1048B. BEGINNING METALSMITHING: SOLDERING—SWEAT SOLDERS AND BUTT SOLDERS: Monday, 6: 30-9pm, November 19-December 10 (4 weeks)
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Soldering, a technique used for thousands of years, employs heat and solder to join pieces of metal together. It is the most commonly used technique for joining metal. In this class, students will learn torch use and safety and some basic soldering skills such as sweat solder joins, butt solder joins and the use of sheet and wire solder. Students will make either stacking silver rings or a copper and silver bracelet.
*Students will be expected to follow along with the class projects.
*At the first class, students will pay the instructor a studio fee of $12 plus an additional fee for the materials (between $8 to $35), based upon current market prices of metals.
*Prerequisite: Beginning Metalsmithing: The First Step—Basic Techniques.
*Please note: Participants must be at least 18 years of age for jewelry classes, except for courses in Metal Clay, where they can be as young as 13 (with parent).
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