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Join Charles Lewton-Brain for an action-packed, fast-paced two hours of his bench tips and tricks! If you are interested in homemade tools and bench tricks to speed your production or understanding of goldsmithing this workshop is for you! A loose, eclectic collection of short cuts, bench tricks, stonesetting, polishing hints, and alternative equipment options for goldsmiths representing decades of goldsmithing tricks gathered together. Cheap tool making, jewellers secrets and unexpected sources for tools are described. Many are described in Lewton-Brain’s book Cheap Thrills in the Toolshop and his Bench Tricks CD and DVD, see them come to life!
No prerequisites, all levels welcome!
Location: Silvera Jewelry School, Berkeley, CA