Introduction to the Jewelers Torch and Soldering

  • Saturday, October 16, 2021
  • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • BARN Jewelry Studio, Class Code JE101621SJ
  • 3

Registration

  • $169 tuition + $25 materials fee
  • $130 tuition + $25 materials fee

Registration is closed

In this one day (in-studio) class, students will learn through instructor demonstration and guided hands-on practice exercises: how to safely set up a soldering station, ignite your torch, anneal and solder metal together. Students will be given the opportunity to work with the industry standard Smith Little torch and propane/oxygen torch during this class.

This is an introduction/beginner/refresher level class, all levels of experience are welcome. Ages 14 and up.

Details:

  • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Overall BARN safety policies are here.
  • Please wear closed-toe shoes. Wear hearing protectors when warranted and safety glasses; bring your own or use BARN's. Tie back long hair. Avoid loose-fitting clothing and jewelry; roll up sleeves.
  • Tuition assistance is available. Click here to apply. 


Instructor Bio:

Sarah Jones is a BARN founding member, jewelry studio programming and steering committee member. She is a local Bainbridge Island artist, and teacher with experience in fine metal arts, jewelry, ceramics, sculpture, stained glass, and photography. 

Because Sarah is a visual and tactile learner herself, her classes typically involve a lot of hands-on learning time. In addition, Sarah’s classes are accompanied by printed information and resources for her students to refer back to when practicing their new skills. 

Sarah’s art has been displayed in the Seattle Metals Guild exhibitions and Bainbridge Arts & Craft exhibitions. 

You can view her recent work on Instagram at: @sarahjonesjewelry and @foggyroaddesigns

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