LEARN-TO Laser Welding FRI 13 Sept
Date: Friday 13 September, 2024
Start Time: 10am or 2pm
End Time: 1pm or 5pm
This laser welding workshop is taught by diamond mounter Justin Wilson, who has been a mounter for 40 years and using the laser welder for the past 10 years so you are in very good hands!
Freeform Fabrication will once again be supporting this workshop with the DaDo machines.
Special discount to FORGE Friends, enter your code at checkout
What skills will I earn?
- Adjust output settings for various materials
- The application for repairs
- Use in manufacture
What will happen on the day?
You will be guided through the different output settings for various requirements to assist in the manufacturing and repair of jeweller where soldering may not be an option. You will practice attaching an earring post, repairing a claw in a diamond ring, weld a shank and laser a chain link!
At the end of the workshop you will have a good understanding of how to use the machine safely and effectively. You will learn on our Master 4.0 laser welder which is available to FORGE CLUB members to book and use.
What skills do I need?
Skills Level: EASY
Some basic jewellery making understanding is required.
What should I bring?
- Work in progress you'd like to practice on.
- Silver wire
- Silver ring to size
- Reading glasses or head visor (in case you need them!)
What should I wear?
Who is my instructor?
Justin Wilson is an experienced diamond mounter working from his studio on Hatton Garden for over 40 years.
How do I get there?
See contact page for details on public transport and parking.