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Beginner Metal Workshop at Garvies Point Museum & Preserve

Beginner Metal Workshop

with Jo Ann Wadler

NEW COURSE begins Friday 27th, 2015
Fridays, 11:00 am to 2 pm
5 WEEKS $150.00

Metal Workshop

This class will be project based. These projects will help you learn the skills to create more advanced pieces in the future. It is important to learn the basics so you can build skills and learn to accomplish your designs and ideas. You will learn to solder and what solder to use for each task. we will start making a simple pair of earrings and move onto a bezel set ring. There will always be a given project unless you have your own in mind.

Supply List: tool box, bench pin, jewelry saw, saw blades (herkules #2 size), bees wax, bur life, or a broken candle for lubricating your saw blades, chain nose, wire cutters, round nose pliers, large hand file (8 inches long), set of needle files, hard charcoal block, tweezers Double AA (for soldering, might get damaged, must be pointed and should not have round tips), cabochon stone or stones Metals: 6 inches of 3 mm sterling silver half round wire, 1 foot plain strip fine silver 3/16-bezel wire 28 gauge, serling silver sheet 24 gauge 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 inch used for backplates on bezels, soft, medium & hard solder about an inch of each sheet, 1 foot of 16g, 18g, 20g, 22g s/s wire.

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