DVD Handwrought Metal #2: Wide Concave Cuffs with Bill Fretz / 1pc
Book and DVD Set
Learn the secrets of raising concave forms in this incredible set. Features a full-color 38-page booklet of Bill Fretz's hard-won tips and techniques, plus a companion DVD with projects, how-to instructions and lessons on the tools you need to create beautiful concave (anticlastic) bracelets.
Running time: 63 mins.
DVD Metalsmith Essentials: Basic Jewelry Hammering and Forming (English) / pc
Now you can learn basic convex and concave metal forming techniques with expert step-by-step instructions.
Join master metalsmith and toolmaker Bill Fretz in 8 watch-and-learn lessons for everything you need to know to get started forming your own metal jewelry.
Master the basics and boost your skills as you learn the ins and outs of planishing, raising, using stakes, and more!
Watch 90+ minutes of exciting hammering and forming essentials on your own time.
This ultimate metalsmithing resource allows you to start and stop when it’s convenient for you.
Get a front-row seat to this master metal-jewelry making class you can watch again and again!
DVD Metalsmith Essentials: Hammering and Forming Jewelry, Vol. 2 (English) / pc
Now you can take your metal-forming skills to the next level with expert step-by-step instructions.
Join master metalsmith and toolmaker Bill Fretz in 8 watch-and-learn lessons for everything you need to know to create your own intricately formed metal jewelry.
Master complex techniques and boost your skills as you learn the ins and outs of forming inside curves in pierced forms, soldered joints, twisted shapes, and much more.
Nylon Tipped Forming Hammer ( Fretz brand ) / 1set
This Fretz® jeweler’s planishing hammer wields the weight of an all-metal head but with the forgiving, fine touch of a nylon face that won’t mar your metal. Nylon inserts are secured by a set-screw.
Designed by Bill Fretz, this jeweler's hammer is built for toughness and durability. The handle is made of Padauk wood, known for its strength, stability and beauty, and is oil-finished; it's specially shaped to give you a light touch, and the narrowed neck flexes slightly as you hammer for ultimate comfort. The head is cast from 420-grade stainless steel and tool hardened to 50 HRC for maximum durability and effectiveness.
Fretz Jewelers hammer / 1pc
This Fretz Jeweler's hammer is ideal for precise, intricate metal work, and for creating custom bezels and small vessel forms.
The handle is made of Padauk, known for its strength, stability and beauty, and is oil-finished. Features wedge and heads of stainless tool steel for hardness and endurance. The handle is specially shaped to give you a light touch and a thin neck flexes slightly as you hammer for ultimate comfort.