Measuring Spoons!

October 14 - October 15, 2023

Measuring Spoons!


Details Fee Breakdown:
Tuition: $375
Material Fee: $75

Do you like metal? Do you like to eat? Wait, you make your own food too? Perfect!! This workshop will focus on the creation of measuring spoon sets through a series of metal forming techniques in aluminum, brass, copper, and sterling silver. We will utilize the power of the hydraulic press to develop the correct sized forms necessary for the bowls of each spoon. In addition to the press, sawing, filing, riveting and silver soldering will be covered in order to attach handles of your own design to each spoon bowl. The sets will be completely functional and ready to use by the end of the weekend.

Workshops run from 9:00am to 5:00pm each day
Lunch is included for all participants

Level: Beginner and Beyond
Workshop Levels

Definitions of Skill Levels for Workshops

  • Beginner and Beyond: Introductory level course that presents basic knowledge of tools, materials and techniques and is geared towards first timers or those who want to improve and expand their technique. It takes time to build skills.
  • Advanced Beginner and Beyond: Instruction that assumes some familiarity with tools, materials and equipment. Includes reviews and builds on basic skill sets, allows for those with more experience to work at their own pace. Further development of fundamentals, participants have had at least one class or equivalent with professional instruction.
  • Intermediate: Course content that assumes a working knowledge of basic studio tools, materials and equipment necessary to accomplish the projects and techniques to be explored. Participants feel comfortable in the studio setting.
  • Intermediate to Advanced: Course content that requires a proficient working knowledge of studio tools, materials and equipment necessary to accomplish the projects and techniques to be explored in class.
  • Advanced: Assumes proficiency and advanced working knowledge of materials and studio tools and equipment so that the focus is on artistic narrative and/or technical development.
Ages: Adult



Darren Fisher

Darren Fisher is a Keyport, NJ artist whose works in metal and wood include jewelry, furniture, sculpture, and architectural installations. Darren holds a BA in Environmental Geography from Millersville University, Millersville, Pa., and a MFA in Sculpture from New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ. His post-college exposure to various crafts and light-industrial settings came through positions in jewelry, silversmithing, blacksmithing, foundry work, cabinet making, and boat building. From this history, he operates a studio that combines all elements of these trades, catering to the needs of private clientele and architectural firms.

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