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Tue, Mar 19, 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Location:
Ridgewood, Queens
63 Woodward Ave Ste 6317
Btwn Metropolitan & Flushing Avenues
New York, New York 11385
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Description
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 4

What you'll learn in this jewelry class:

Soldering (Silver or Gold soldering) is an essential technique in jewelry making. Not to be confused with soft or lead soldering. Silver soldering is a method of joining silver, copper and various other metals with silver solder (a silver alloy that melts at a lower temperature than the metal or metals to be joined. 

By learning to solder, one will be able to fabricate pieces ( fabrication simply means creating jewelry from metal in various forms such as: wire, sheet, tube as well as many other forms),  attaching jump rings, earring backs, stone settings, finding or any hardware that you might need on jewelry or other metal objects as well.

Are materials included in the cost of the class? Flux will be provided by the school at no additional charge. Other materials are not included in the cost of the class.

The solder can be purchased at AllCraft Jewelry Equipment Supplier (135 W 29th St. #205, New York, NY 10001). They will know what you need as they have our information.
 
Material you need to bring to class : 
  • Easy, medium and hard silver sheet solder 

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Refund Policy
Withdrawals from class 7 days prior to the start of the class will receive a full refund for the class minus a 5% processing fee. If cancellation occurs 3-6 days prior to the class, we will provide a 50% refund. Cancellations 48 hours or less receive a 25% refund. Refunds will not be provided for no-shows or same-day cancellations.

We do not refund tuition for classes that students miss due to their own circumstances. Students may make-up missed class sessions during open studio hours for up to two weeks after the last class meeting.

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7:00pm - 10:00pm Scott Alexander Fowler 1 $118.75

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Question from Jeanette
I am a jewelry designer. My next venture is to learn how to solder. Can you provide me with a list of tools of everything I will need to make this a reality? Online has so many different opinions on what I need.
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hello, there! The tools needed for this class is listed in the class description. The student needs to bring Easy, medium and hard silver sheet solder. You may purchase the solder at AllCraft Jewelry Equipment Supplier. Please see the class description for the full details. Thanks!
Answer from Jeanette
Hi! Thank you for responding, however, that is not what I am asking. I want to know what tools I will need to have for soldering silver jewelry at home after taking your class.
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Question from santiago d.
Hi there, Just wondering what flux you recommend for the solder? I know that's something you provide in class but I was curious about what to buy for my own purposes.
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Santiago! The school recommends Dandy Flux. Hope this helps!
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Reviews of Classes at Bushwick Jewelry Casting (37)

(37 Reviews)
Soldering (Beginner)
Reviewed by rafael d. on 1/13/2019
Loved Scott and the process, got Santiago and I on track. We would love a follow class more advanced up in a few months.
Soldering (Beginner)
Reviewed by REGINA H. on 9/20/2018
Great teacher. I learned a lot in 3 hrs.
Soldering (Beginner)
Reviewed by nerissa l. on 7/19/2018
It was an intro however it would have been nice to create something we could actually wear or use. Scott was a very warm and friendly instructor. We had a great time.
Soldering (Beginner)
Reviewed by JON G. on 1/17/2018
Scott was very helpful and patient.
Soldering (Beginner)
Reviewed by Rafael R. on 7/25/2018
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School: Bushwick Jewelry Casting

Bushwick Jewelry Casting

Scott Alexander Fowler studied metalsmithing at The University of North Texas from 1993-1999. For the past several years, Scott has experimented with various techniques and materials to develop the craftsmanship necessary to create his unique designs. His pieces fuse modern clean lines with organic...

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