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10:00 am
Cdn $70.00

Boxing with Pliers – No Boxing Gloves Required

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Instructor: Marilyn Gardiner

Course outline: Join Marilyn Gardiner for a full-day boxing session. We'll explore the Box Chain and the Staggered Box Chain, as well as other surprising box chain variations. This months class will focus on Box chains, with 2 methods of weaving the basic Boxchain, and progress to the ziggy-zaggy Staggered Boxchain. Along the way you will see/experiment with some boxchain variant surprises. In class you will have the option to learn any or all of these, or design something for yourself that builds a piece with the Boxchain weave.**Prior to class, Marilyn will email students a link to some basic …

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10:30 am
Cdn $90.00

Hot Connections: Spinner Ring

June 23 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Instructor: Iris Rogers Melamed

Course outline: Take your soldering and metalworking skills up a notch! Starting with a strip of sterling silver sheet, we will design a wide band ring that is flared at the edges to contain a moving wire ring. At each stage of this project we will explore the technical skills required for the successful completion of this ring. Skill level: Advanced beginner Prerequisite: Hot Connections 1 or experience soldering with a micro torch and using a jeweller's saw. Technique: Working with sterling silver sheet; cutting, texturing, forming, fitting, soldering and finishing. Bring to class: Please bring any metalsmithing tools, especially …

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  • 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 mature and responsible to work safely to be allowed to take some of our lampworking, soldering, fusing, and some metalsmithing classes.

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  • 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.