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MetalSmith BenchTalk with Judy Hoch

MetalSmith BenchTalk with Judy Hoch

My Guest this Thursday, November 15 at 3 p.m. PDT/6EDT on MetalSmith BenchTalk is metalsmith and jeweler Judy Hoch, the author of Tumble Finishing for Handmade Jewelry: Mass Finishing on a Small Scale.   About Judy: A second generation American–Dane, and a preacher’s kid, I was born in Nebraska and attended school in Brush Colorado. I graduated from the University of Colorado with a degree in mathmatics, minor in physics.  I spent quite a few years in the corporate world of computers as a manager and a programmer.   My new life began with my primary education in metal-smithing at Arapahoe Community College studying under Richard Sweetman. In addition, I have taken workshops from masters such as Lee Marshall, Phil Poirier, Thomas Mann, Richard Messina, Jerry McClure, Carol Webb and Michael Boyd. These wonderful teachers enthusiastically shared their expertise and passion for metalworking. I am a Graduate Gemologist of the Gemological Institute of America, Carlsbad, California.   My fami