(Source: studiokyss)

Metal-craftsman Sung-joon Cho’s Workspace, 2014.

Image(s) by Youmee Jeon

Mentor - Sung-joon Cho
Mentee - Kenny (Yong-soo) Son

Mr Kenny (Yong-soo) Son is supported by the Australian Government through the Australia-Korea Foundation of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Tradeā€. (www.dfat.gov.au/akf)

the process diary: conveying Korean metal-craft

Kenny (Yong-soo) Son’s solo (process work) exhibition @ Gallery Ah-won, Korea

Invitation Design & Photography by Youmee Jeon

assembled nickel silver candle-holder by Cho Sung Joon.

dissembled nickel silver candle-holder by Cho Sung Joon.

Rounded head rivets used to create this tool rack.


Jogeum or sometimes called Joi-jil, a traditional Korean engraving-fabrication technique.

Jogeum is a process where a variety of chisels and a hammer are used to make a series of marks on sheet metal to create an image or a drawing.

Containers made by clamping and hammering techniques that Cho has developed himself over the years.

This method is special because it is merely impossible to achieve a shape or a container with a 90 degrees angle unless the material is produced by cast or soldering two materials together. .

Demonstration of tinning on corroding metals. Tinning will prevent from rusting as well as providing a food-wash safe surface.