After a successful event in 2021, Pepetools and The Bench have partnered up to bring another tool sale to Providence Rhode Island!
Pepetools is proud to announce an in-person tool demonstration the weekend of October 28th and 29th. We will be hosted by the amazingly talented Patrick McMillian, instructor/founder of McMlillan Metals & The Bench, "A Creative Community for Aspiring & Experienced Jewelers".
Many of our new products will be available for an exciting hands-on demonstration! Our HAYMAKER Saw frames, Ergo-Last soldering picks, Rosy Revolver Mandrels, NANO Saw Blades and much more!
The open house will be located at "The Bench" which is located in beautiful Pawtucket, Rhode Island, click here for directions
Studio Tour and Tools! Stop by to see jewelry and metalsmithing demonstrations, meet jewelry artists, and buy that new tool for your studio.
About this event
The Bench will be opening their doors to the public for an Open House and Tool Sale with Pepetools. Visit our studio to tour our workshop, classrooms, meet local jewelry artists, watch demonstrations and pick up that new tool you have been looking to get all year long.
We will have a great selection of Pepetools available for this special event including
- Rosy Revolver ring mandrels
- Haymaker saw frames
- Ergo solder pick
- Lion Punch Forge Engraving Adapter
- Pepe Superior Ring Bender
- along with other great tools and supplies.
Great opportunity to check out some great tools, hold them in your hand and test out some great products
Location: 560 Mineral Spring Ave
Dates: Friday October 28th from 4-8PM
Saturday October 29th from 1-5PM
About Patrick McMillan
Patrick is the jeweler and metalsmith behind McMillan Metals and he has been practicing his craft for over 15 years. He received his Bachelors of Fine Arts from Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University and his Masters of Arts from the Birmingham School of Jewellery in England. Afterwards, he has worked for a number of companies and small businesses over the years as a production jeweler, blacksmith, stone setter, and metalwork repair person.
Since 2009, he has resided in Rhode Island and has spent his time building up his personal studio practice and teaching jewelry and metalsmithing at School One High School and The Steel Yard in Providence. When he is not working with metal, Patrick can be found sipping chai lattes at Coffee Exchange, mingling with his friends, and doodling funny caricatures of his pets.
Working with metal and making tiny shiny things is what Patrick is all about.