Kieu Pham Gray – Boxed Up! – Hollow Forms

Duration of Class: One Day (6 Hours) // Medium: Metal Working // Skill Level: Advanced (must have working knowledge of silver soldering and metalwork)

Description

This fabricating class will touch on multiple skills that can be used to enhance any smithing project. Create a contemporary ring while refining your sawing, shaping and soldering techniques. Students will be encouraged to create their own designs. If you are looking to challenge this class will surely impress. Every step will refine your skills and give you experience with that tool (saw) you have been avoiding.

Techniques

• Soldering
• Granulation
• Forging
• Ring making

Day

Day 3 (9/30/18)

Class Size

Min # of students: 5
Max # of students: 12

Supply List

  • Bezel shears
  • Flat nose or chain nose pliers
  • Nylon nose pliers
  • Bench pin
  • Decorative metal stamps of choice (optional)
  • Magnifying glasses and Ott light, as needed
  • Kit Fee: $58 per student (payable to instructor at class time)
    Provided by Instructor:
  • Fire tweezers
  • Soldering equipment: torch for each student, quenching bowls, fire bricks, pickle and pickle pot
  • Chasing Hammer
  • Files
  • Bench blocks

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