When Mon Jan 15 7pm — 8:30pm
Where Workshop - Jewelry / Small Metals
1825 Monetary Ln #104 Carrollton, TX 75006
What Learn the principles of how to solder copper, brass, bronze, silver, and gold using a hydroflux or similar mini-torch
Host David Heffley
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Registration

  • Cost: Free
  • Restrictions:
    • Ages 16+

Cancellations for this event must be made before January 15, 2018 — 7:00pm.

Registration for the event is closed.

About this Event

Refresh basic use and care of the Hydroflux mini-torch. Then learn the principles of how to solder copper bearing and precious metals. Participants will learn what materials can be soldered, types of solder and their appropriate choice, proper cleaning, preparation, heating, and finishing of the piece. Identifying unsuccessful solder joints and troubleshooting will be included as time allows.

After the demonstration, participants will have a chance to practice the techniques on copper plate and silver wire. Participants can use their own materials, or a practice kit can be obtained from the instructor for $3 to cover cost of materials.

Special Considerations and Warnings

PPE of closed toe shoes, safety glasses and apron are required for practice. Safety glasses STRONGLY suggested for observation. No loose clothing, but long sleeves are okay of fitted.

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