This technique is the perfect way to jazz up your stamped pendants. In this class, instructor Kate Richbourg, shows how easy it is to add a soldered rim to a stamped blank. This comprehensive class outlines each step of the project from fitting a perfect wire rim to getting a great solder join every time. This class has a running time of 68 minutes.
Butane Torch Safety
Stamping on Metal
Introduction to Soldering
Lindstrom Chain Nose Pliers RX7893
Lindstrom Flat Nose Pliers RX7490
German Long Round Nose Pliers
Tronex Razor Flush Cutter, Oval Head - Long Handle, #7513
1 lb Brass Head Mallet
2.5" x 2.5" Steel Bench Block
Sliding Millimeter Gauge
Small Metal Ruler
Steel Ring Mandrel
Variety of Letter Stamps
Variety of Design Stamps
Cool Cup with Gripping Tweezers
Blazer Butane Torch
Gripping Tweezers - Wooden Handle
Noncombustible work surface
Penny Brite - or Sparex with a Pickle Pot
Solder Picks, Set of 3
Complete Engraver Tool Set - or other rotary hand tool
Pro Polish Pad (pack of 10)
Liver of Sulfur
Wet/Dry Sanding Paper Mixed Grit Pack
16g Gold Filled, Round, Dead Soft Wire - 1/2 oz (~4.5ft) - is used in the class. Wire 14-18 gauge works for this class. You'll need 4 inches for a 7/8 inch blank.
Sterling Silver Circle, 22mm (.87"), 24g - is used in the class. Any blanks from 1/2 inch to 1 inch work great. The gauge is up to you.
Silver Solder Paste SOFT, 1/4 oz
Silver Solder Paste MEDIUM, 1/4 oz
Lortone Tumbler, 3 Pound Capacity
Stainless Steel Shot for Tumbling, 2 Pound Bag
Shine Brite Burnishing Compound
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