<%@LANGUAGE="JAVASCRIPT" CODEPAGE="65001"%> beginning metals calendar

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beginning metals art240, Spring 2014, mark rooker, rookermd@jmu.edu, o.h. 4-5 pm monday through thursdsay, 540-568-6410

Tuesday, January 14: introductions, first day materials, sawing demo, saw/file/sand exercise assigned, general metals shop safety quiz

Thursday, January 16: project 1 overview, project 1 assigned, drilling and piercing demos, drill press safety quiz

 

Tuesday, January 21: sanding and filing demos, belt sander safety quiz

Thursday, January 23: project 1 models due, individual crits of models

 

Tuesday, January 28: annealing, flattening and bending demos, kiln safety quiz

Thursday, January 30: saw/file/sand exercise due, quick craft crit Ex1, textures demo, texture/patina exercise assigned, sand blaster safety quiz

 

Tuesday, February 4: patination demo

Thursday, February 6: texture/patina exercise due, quick craft crit Ex2, other sheet demos

 

Tuesday, February 11: "Metallurgy for Jewelers"

Thursday, February 13: project 1 due, group critique of project 1

 

Tuesday, February 18: project 2 overview, project 2 assigned, riveting demo, riveting exercise assigned

Thursday, February 20: group brainstorming for project 2, sketches for project 2 assigned

 

Tuesday, February 25: sketches for project 2 due, individual critiques of sketches, riveting exercise due, quick craft crit Ex3, drawings for project 2 assigned

Thursday, February 27: drawings for project 2 due, individual critiques of drawings

 

Tuesday, March 4: laser welding basics (wire) demos, wire-welding exercises assigned, laser welder safety quiz

Thursday, March 6: welding coaching

 

Tuesday, March 11: Spring Break-- no class

Thursday, March 13: Spring Break-- no class

 

Tuesday, March 18: welding coaching, project 2 lab

Thursday, March 20: wire welding exercises due, quick craft crit Ex4, 5, & 6

 

Tuesday, March 25: project 2 lab

Thursday, March 27: project 2 due, group critique of project 2, project 3 assigned, group brainstorming for project 3, sketches for project 3 assigned

 

Tuesday, April 1: sketches for project 3 due, drawings for project 3 assigned, welding basics (sheet) demos, sheet welding exercises assigned

Thursday, April 3: drawings for project 3 due, individual critiques of drawings, welding coaching

 

Tuesday, April 8: welding coaching, project 3 lab

Thursday, April 10: welding coaching, project 3 lab

 

Tuesday, April 15: sheet welding exercises due, quick craft crit Ex7, 8, 9, & 10, project 3 lab

Thursday, April 17: project 3 lab

 

Tuesday, April 22: project 3 lab

Thursday, April 24: project 3 lab

 

Tuesday, April 29: project 3 lab

Thursday, May 1: project 3 lab

 

Tuesday, May 6: project 3 due, final crit & studio clean up

 

 

mark rooker, james madison university