If you love making jewelry and want to expand your jewelry-making portfolio, the “Metalsmithing at Home” Craftsy course is a great way to learn a new jewelry-making skill. Taught by Kate Richbourg, blogger at We Can Make That at Home and seen on DIY Jewelry and Craft Lab, this online course is the best way to learn how you can create unique and interesting metal jewelry pieces in your home.
Even if you’ve never even considering making metal jewelry at home before, this class will teach you everything you need to know to get started, be safe and create one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces. Members who take this class love Richbourg’s edgy teaching style and her thorough instruction. Throughout the comprehensive online course, Richbourg shows you the properties of jewelry making metals, how to solder safely and how to complete four metalsmithing projects.
With over five hours of video instruction divided into easy-to-follow lessons, Richbourg will teach you how to manipulate your metals with heat using a wide variety of tools and finishing techniques. During the course, you’ll make 5 fun projects including chunky, stackable rings, a bangle bracelet, dangle earrings, a tube set pendant and earring wires.
Members of this course are asked to have some basic metalworking tools in order to follow along with Richbourg and created the course projects. Tools needed include a handheld, butane micro torch, soldering paste and picks, metals, safety glasses, soldering tools, hammering tools and sawing and cutting tools. Using these tools and Richbourg’s instruction, course members will learn how to cut and solder metals, texturing techniques, ring band sizing, tube settings, and finishing techniques.
The best part about this Craftsy course is that once you sign up for “Metalsmithing at Home”, you can watch the course whenever it is convenient for you. Members who sign up for Craftsy courses are given log in information for the course and are able to access the course at any time from the comfort of their own home. Not only that, but the course is packed full of great tips to make this the best beginner metalsmithing course on the web.
Craftsy courses are designed to be completely interactive and fun. Members are able to ask the instructor questions, upload photos of jewelry, interact with other class members on discussion boards, and bookmark parts of the course to return to. This is a collaborative online course where class members help each other learn and improve. Access to Craftsy courses never expires, so once members sign up for “Metalsmithing at Home,” they can log on to the course whenever they need to review material, or reference something taught in the course.
Learn how to make unique metal jewelry that will really show off your style and your metalsmithing abilities. Richbourg will show you step-by-step how to make five amazing projects from start to finish, and also give you expert tips and advice along the way about how you can create amazing metal jewelry at home using her extensive metalsmithing expertise.
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