Manipulate copper


Shape and manipulate copper materials using the appropriate non-ferrous metal processing techniques. Form the copper object into a product of practical or artistic use.

Alternative labels

wield non ferrous metal
form non ferrous metal
wield copper
employ copper
employ non ferrous metals
form copper
shape copper
shape non ferrous metal

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Manipulate copper is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Coppersmith: Coppersmiths craft and repair items made of non-ferrous metals such as copper, brass and similar materials. They shape and form the raw materials into objects of practical or artistic purpose using smithing tools. Professional coppersmiths create detailed and highly technical devices using appropriate smithing techniques.

Optional skill

Manipulate copper is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022