Stonehinge

2016-02-21


Stonehinge

Sunday April 24, 2016

9:30AM-5:30PM

Description:

Create a bi-level pendant with a hinge, and set a stone on each level using different techniques. Choice of stones and design templates will insure uniqueness.


Class & Kit Fee:

$210.00 (includes all materials for the class) 


Students will Learn:

Free-form a design or choose from one of our hundreds of templates; create a soldered hinge; solder and/or braze to set a stone on each level of the pendant with textures and embellishments.


Prerequisites:

Previous soldering experience.


Supplies to Bring:

Round Nose, Chain Nose, Flat Nose Pliers

Wire Cutters

Work Surface

Bench Block or Anvil

Favourite small hammer

Torch and Fuel

Soldering board

Soldering pick

Insulated cross locking tweezers

Metal shears

Jeweller’s saw

Bees Wax

V-slot bench pin

2/0 or 3/0 saw blades

Ruler


Tools that will be shared (please bring your own if you have them)

Micro motor, dremel type tool that will hold a 3/32 mandrel and a #58 drill bit

Burnisher

Prong pusher

Tube cutting jig or pliers

Small rise to hold jig

1.25mm hole punch

1.5mm hole punch

Soft brass brush


Materials in Kit:

Copper sheet, tubing; copper and/or brass wire; brass sheet; nickel sheet; cabochon; accent stone; riveting materials; handout; consumables.



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