Improve your soldering skills in this course which covers in detail the use of the jewelry acetylene torch. In this class you will learn the basics of soldering soft metals, completing samples of the most commonly used types of joints. More complex and intricate joints can be introduced, students who already have taken the Intro to Jewelry and Metalsmithing class but wish to expand their skill set will want to jump in here!
Students will be coached in how to effectively and efficiently use the acetylene torch set-up as well as prepare material for different types of joints.
All materials will be provided, including copper sheet, brass sheet, soldering filler and the acetylene torch.
Lindsey is a contemporary jeweler metalsmith born and raised in the Midwest. She received an MFA in Metals from the University of Illinois where she developed a keen eye for detail and a love for teaching. Although traditionally trained, she is always looking for new techniques and a chance to share with other makers. Her one-of-a-kind studio work has been exhibited nationally and she continues her work as a writer and maker from her studio in Portland and at ADX.
A NOTE ABOUT CLASS SIZE
Classes are limited to 4 students to ensure lots of hands-on time with the tools and personal attention from the instructor. If the class is sold out but you’re still interested in this particular class, we can add your name to a waitlist and will contact you if a ticket becomes available. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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