Etched Metal Tutorial - Etching Brass and Copper Texturing Metalwork Instant Download

$6.75

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This tutorial will walk you through all the stages necessary to create your own etched metal pieces. Etching metal creates texture and an "image" on the sheet metal as seen in the cuff piece in my bracelet pictured above.

This is a technique that I've been using for a couple of years now and I just love the versatility it brings to a project.

This tutorial will walk you through safety instructions, preparing your metal, the whole etching process, all the materials needed plus adding patina/color to your finished etched pieces.

There is 26 pages of info, every step is detailed and has accompanying pictures.

The tutorial is in .PDF format and has been written by me using Adobe Indesign.

It is suitable for beginner level as well as intermediate and advanced metal workers.


You will need a .pdf reader to enable you to view the tutorial.

I am available to mail if there are any steps you do not understand, I will try and help where possible.

This file is for personal use only and should not be resold or redistributed.

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I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations

Just contact me within: 3 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 7 days of delivery

Request a cancellation within: 2 days of purchase

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Digital downloads

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Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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I am not currently taking custom orders.

Care instructions

All my ceramics are handmade from top quality stoneware clay and porcelain. They are fired to extremely high temperatures and should be pretty robust. As with any type of pottery, dropping onto hard surfaces is not recommended, as thinner items such as pendants and charms may break...beads should be good and bouncy!

All ceramics, unless otherwise stated should be fine for wearing in the shower/bath or in bad weather as the glaze makes them waterproof.

You can clean your ceramics by using a warm, damp cloth.

All items come from a non smoking household. I do have cats so you may be gifted with an errant hair, lol! (joking!)

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