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IFL Jewelry Series – Intro to Soldering

May 15, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm | $15 - $30


 

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Looking to create hand-made jewelry for yourself or someone special? Come learn to create beautiful jewelry by soldering metal wire together to make rings, earrings, and bracelets of your very own.

Class Description:

Learn to use basic jewelry tools, how to work with non-ferrous metals, how to solder metal wire together, and how to form and finish your own rings, earrings, and bracelets. You will have at least one completed project, and a tool of your very own, by the end of class. No experience necessary. Come and have fun with us!

Topics Covered:

  • Basic tools and use
  • Metal preparation
  • Soldering techniques
  • Forming & finishing

What to Bring:

Please wear an apron or clothing that you do not care about and closed toe shoes.

Cost:

$15 for Members

$30 for Public

Materials Required:

Materials will be available for purchase at Idea Fab Labs Santa Cruz. The supplies cost is $35 and includes: flux & medium solder, 3 different gauges of copper wire, 3 different grits of sandpaper, and a jeweler’s saw frame with saw blades.

Prerequisites:

16 years of age and over please.

Instructor Bio:

Carrin is the Jewelry Zone Manager here at Idea Fab Labs. Come get motivated and learn how to make your own unique and beautiful jewelry. Her passion, knowledge, and experience will be sure to inspire.

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Details

Date:
May 15, 2016
Time:
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cost:
$15 - $30

Organizer

Carrin Olsen

Venue

Idea Fab Labs Santa Cruz
2879 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Website:
santacruz.ideafablabs.com