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Trade & Industrial Education
Fabrication I
Students will utilize most all the hand and power tools, incuding a torch, to fabricate sizing stock of differing width and thickness, fabricate plain wedding bands of differing thickness, fabricate various jewelry items, and properly polish finished pieces. Students will also learn how to make a bench loaf and saw metal into various dimensions and shapes for use in flat setting stones.
H.L. Baird

A. Define terminology and concepts related to jewelry fabrication in the areas of weights and measures, precious metals, alloying and metallurgy.

B. Understand proper use of an acetylene/oxygen torch.

C. Pour ingots.

D. Utilize and maintain a rolling mill.

E. Roll flat stock.

F. Saw flat stock.

G. Bend rings.

H. Utilize fabrication techniques to make various jewelry items.

I. Polish Bands.

J. Demonstrate cleaning techniques.

K. Create a bench loaf.

L. Demonstrate sawing techniques.

M. Finish metal.

(NIMS)National Institute for Metal Working Skills-Standards

Jewelers of America
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Arts, A/V Technology & Communications Visual Arts Jewelry Maker Level I