Thursday, April 3, 2008

Metalsmithing Workshop with Stonehouse Studio

article by Betsy of Stonehouse Studio
photos by Katy of muchacha K and Amy of Amy Olson Jewelry

On a recent cold, dreary and wet Wednesday, Boston Handmade members heated things up (literally) at a basic Metalsmithing Workshop. Betsy of Stonehouse Studio opened her studio to Amy of Amy Olson Jewelry and Katy of muchacha K to practice drilling, texturing, forging, soldering and finishing. Amy had a very delicate touch and sweet talked her way around the metal. Katy, a.k.a. Rosie the Riveter, dove right in and was not about to let those tools get the best of her.

A good time was had by all, some basic skills acquired and we all got to show off our very chic safety goggles. Betsy's Bono style, Katy's Jackie-O shades and Amy's Homer from Home Depot model.


  1. we had so much fun! and betsy, you were a fantastic teacher! thank you so very much! i learned alot and am so inspired! now, if only i could acquire some tools, some more space, and 8 more hours in the day!

  2. This seriously could not have been funner.


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