Zen and the Art of the Jeweler's Saw with Michael David Sturlin

Zen and the Art of the Jeweler's Saw

Instructor Bio: 
89 minutes

In this class, taught by renowned jewelry artist and teacher Michael David Sturlin, the Jeweler's Saw is embraced for it's unique properties and endless applications.

This class provides expert instruction with sawing skill development exercises that will perfect your sawing techniques.

This is a CraftCast Vintage Video, created before it was possible to incorporate High Definition video, as we do today. How far we have come in such a short time! Still enjoy some great instruction using descriptive images.

Watch and listen as Michael reveals to you tips and techniques you need to know to use your Jeweler's Saw most effectively. Using close-up photographs of each step of the process, plus artist Sturlin's detailed instruction, you’ll be creating using these techniques in no time!

Class was recorded live so, just like in more recent videos, you’ll hear the live Q&A with other students.

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Covered In This Class: 
  • proper bench setup
  • correct sawing methods
  • blade choices
  • how to position lights for accurate sawing
  • hand and body positioning
Materials Used In This Class: 
  • silver
  • practice plates
  • jeweler's saw
  • scribe
  • pencil
  • dividers

Included with your video is a full-color PDF class handout with teacher's tips, notes and links to all the resources you need to get started.

Please note: this is not a stand-alone guide but simply a quick-reference for your convenience.