Introduction to Metalsmithing
Class Date: Monday February 22nd, March 3, 10, 17, 24th
Time: 6:00 to 9:00pm
Instructor: Jennifer Wolfe
Class Outline: This Beginner Metalsmithing class introduces students to traditional jewellery making techniques, where you will learn skills such as sawing, piercing, forming, hammering, roller printing, and soldering.
Students will use a rolling mill, oxygen/propane torch, disc cutters, jewellers saw, polishing machine, pliers and hammers to create their own unique pieces.
It is suggested that you take the first Stackable ring class to familiarize yourself with soldering before attempting this class.
During this 5 week class, participants will learn more advanced skills such as lost wax casting, etching as well as work on more advanced projects such as bezel and prong setting.
Students can expect to walk away with 3-4 pieces of completed work with the 15 grams of silver included in the course fee and one free casting.
Workshop Fee: $370.00 +HST per person, includes kit fee for materials, consumables.
Registration & Cancellation Policy
How to Register:
Sign up and pay for the workshop via this page.
A signed waiver will be required to proceed in any workshop.
Minimum age of workshop participation is 18.
Minimum 2 students must be registered for the course to run.
COVID Safety precautions – All students will be required to wear a mask for the duration of the class. If you don’t have one I can provide one. Each workstation has their own designated tools/equipment with limited overlapping equipment to ensure safety. Each workstation and their designated tools will be sterilized before each workshop. Sanitizer will also be available.
Class Cancellation Policy:
If you need to cancel, please let us know 5 days prior to the class. Cancellations made later than that will forfeit the class deposit or fee.
We may reschedule or cancel classes if we do not receive the minimum number of bookings, or in case of bad weather or instructor illness. In this case, you will be notified and the fees will be refunded.