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Soldering Intensive

Brooklyn Metal Works

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Highlights

In this 5 session soldering intensive you will fully develop your understanding of how solder behaves,  how to control heating, and how

What You'll Get

In this 5 session soldering intensive you will fully develop your understanding of how solder behaves,  how to control heating, and how to troubleshoot problems before they arise. Creating various sized soldering samples will allow you to gain confidence in this important fabrication skill. Working larger will help you understand what is happening with your heat so that you can finesse smaller pieces. Two projects and multiple samples will acquaint you with a variety of different approaches to soldering.

Open to all levels.

A tool kit for this class is available for $50. The school will email you details upon enrollment.


Q&A


Q: Can I make up a class if I miss one?
A: 
Yes. Students who are absent for class are allowed to make up missed class time during open studio hours at no cost. This is an unsupervised working time. Teachers are not required to meet with students outside of class to make up missed information. Students may make up missed hours up to 2 weeks after their class ends. One missed class equals 3 hours.


Q: Is a certificate of completion available to me after completing their class?

A: No


Q: Is a professional certificate available to me after completing their class?

A: No


Q: Can I take home what I make in this class?

A: Yes


Q: Is this class hands-on?

A: Yes


Q: Are the materials provided in the cost of the class?

 

A: No. A tool kit for this class is available for $50. The school will email you details upon enrollment. 

Basic Materials

· AA Soldering tweezers

· Cross-locking tweezers, bent nose

· Solder pick

· 2/0 saw blades, 1 dozen

· 1/4 in paint brush for flux

· 6 in metal ruler

· Split mandrel, not tapered

· Sandpaper, grits 220, 320, 400, 600

· Soldering brick

Metal Supply

· Sheet solder - Hard, Medium, and Easy, 6 in each

· Copper sheet - 20 gauge, 6 x 6 in.

· Sterling silver sheet - 18 gauge, ¾ x 3 in

· Brass wire - 22 gauge, 1 ft

Optional (not in kit)

· small containers for solder

Additional materials may need to be purchased for projects as discussed with your instructor


Suggested Suppliers:


Allcraft Jewelry Supply (discount for BKMW students and members)

135 W 29th St. Rm 205

(between Avenue Of The Americas & 7th Ave)

New York, NY 10001 (212) 279-7077


Metalliferous

34 W 46th St. 3rd Floor

New York, NY 10036 (212) 944-0909


Q: Is there anything else I should be aware of to be prepared for class?

A: Yes. The school requires closed-toe shoes and appropriate work clothing made from natural fibers. Long hair must be tied back when working in the studio. They provide safety glasses but you are encouraged to bring your own if you have them.

Class Starting Tuesday, August 27

5 sessions

  • Tuesday, August 27, 6:30PM- 9:30PM
  • Tuesday, September 03, 6:30PM- 9:30PM
  • Tuesday, September 10, 6:30PM- 9:30PM
  • Tuesday, September 17, 6:30PM- 9:30PM
  • Tuesday, September 24, 6:30PM- 9:30PM

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The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Sep 24, 2019.

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