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Tool Training: Hot Craft Studio Jewelry Shop

Artisan's Asylum, Inc.

Tool Training: Hot Craft Studio Jewelry Shop

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Price Fee Quantity
By Appointment (Members)
This ticket reserves one spot for existing Artisan's Asylum members in a single Jewelry Shop tool training sessionon a Thursday. You will be contacted by the instructor to schedule a specific day and time. Registration includes the cost of all materials used.
$50.00 $1.99
By Appointment (Non-Members)
This ticket reserves one spot for a non-member in a single Jewelry Shop tool training session on a Thursday. You will be contacted by the instructor to schedule a specific day and time. Registration includes the cost of all materials used.
$75.00 $2.49

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Event Details

Description:

Tool Training for Jewelry in the Hot Craft Studio: Students will learn the proper use and location of all the tools in the studio and to operate the acetylene gas tank, set up a soldering area, turn on and off the tank, use the polishing set up, the rolling mill, and the flex shaft.

Tool Testing will follow two weeks after training or by appointment with the shop monitor, and is necessary before a member is allowed to work independently in the shop.

Prerequisites:

None.

Materials Provided:

Yes.

What to Bring:

Close-toed shoes, hair tie-backs.

Karen Christians

Instructor Biography:

Karen Christians is an educator and maker in the metal arts. She developed the metals program at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education, founded Metalwerx in Waltham, a non-profit school for jewelry and the metal arts, and the new jewelry section of the Hot Craft Studio at Artisans Asylum in Somerville. She teaches nationally, lectures around the country, and is published in many professional and technical magazines. She is the author of the book, "Making the Most of Your Flex-Shaft." Karen holds a BFA with High Honors from the Massachusetts College of Art. She is currently writing a second book, "The Jewelry of Burning Man."

Event Time:

Tool training is available in the Hot Craft Jewelry Shop on Thursdays, by appointment.

 

Have questions about Tool Training: Hot Craft Studio Jewelry Shop? Contact Artisan's Asylum, Inc.

Where


Artisan's Asylum
10 Tyler Street
Somerville, 02143

Organizer

Artisan's Asylum, Inc.

Artisan's Asylum is a 40,000sf. fabrication destination featuring 160 artists' studios, 12 workshops and unlimited ideas and energy. We're located just north of Union Square in the heart of #SomerNova, Somerville's innovation campus.

Tours daily; visit http://www.artisansasylum.com for all the information.

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