Soldering Tricks and Techniques
Feb 15th, 2020 | 10am to 5pm
Kit Fee: approx. $40 Materials and Lab Fee | Paid at End of Class
Some Fabrication and Soldering Skills Required
“Agnes made it easy and fun. Her explanations were clear and straight forward!" - Sacha, Simple Rings Making with Agnes
Soldering is one of the most fundamental skills in jewelry making and we want to equip you with all the essential tricks to take your designs to the next level, opening up a whole new world. Our instructor will give you a deeper understanding of the soldering process and dive into the chemistry and physics of soldering. An explanation of what happens on the molecular level and when to use different types of solder will ultimately make you more proficient in your everyday practice.
Through a series of demonstrations and hands on practice you will learn:
How to use a jeweler’s torch with confidence
How to set up your soldering station for different situations / designs
Cover different methods of soldering such as pick, stick, sweat
Choosing the right solder for the job
How to protect your metal or other components of your jewelry when soldering
Soldering tricky parts
***This one day class is designed to focus on this specific technique only. No finished work will be made.
Please be informed Creative Side only offers “tuition credit” upon cancellation. Please review our no refund policy before enrolling and agree to the terms. We appreciate your support of our growing community.