FREE WEBINAR: Visiting the Metal Artist’s Workbench

UPDATE: Click below for a download of the Sawing Exercise Tom discussed during the webinar. We’ve included the full instructions from this book to your convenience.


Spend a little time with us — learning as much as we can about the jeweler’s saw! It all happens on Thursday, October 25!



Date: Thursday, October 25, 2012

Starting Time: 1:00 P.M. Eastern Time

Price: FREE!


Some of the tools and materials Thomas uses in his day-to-day sawin’.


Artist and author Thomas Mann will spend the hour with us, teaching us all the basics of the jeweler’s saw — including anatomy, ergonomics and technique. We’ll move on to a fascinating discussion of several different types of blades and their purposes — you’ll be amazed by the incredible versatility of this seemingly humble tool! And finally, we’ll wrap up the webinar with a demonstration of a classic sawing exercise — something to really whet your sawin’ appetite!

A few of the projects you’ll find in the pages of Metal Artist’s Workbench.

Won’t you join us?


(Just a reminder — Space is limited!)

For a sneak peak, check out the Book Notes: Metal Artist’s Workbench post. And learn a bit more about Metal Artist’s Workbench: Demystifying the Jeweler’s Saw here.



Thomas Mann is a professional artist with more than 40 years experience creating handcrafted jewelry. Thomas is best known for his “techno romantic” style, which juxtaposes contemporary technology and construction techniques with historical romantic imagery. He has appeared on NPR’s Talk of the Nation, PBS’s Nightly Business Report and was recently featured in PBS’s award-winning series, Craft in America. Thomas has expanded his role as a veteran professional artist to include a focus on education through his educational brand, studioFLUX. He lives in New Orleans.

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This video workshop from Thomas Mann includes everything you need to know about how to use a jeweler’s saw. This DVD lets you work at your own pace and see first-hand the best ways to incorporate a jeweler’s saw into your jewelry or mixed media projects. Learn how to cut metal and plastic and use a bench pin, Thomas Mann covers all the basics.

Metal Artist’s Workbench, Learn to Use the Jeweler’s Saw also covers proper ergonomics and how to saw where you’re at. Thomas Mann shares his favorite tips and comprehensive information for how to work with a jeweler’s saw to create jewelry pieces & other interesting mixed media works.

Thomas Mann is an experienced mixed media artist and in this step-by-step DVD he shows you how to work with a jeweler’s saw, adding new elements to your mixed media projects. The 4 featured projects cover important basics such as how to saw through paper, acrylic and metal.

This tools is very versatile and also requires a level of skill. Develop your jeweler’s saw talents with the great start to finish instruction from Thomas Mann. Don’t miss out on the great instruction from Thomas Mann in Metal Artist’s Workbench: Jeweler’s Saw Projects.





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