This class has been rescheduled, dates TBD.
- Must be able to solder unattended.
Students Must Bring:
- -Copper and brass wire for riveting
-Finishing materials, such as sandpapers/emery and polishing compounds
Students May Bring:
- -$25 materials fee payable to instructor, cash or check
-METAL: Sheet: 18-22ga.Appox. 6 X 6 - Whatever metal you wish from which to make several small brooches or jewelry objects: Sterling, copper, brass, bronze (even small amounts of gold). (Remember, we can always roll down thicker material.)
-Clean (no solder) scrap (sterling, gold, bronze - if you have some): This can be handy to melt for wire or small amounts of sheet or simply to play with, fuse, etc.
-Silver Wire (if desired) for riveting: 18 or 20 gauge round
-Wire for possible forging or forming: 8, 10 or 12 ga. (We can even make wire from scrap)
-Sawblades: 2/0, 6/0
-Silver solder: wire or sheet: easy, medium and hard
-Drills: any you have, especially: 1mm (18ga) approx. #58, .8mm (20ga) approx. #66
-Magnifiers (loupes/optivisors) - if you need them
-Measuring devices (if you have or use them)
-Sketchpad and pencil
-Several objects to incorporate:
-Participants should bring to class some small artifact, gemstone or found object that you find interesting-- or in some way compelling — for examination and even group discussion. Time permitting, these objects can be included in or even serve as points of depart for a piece of jewelry or a non-wearable item.
- -Flex shaft tools: any burs, buffs, abrasives, etc. that you might like to use
favorite pliers, files, small riveting or goldsmith's hammer or any hand tools
-Solder pick (if you use one)