Texturing Metal - With a Texturing Hammer

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Materials
  • Metal Piece (we used a sterling silver blank charm)
Tools
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Step 1

Place the metal piece on the bench block.

Step 2

Hold the metal piece down with your finger. If you do not feel comfortable holding the metal with your finger, you may place a small piece of tape along the edge to keep the metal in place.

Step 3

Using the pinstripe side of the texturing hammer, hit the metal several times in a random pattern.

Step 4

Hammer the metal piece until it is completely textured.

Step 5

Rotate the metal piece and continue hammering to texture the area that was held by your finger or tape.

Step 6

Congratulations! The metal piece is now completely textured.

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