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Recycling Silver

  • B180978
  • Instructor: Julie Sanford
  • Class Type: Metal
  • Date: Fri. June 8
  • Time: 9:00am-4:00pm (1 hr break) (6 hours)
  • Skill Level: All levels
  • Maximum Class Size: 16
  • Class Fee : $229.00
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Additional Information
Description:
We all have bits of silver -- broken pieces, trimmings, and failed projects. Turn your unwanted scrap silver into new usable material like a pro in this introduction to metal fabrication. Melt it, pour it, draw it, and roll it -- there is nothing better than saying you made it from scratch!
Students will Learn:
Learn how to sort and prepare scrap silver, prepare a crucible, melt and pour metal into a variety of ingots, and mill new sheet and wire. Learn to save money on refining and fabrication costs and get exactly the materials you need. Class includes crucible and holder for you to keep.
Project completion:
Project will be completed in class
Minimum Age Requirement:
At least 18 years old.
Supplies to Bring:
Bench block, hammer, metal files, safety glasses, terry-cloth towel, wire snips, at least 1 oz. scrap silver (traditional sterling, fine silver or scrap metal clay - can be a combination).
Materials in Kit:
Melting dish, dish handle, full written instructions, shared studio consumables: butane, casting flux.
Limit:
One seat per person per class.
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