1/29/2018 10:30am-6:00pm Helen Driggs Beachcomber'S Bonanza

Total Price (including kit fee): $169.00
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Class Supply Kit (+$55.00)


Are you an incurable scavenger when you go to the beach, park, lake or other natural area? In this class we will learn how to mount natural objects like shells, pebbles, sticks, driftwood, sea glass and other found objects using wire, cold connections and other non-glue techniques. Bring your own treasures and use what's in your kit to make a pendant featuring your favorite natural object. Learn to safely drill stone or sea glass, create flowing wire mountings, and how to plan and execute uncommon mountings like two-part, perimeter and integral tabs or multi-layer rivets.

Kit Includes:

Kit contains sheet Metal, 12 gauge wire, 18 gauge rivet stock, beach pebbles, driftwood and shells

Students should bring the following tools:

Steel Block, chasing hammer, Jeweler's saw frame and 2/0 blades Metal Snips, Awl or sharp scribe, Round nose pliers, Chain Nose Pliers, Flat nose Pliers, Wire cutters, Sandpapers and files, Rotary tool or flexshaft and stand, small ceramic or glass bowl, Disc cutter if you have it, SAFETY GOGGLES ARE A MUST

Instructor will provide the following tools for use in class:

Flex shaft, Diamond drilling equipment, assorted hand tools, disc cutter and dap block, forming hammer