This 1.5 hour class is so much more than just an "how to". You will gain insight into the critical elements required for successful soldering such as; metal properties, the various types and grades of solder, learn how solder actually works, how to identify the most common types of issues and how to avoid them.
This class accommodates all skill levels and may be personalized to your intended project.
1.5 hour of live interactive video conferencing including guided step-by-step instructions - (internet connected device with web-cam required).
Choice of Sky Guide 6 or 7 Tutorial Document (.pdf) providing practical exercises.
Preserving the original properties of your gemstones is critical to the quality and value of your metal clay creations. This class will provide you with the skills to prepare your projects with the optimal jewelers quality outcome in mind.
In clear simple terms, Rodi will provide you with a deep understanding of the theoretical aspects that help troubleshoot soldering issues.
This online class is scheduled for:
Weekly: Wednesdays 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Pacific Time) * Time will be shown in your time by choosing your time zone
Hard & Medium solder wire
Handy T Flux (Paste liquid
Bezel wire & sheet metal (copper or silver)
Sandpaper (220 grit)
Tweezers (cross locking)
Flush cutter straight edge
Flat nose pliers (if required)
Triangular needle file
Quenching bowl of water
High % Alcohol (No rubbing alcohol!)
Required connectivity: internet connected device - Desk top / laptop / tablet or smartphone with web cam and microphone. Optional headphones with microphone (recommended for desktop / laptop). Installation of free download browser plugin or app.