1/28/2018 10:30am-6:00pm Kate Richbourg Dapped, Riveted And Soldered Beads

Total Price (including kit fee): $169.00
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Class Supply Kit (+$35.00)


Making metal beads is fun and easy and the beads are perfect to use in so many designs. Perfect your riveting and soldering skills as you make a variety of beads to use in finished projects. Fabricate beads using stamped and textured metal along with coins, using riveting and soldering techniques. Basic metalworking techniques will be covered in class, including cutting, filing, texturing, riveting, soldering, finishing and polishing.

Kit Includes:

A variety of metal sheet blanks and coins, copper rivet tube; use of soldering tools and supplies in class.

Students should bring the following tools:

Bench block, Chasing hammer, brass head mallet or household hammer for dapping block; Riveting Hammer (optional), Chain nose pliers, Flush wire cutters, Flat metal file, dapping block, power punch pliers (optional), Screw down hole punch (optional) Instructor will have punches to share.

Instructor will provide the following tools for use in class:

Metal design stamps, 1 lb brass head mallet, Texture hammers, Disc cutter, rotary tools