Tuesday Tutorial: Copper and Brass Etching


For Tutorial Tuesday….Someone over at the Etsy Metal blog put together a really detailed tutorial for metal etching on copper and brass that some of you more adventurous types might like to try. Note of caution though…read all the labels and follow good safety practices….it’s not like coloring with your crayons!

Etsy Metal is a collaboration of metal artists over at Etsy. You can visit the Etsy Metal Shop here and see a list of all the members on the Etsy Metal Blog.

Etching Brass and Copper Tutorial from Etsy Metal.

2 thoughts on “Tuesday Tutorial: Copper and Brass Etching

  • June 26, 2010 at 10:35 am

    Etching copper allows you to add texture to your designs, whether incorporate the etched copper plate directly into your design, enamel over the copper or brass sheet or run the etched copper through a rolling mill to imprint your design on sterling silver or gold.

  • June 9, 2009 at 10:09 pm

    So cool.
    Thanks for the link.

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