16-0421.12 Stacked, Wrapped & Soldered

Class Date::
Friday, April 16, 2021, 1:30pm - 4:30pm (CST)

Date: Friday, April 16, 2021

Time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm (CST)

Class Description: Make two different versions of this sweet little mixed metal (sterling silver and gold-filled) ring, constructed of a clever combination of square wires, and held together with a little bit of easy soldering. You’ll add some neat skills to your inventory, including how to make your own twisted wire, how to solder gold-filled wire, and how to make straight, even wire wraps in a very tight space.

Instructor: Scott Mason and Phyllis Flora

Skill Level: Beginner

Materials Kit (included in price): Sterling silver and 14K gold-filled wire and pattern wire, ring sizer, polishing pad (kit includes enough materials to complete both of the rings pictured) Domestic US shipping.**

Required Tools:  

  • Fine point sharpie
  • Chain nose pliers
  • Sanding sticks
  • Electric drill or pin vise (to twist the wire)
  • Chasing hammer
  • Flush cutters
  • Half-round parallel pliers or half-round ring pliers
  • Third-hand
  • Rawhide or nylon mallet
  • Bench block
  • Sanding sticks
  • Mitre Jig
  • Jeweler's saw and 3/o or 4/o saw blades
  • Cut Lube
  • Metal files or sanding sticks
  • Steel ring mandrel
  • Solder Set-up,
    • medium and easy solder.
    • Torch (butane micro torch strongly recommended)
    • Fireproof surface (Solder board and/or charcoal block)
    • Quench bowl
    • Pickle
    • Solder pick
    • Cross-lock tweezers (secure transfer of hot items from solder board to quench bowl)
    • Flux
    • Hydrogen peroxide

*Note: Kit only and extra kit options do not include instructions or recording. You must choose either a Zoom or Zoom/Kit combo to receive written instructions. Kits will begin to ship March 30, 2021, unless otherwise arranged with instructor.

**Domestic US shipping is included in Kit price. Please contact instructor directly to arrange for international or expedited shipping.