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Lapidary: Cutting Cabochons 2

September 22 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cdn $225.00 +Kit fee: $60, payable to the instructor the day of the class.

Course outline: In this class with Boris Kolodny, you’ll take the skills you learned in Cutting Cabochons and turn them up a notch! Boris will take you through the steps of:

  1. How to cut more complicated stones with more complex shapes
  2. How to achieve a greater degree of precision when cutting and shaping cabochons
  3. Learning advanced techniques of stone cutting
  4. How to cut softer stones
  5. How to drill your stones

In addition to working with the saw and grinding wheels, you will also learn how to drill stones using the Fordham Flex shaft or drill press.

Skill level: Intermediate

Prerequisite: Must have taken Lapidary: Cutting Cabochons or have experience in cutting cabochons.

Technique: Lapidary, cutting cabochons

Bring to class: Creativity and enthusiasm! Lapidary is a messy process with a lot of standing! Wear comfortable shoes and clothes you dont mind getting dirty. Bring a studio apron; the longer the better.

How to Register:

  • You may register by phone at (416) 751-1911, or in-person at our store.
  • Payment or a deposit is required in advance for registration.
  • Some classes have associated kit fees, please check class details to see where applicable. Some kit fees are payable to the store, some to the instructor and may be cash only in that case.
  • For some studio classes, those using fire-breathing torches and fast spinny things a waiver must be signed acknowledging you have experience or training in their use, and we will ensure you have training to work safely!
  • Some classes have age requirements. Students MUST be 18 years or older in order to be able to take any of our lampworking, soldering, fusing, and some metalsmithing classes.

Class Cancellation Policy:

  • If you need to cancel, please let us know 5 days prior to the class. Cancellations made later than that will forfeit the class deposit or fee.
  • We may re-schedule or cancel classes if we do not receive the minimum number of bookings, or in case of bad weather or instructor illness. In this case, you will be notified and the fees will be refunded or issued as store credit.

Students are eligible for our 15% student discount card! Get yours when you check-in for your class at the front desk.

Details

Date:
September 22
Time:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Cdn $225.00
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Location

BeadFX
BeadFX, 19 Waterman Ave, Unit 2
Toronto, Ontario M4B 1Y2 Canada
Phone:
+1-416-751-1911

Other

Kit Fee:
$60, payable to the instructor the day of the class.
Kit Includes:
Rough cut stone slabs; use of the instructor's diamond drill bits during class.

How to Register:

  • You may register by phone at (416) 751-1911, or in-person at our store.
  • Payment or a deposit is required in advance for registration.
  • Some classes have associated kit fees, please check class details to see where applicable. Some kit fees are payable to the store, some to the instructor and may be cash only in that case.
  • For some studio classes, those using fire-breathing torches and fast spinny things a waiver must be signed acknowledging you have experience or training in their use, and we will ensure you have training to work safely!
  • Some classes have age requirements. Students MUST be 18 years or older in order to be able to take any of our lampworking, soldering, fusing, and some metalsmithing classes.

Class Cancellation Policy:

  • If you need to cancel, please let us know 5 days prior to the class. Cancellations made later than that will forfeit the class deposit or fee.
  • We may re-schedule or cancel classes if we do not receive the minimum number of bookings, or in case of bad weather or instructor illness. In this case, you will be notified and the fees will be refunded or issued as store credit.