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Entire Metalworking 101 Beginner DVD Series

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New Soldering DVDs with Patti Bullard

Metalworking 101 with Patti Bullard

Patti Bullard is a jewelry instructor, the inventor of Wubbers® pliers, and a lifelong artist. Patti has taught wire working and metal-smithing across the United States since 2004, and loves sharing her enthusiasm and techniques with others. Patti's experience in many forms of jewelry creation has given her a unique insight into the best tools and creation methods, and she enjoys teaching others how to craft unique jewelry pieces. You'll be amazed how easy Patti makes soldering!

DVD 1: Earring Essentials

Earring Essentials teaches Soldered Earring Posts, texturing, Dapping, and wire work

Make 2 different pairs of earrings in Earring Essentials. Learn to solder post earrings and make ear hooks, explore dapping and texturing, and make a wire wrapped dangle. You'll learn all the basics of soldering, including pickling, quenching, torch safety, and Patti's little tricks to make soldering fun and easy.

DVD 2: Geometric Links Bracelet

Geometric Links Bracelet teaches jump ring shaping, fine soldering, working with heavy-gauge wire, and making a clasp, as well as tumbling and finishing

Shape heavy-gauge wire around Wubbers® mandrel pliers and make perfect soldered joins while making this Geometric Links Bracelet. Discover Patti's satin-smooth finish secret and find the best tool for the job. You'll create a dangly, jangly bracelet that is a great gift and will help you practice soldering.

DVD 3: Mix & Match Stacking Rings

In Mix and Match Stacking Rings, learn to shape wire and solder it in a round shape, set a stone in a bezel cup, and solder a bezel to a ring.

Use special wire and the soldering techniques we've practiced to create your own Mix & Match Stacking Rings. Discover how to solder a ring, attach a bezel cup, and set a cabochon in the bezel. Plus tips on finishing the rings and applying patina.

DVD 4: Mixed Metal Collage Pendant

In Mixed Metal Collage Pendant, learn principles of composition, punch and cut sheet metal, and cold connect with rivets. Wire work bail and flame patinas

Step into an art & composition cold connections workshop with this Mixed Metal Collage Pendant. Discover what makes a collage pendant interesting, learn to punch and rivet metal, and make a one-of-a-kind bail. Then turn on your flame to paint with heat patinas! Includes a tracing example and a composition guide.

DVD 5: Discover Open Back Bezels

Shape pattern wire into bezels, solder closed or connect with wire, and then use EnCapture Concrete to make a treasure-filled pendant

Use pattern wire and soldering techniques to create an open back bezel, which you can use to make earrings and pendants. Fill an open back bezel with EnCapture Concrete to embed your treasures, and discover how to add color to the background. Exploring Open Back Bezels will open your eyes to all the possibilities!

DVD 6: Twinkle Star Bracelet

Use stamped, textured, and antiqued pieces of sheet metal to make an alternative charm bracelet. Solder layers and shapes together plus join with a form-fitting array of jump rings.

Stamp and decorate this mixed metal Twinkle Star Bracelet to create a charming link bracelet. Solder and cold connect to create a piece that fits the wrist perfectly and showcases your mastery of soldering techniques.


Each DVD comes complete with written follow-up directions for each and every project, along with sizing information and even a guide to composition!

Total run time for all discs is approx. 6:48:50

This DVD does not have subtitles at this time, but does come with complete follow-up instructions.


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