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Academic Catalog 2017-2018
Massachusetts College of Art and Design
   
 
  Dec 12, 2017
 
 
    
Academic Catalog 2017-2018

3DML306 Flatware & Functional Objects 3cr.


This course is an introduction to basic issues and techniques unique to creating flatware and
functional table objects with metal. Students discuss traditional and contemporary attitudes
toward flatware and functional objects and learn techniques such as forging sheet and bar stock,
sinking, planishing and soldering larger objects. Students also learn to develop simple outlines,
templates and layouts combining hand drawing and 2D CAD. Projects are made of precious metals
which may include sterling silver and common materials including copper and brass. Proper use
and maintenance of all equipment is stressed.

Prerequisites: 3DML-200 or 3DML-210

Undergraduate Elective
Fall Only