An intensive day for those with some experience with the main focus on exercises to advance your soldering skills.
Improve your soldering skills through demonstrations and exercises and make a start on a project that you can finish at home. You will be focusing on silver soldering and the course will cover pallion, stick and sweat soldering.
The day will start with a general overview of the technical processes at play when soldering, along with information on various torches and soldering equipment.
The practical section of the day will begin with a demonstration followed by an exercise. This will then be repeated for each type of soldering technique.
Please note that this one-day class is not suitable for beginners. Please sign up to a suitable one day jewellery making class if you are a beginner.
Timetable for one day courses
Students should arrive by 9am for registration.
Classes are from 9.15 - 5pm
Lunch is included.
Laila Smith is a studio jeweller and tutor. Her mathematically inspired geometric jewellery is sold across the UK. She trained at Manchester Metropolitan University and then undertook a 15 month Fellowship in The Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham. She has 17 years teaching experience, both in further, higher education and leisure classes.
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