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Technical construction of Damascus steel

Technical construction of Damascus steel

SUBJECTS OF THE THEORETICAL PART

• Compatible steels.

• Composition of the package.

• Adaptation of the forge for the welding.

• Welding, sizing and overlapping of layers.

• Applicable decorative techniques.

• Which chemical detectors to use.

• Cleaning and polishing.

DRAWING

• Drawing on a 1:1 scale of the object in Damask steel that needs to be carried out.

PRACTICAL DEMONSTRATION DONE BY THE TEACHER

• Preparation of a package composed of alternating layers of different metal sheets.

• Adaptation of the forge.

• Welding of the stratified package.

• Practical demonstration of some decorative techniques.

• Modelling of the package in Damask steel for welding processes or for exportation.

• Cleaning and polishing.

• Chemical detection of etching.

PRACTICAL DEMONSTRATION DONE BY THE STUDENTS

• Practical demonstration of all the stages aforementioned.

• Choice of the decoration to apply on the basis of the drawing.

TO JOIN THE COURSE IT IS NECESSARY FOR THE STUDENTS TO EQUIP THEMSELVES WITH THE ESSENTIAL

TOOLS AND WITH THE MATERIALS NEEDED. THE COURSE WILL LAST 5 DAYS.