Prerequisites: Students must have a basic grasp on soldering and be comfortable with a torch.
This single day workshops will focus on building a setting for an antique Chinese coin. Focusing on depth and detailed work, students will fabricate a housing for this ancient currency using a compound bezel/prong setting. Tube setting and the construction of an open-style ring shank will also be covered. This is an intermediate class- students should come with a moderate knowledge of using a torch and saw.
Instructor will provide fully equipped soldering stations including all chemicals and compounds, flexshafts and accessories, a few extra hand tools for student use, high quality handouts and kits containing all raw materials to make this project.
Students are responsible for bringing:
Bench pin with clamp (a large C clamp or Bessey clamp is recommended- available on Amazon)