Metal Shear Rubric

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⌊ Student Name
⌊ Instructor Name
Pass ☐
Fail ☐
⌊ Date of Metal Shears test  (m / d / y)
⌊ Instructor Signature

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Jewelry Studio Bench Shear

Questions for Student


☐ What types of metal can be cut on the Jewelry studio's shear?
☐ What thickness is appropriate to cut?
☐ What width is appropriate to cut?
☐ Where should you position your metal for performance?
☐ Why is mesh not allowed on this tool? (interrupted cut and areas of work-hardening damage the blades)


Demonstration of Operation


☐ Cut a piece of sheet metal
☐ Cut a piece of wire with sheer
☐ Cut a piece of sheet longer than the length of the blades

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