Hammer & Hardie Workshop


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This intensive 2 day overview will give participants detailed instruction how to cut material using the hammer and hardie . Students will learn how to cut materials such as stone, marble and smalti more quickly with a minimal amount of waste. The class will examine the specific characteristics of materials such as the hardness or structure of the stone and smalti and how to reduce the size of natural materials. Student will also learn about proper maintenance, sharpening and care of the hammer and hardie. This class is intended for all levels, from beginning to those who may already have experience but would like to brush up on their techniques. You are welcome to bring your own hammers and materials if you wish.

“Everything in this course was perfect for me. I have renewed energy for my mosaics. I am looking forward to the advanced Smalti class to enhance the skills and lessons from this class. It really was an excellent course!” – M.B., Michigan

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Date Time Teacher

Friday & Saturday 10/20-10/21, 9-4pm, C5506, Saturday & Sunday, 12/2-12/3, 9-4pm, C5516


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Days of Week
10/20 - 10/21
Fri. & Sat.
CMS Staff
12/02 - 12/03
Sat. & Sun.
CMS Staff
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