Down the rabbit hole
Guys. Gals. This is the reason I put off getting into metalwork for so long.
Because there are so many amazing tools. When I started leatherworking in 2008 I thought I would get by with the eight tools I bought for my first class. Don’t get me wrong, there’s a lot you can do with those eight tools, but there is so much more you can do with a million. Which is, coincidentally, roughly the number of dollars I spent on those tools over the year that followed.
Same deal for metalwork. I bought this dapping set for a lot of projects, but the one in my mind when I committed to it is below.
Oh hi little guys! You would look almost real if you were coloured and curved!
BAM. Witness the power of the dap. We’re halfway there.
Now I’m going to take these guys home and try to enamel them. Cross your fingers that this works on the first try. In the name of botany, let this work on the first try…