Chris Hentz's Ravensdale Class --- Information

Chris Hentz's Ravensdale Class --- Information

Post by canegur » Sun, 02 Aug 1998 04:00:00



Below is some information regarding Chris Hentz's classes Ravensdale.

Linda G.

Seattle, WA  USA

"Simple Mechanical Ideas and Devices"  Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday - August
10, 11, 12.  Students may now enroll for one day at
a time at a cost of $90.00 per day.  Enrollment may occur now thru Karen
Murphy or at the Ravenstore.

DAY ONE - inventive cutting devices for polymer clay, making your own
"cookie" type cutters, discussion about different glues,
making roller cutters or printers for cutting/printing/texturing the
easy way

DAY TWO - new and unusual clasps and closures made from polymer clay,
clasps and closures originating in metal adapted to
polymer clay, o-ring clasps, screws made from polymer clay adapted to
clasps/closures and connecting clay parts.

DAY THREE - molds for forming polymer clay, multi-piece molds for use
with polymer clay, making repetetive precision parts,
principles for making extruding dies, finishing and polishing
principles.

Chris will be alternating lecture/demonstration with individualized
attention during times students will be working to address specific
questions and problems relative to each persons work.  Bring your
mechanical problems for discussion and find an answer.

DAY #        Quantity            Item

1                 2 pieces            Brass Shiim Stock .016" thck x
1/2" wide x 12" long - available at airplane/railroad hobby stores
all                1 piece             16 guage brass or bronze 2" x 3"
approx.
all                1                       half round jeweler's needle
file 5" long approx.
all                1                       5" throat depth Jeweler's saw
frame
all                4 doz                 #00 Jeweler's saw blades
all                2                       assorted Jeweler's pliers -
or - small smooth jawed needle nose pliers
all                1                       wooden ring clamp - available
at jewelry supply places
2, 3             1                       KEMPER Klay Gun Extruding Tool
(like a metal syringe)
1                 1                       sharp tin snips preferred -
but sharp utility scissors will work
all                1                       scribe or needle tool
all                1                       Nicholson "Handy File"  -

Depot
1                 2                       10-24 x 3 1/2" Machine***
1                 2                       1/4" NC(20 TPI)* x 3 1/2"
Machine***
1                 3                       Nylon Binding Head Machine
***1/4" NC(20 TPI)* x 1/2"
1                 3                        Nylon Binding Cap Nut 1/4"
NC(20 TPI)*
1                 30                     #8 x 7/8" Fender Washers
1                 20                     Stainless Steel Fender Washers
#10, 3/16" x 1 14"
1                 4                       10-24 Hex Nuts
1                 4                       10-24 Hex stop nuts
1                 4                        1/4" NC(20 TPI)* Hex Nuts
2                 2                        #2 knitting needle - (???
o.d.) from Wal-mart
2                 2                        #7 knitting needle - 4.5mm
o.d. - from Wal-mart
2                 2                        #10 knitting needle (6.75mm
o.d.) from Wal-mart
2                 2                         #? Knitting needle (8mm
o.d.) from Wal-mart
1,2              2-3 sets               "2 Ton" Epoxy from Devcon
all               1 tube                  Krazy Glue - original formula
all               1                         vice grips pliers
all               1 each                 black SHARPIE marker, pencil,
paper, exacto knife, your favorite tools -- or questions about tools
1                8                         Quart Size freezer zip-lock
bags
all               ??                       polymer clay, your choice of
colors and your favorite polymer clay tools, pasta machine, oven etc.
all                                          tools you have made and
want to share with the class.

*National Course (20 Threads Per Inch)

Any questions should be directed to Chris until August 6 at 504-334-2073
between 10:30am and 5:30pm or at 504-929-6964
between 7:30pm and 9:30pm Central Time.  Questions can also be addressed