Learn how to connect metal without soldering! The beauty of riveting (aka "cold connections") is that you do not need a torch or solder to connect metal, and this technique can be easily done at home with minimal tools.
You will learn how to hand make rivets with brass, copper, and bronze wire as well as learn design and layout techniques. Each student will leave with at least one completed piece of jewelry.
We will cover:
- Tools and materials needed for riveting
- Overview of the 4 different types of rivets: standard, tube, flush, and decorative
- Design layout
- Setting rivets and cleanup
Class duration 8 hrs with a 30-minute break for lunch
Tools needed: Tools are provided.
$25 which includes copper and brass sheet and wire. Payable to instructor at beginning of class. Cash, check, and Venmo accepted.
Note: students who want to work in silver will be required to bring their own 3" x 3" 20 gauge silver sheet and at least 6" 16 gauge sterling silver round wire.
Last day to cancel for a full refund or credit is October 7, 2023. Please review our FAQ page for directions and dress code. By registering for the class you agree to our policies and dress code.
About the instructor, Alec Schweiger