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Videos + Tutorials

Due to the pandemic we have made the decision to close Atlanta Art Worx Studio + Supply to focus on other endeavors, including developing The Smithery’s online classes + workshops and getting back to the bench in our new Maine tiny store-front.

We are so humbled and grateful that so many students have taken and enjoyed our classes over the years and hope that this video content reaches all of those who could not be here with us in the studio. Our great studio content is being video-fied for you to learn at your own pace, in your own space via Teachable! Please check out The Smithery : Modern Metalsmithing for our fun, technical, and informative lessons.

I look towards the future with excitement and hope the same for you in your jewelry making journey.

Morning Rush ATL: Learn The Science Behind Metal Stamping – Learn a little bit of science behind the ancient craft of metalsmithing with Dana Ruth of Atlanta Art Worx and Chesley McNeil of Atlanta’s 11 Alive Morning Rush! Watch Chesley and I cold forge and stamp copper cuff bracelets!

Say Your Peace Kickstarter Make 100 – Our Kickstarter Project Video sheds light on the history of this iconic symbol and shares behind the scenes prototyping and fabrication of our Say Your Peace Wood Necklace. The project is a limited edition wood species peace symbol necklace to say your peace and share with others. Backer rewards from $1-$170 and quantities are limited to 100 per tier, lovingly handcrafted in small batch production some of a kinds.

Acid Etching – In this video students will learn metal etching with Ferric Chloride as a student creates a cuff bracelet. Excellent tips and tricks for greater success and also safety and disposal. This technique makes for a great “crafternoon” with endless possibilities for a wide range of ages and skill levels.