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Hey there!I'm a pretty new silver smith! I have just started up a little work bench of my own and I bought the EZ torch. It has been working really well the last few months, but this week the flame has started to surge and sputter. Tonight I was just about to anneal a piece of silver and I went to light the torch, It made a fire ball and the flames fell back running down the handle, I turned off both knobs but the flame didn't go out until I blew it out! so after I was sure the flame was out I…See More
Do you consider yourself a professional, student or emerging artist. Are you a gallery, school, organization or guild?
Emerging Artist, Amatuer
In what area of the metal arts do you work?
Tell us about your education.
Mostly self taught, with lots of assistance from some old timers to the craft of metalshaping. I use stretching, shrinking, and planishing techniques to form compound shapes in steel, aluminum, and brass sheet.
Share some of your career highlights or goals.
I'd love to get some of my work seen at a show or something one of these days. I'm also looking at possibilities on the commercial side of metalshaping craft as well.
Hey ken, welcome to the community. Great hat there, what a concept! But i don't know why you call yourself an amateur - looks PRO to me. I haven't yet worked in aluminum, perhaps i should give it a whack. Where do you sell your work? cheers, alastair