- 3 hours
- If you have a knack for melting silver, this is the perfect class to put those “skills” to use. We will take advantage of your melting ways and create this trend-worthy pendant.
ToolsSome tools will be provided by the instructor. Please refer to your registration.
Basic hand tools – Any quality is appropriate for my classes. These do not need to be high end or expense.
Heavy Duty CuttersAlthough any heavy duty cutter will work, if they are flush, they will make your work a lot easier. Cutter should be able to cut through 10g wire. (Many cutters imprint their cutting capacity on the inside of the handle.) Keiba and Xuron are recommended.
Helping Hand/Third HandUsed to hold small parts in place while soldering. Instructor will provide to share for every class needed.
Magnifier or Optivisor– For almost all classes this is listed as an “As Needed” tool. If you have sight challenges it is recommended that you are properly prepared. For advance stone setting classes this is required! If you decide to use reading glasses consider better than 2.5x.
Ott Light or Task LampThis is optional item that is listed for every class. It is up to you to determine whether or not you will need to have one depending on your vision.
Rawhide/Leather MalletShape and flatten metal without marring it. #2 mallet is a standard size. Instructor will provide for every class needed. A yellow nylon mallet may be used in its place, however a rubber one may not.
Ring Mandrel, SteelUsed for shaping and forming metal into rings. A plastic one will not work in its place. Instructor will provide to share (1 for every 2 people) for every class needed.
Items in this Soldering Kit will be provided for use during the class. If you are interested in ordering a kit please click on the image. Kit includes: Butane torch, butane, 1 tube solder paste, fire tweezers, copper tweezers, Sparex, tripod with mesh, flux, soldering board. (Note: kit will be delivered at class. If you require the kit prior to class please contact us to make arrangements.
Student FilesStandard size is 2/o. For filing metal. . Instructor will provide to share for every class needed.