Simple Soldering Sampler Boot Camp Class


Get in your metalworking into shape! Kate Richbourg teaches all the basics you need to get started in this fast paced class that includes a variety of techniques including sawing, soldering and riveting. Based on the unique sampler section in Kate's book Simple Soldering, students learn a variety of basic soldering techniques in this class. Students will complete a series of sampler projects on 1" x 1" copper squares. After finishing this fast-paced class, students will be ready to move on to more complex projects with confidence. From sawing and riveting to soldering and stone setting; it's all covered right here.

Prerequisite: None.

Materials: Students will need to purchase the Simple Soldering Sampler Boot Camp class materials kit #12894 ($15 kit) at time of registration. Kit includes 16 3"x3" copper squares, a variety of metal blanks, 16g wire for rivets, sterling silver bezel wire, semi precious stones, and jump rings.

Tools Needed for Class:

  • Bench block
  • Chasing hammer
  • Chain nose pliers
  • Round nose pliers
  • Flush wire cutters
  • Flat metal file
  • Metal shears
  • Jeweler's saw and 2/0 blades
  • 1.8mm hole punch pliers

Optional: (Students should bring them if they have them. Instructor will have a limited supply to use in class.)

  • Design stamps
  • Dapping block
  • Disc cutter
  • Screw down two hole metal punch
  • Brass mallet

Tools for your projects are not included in the class fee. Please come to class prepared with the above tools. Shop at our store and take advantage of your 10% student discount! Students are encouraged to bring their own tools. Soldering set ups for class use will be provided by the instructor.

Location: Classes are held at our store, 1544 Park Street, Alameda, CA 94501.

3 Ways to Sign Up:

  • Sign up online with a credit card (secure) by adding this class to the online shopping cart, and checking out.
  • Call 510-337-1203 (give Visa/Mastercard/Discover info to employee)
  • Come into the store and pay with check, cash or Visa/Mastercard/Discover

Discount: Students will receive a 10% discount on in-store merchandise for 4 weeks prior and 2 weeks after the class.

By signing up for this class, you are agreeing to the class enrollment terms and conditions.

Instructor: Kate Richbourg

Class size: 4 student minimum - 8 student maximum

Date & Time:

Saturday, August 10, 2013, 11:00am-6:00pm

Friendly Reminder: Please add class materials kit #12894 ($15 materials kit) to your cart at checkout.

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