Forest Suncatcher Tutorial

Learn to make a decorative forest suncatcher from copper wire. Inspired by the depths of ancient woodland, this PDF tutorial features a colourful palette of translucent gemstone and glass beads that love a sunny spot by a window.



Customer Review: “Can’t wait to make it! Tutorial is easy to understand.” Received 26 May 2022.

This DIY craft project is a joy to make, with simple wire wrap techniques that will help advance your learning. Each step of the metal working process is described and photographed from the wire preparation, hand-forging, through to the patina and varnish.

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Measurements: The instructions use the UK metric system of measurement in CM. There is a conversion guide at the beginning advising on measurements in inches for imperial measurements in inches.

Level: This tutorial is suitable for improver wire work hobby makers with some experience.

Approximate Diameter: 12cm / 4.7 inches.

Tutorial File Size: 19.0 MB.

Number of Pages: 78.

Number of Photographs: 204.

Template: 844 KB (JPG file – print at A4 size).

Materials Needed: Variety of gauges of dead soft raw copper wire, variety of beads, metal flex wire, crimp beads.

Equipment Needed: Wooden bench pin, sandpaper, wire wool, liver of sulphur solution, foam brush, gloss varnish, glass/ceramic container, rubber tipped tweezers, rubber gloves, safety goggles, dust mask, gloves, measuring tape, sandpaper.

Tools Needed: Three forming mandrels, metal hand file (half round), wire/flush cutters, flat nose pliers or chain nose pliers, round nose pliers, nylon jaw pliers, crimp pliers, stainless steel bench block, nylon/hide hammer, domed metal hammer.

Note: This product is for the purchase of an e-book tutorial only, as an educational guide. The purchase does not include any printed paper, craft materials or tools. Nor a finished product.

Author: Earth Balance Craft

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