18 participated in this free metal art fabrication course hosted by the SHIELD Project and Community Youth Network NL. Led by Instructor Pete Barrett at the College of the North Atlantic in Goose Bay, NL on March 2-3, 2019.

Metallurgy & Hammered Copper – Exploring metallurgy (specifically copper & brass), youth learned about annealing, joining techniques, flames & pickle and use of flux. Participants shaped wire using hammers, anneal wire and learned safe soldering techniques to create pieces of art including a pendant, ring and a cultural copper wire design.

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