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Western Engraving with Pat Horlacher

5 Day Workshop

Pat Horlacher is one of the most talented western engravers and silversmiths in the business. He has spent years studying and refining his trade. Not only is he a master craftsman, he is also an outstanding teacher. We have developed this five day engraving class to focus on the fundamentals of western engraving. We will cover every step from laying out and designing your scrolls, choosing the right tools, sharpening your gravers, and engraving your designs with a GRS pneumatic assist engraving system. Though the focus of the course will be on fundamental design and engraving techniques, there will also be time spent on basic metal forming and fabrication.

  • Designing engraving patterns
  • Choosing the right tools and materials
  • Sharpening and maintaining your gravers
  • Basic metal forming and soldering
  • Using a jewelers saw
  • Engraving techniques
  • Finishing your work

5 Day class: Monday-Friday
9:00am to 5:00pm with 1 hour lunch

Cost: $1475.00

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