Beginners (Grades 3-5)
Exhibit an article made of aluminum, copper, or brass.
1. Select a simple design.
2. Apply design by etching.
3. Use only one size punch hole.
Exhibit suggestions: Ash tray, set of coasters, bracelet or
Intermediate (Grades 6-8)
Exhibit an article made of aluminum or copper
1.Select a more advanced design, involving a border and /or antiquing.
2. Develop skills in engraving, etching or hammering.
3. Use more than one size punch hole.
Exhibit suggestions: Tray, bowl or wall decoration.
Advanced (Grades 9 & up)
Exhibit an article made of any suitable metal – including more precious metals such as silver or pewter.
Design and shaping of exhibit should be appropriate for use of article and show skill of member. Exhibit suggestions: Jewelry, tray or serving piece, or room accessory. (In the Advanced Division, shaping done by hammering should be done over a sandbag.)
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