Portland, OR April 2024 Art and Soul Workshops

Workshop Details

Rochelle Gaukel
9:00 - 4:30
Thur April 18

Soldered Relic Box

$ 185  


In this one-day class you will be creating a relic box filled with items of your choice. Once you have finished creating your pieces inside the box, we will then place the glass on top of the box and solder it shut.

These boxes are fun to create and are fun to display.

Materials Fee $35 cash paid at beginning of class includes:

Cardboard box for the relics, glass for box, your choice of different relic pieces to put in your box (sacred hearts, stuffed sacred heart in ivory or burgundy, madonna statue, plus other items available for your choosing), copper tape, brass box feet for bottom of box, glass glitter, papers, antique wax, patina, crystals, buttons, flowers, leaves, metal for top of box


Supplies Needed  to bring for Class:

Cookie sheet for your solder station
Soldering iron (WELLER 100 WATT/Model W100PG) - https://glasssupplies41.com/product/weller-100-watt-w100pg-temperature-controlled-soldering-iron/
Soldering iron stand - https://glasssupplies41.com/product/diamond-tech-studio-pro-soldering-iron-stand-heavy-duty/
Spool of lead-free solder - https://glasssupplies41.com/product/choice-lead-free-solder-1-pound-16-oz-roll-solder-copy/
Flux - https://www.grainger.com/product/HARRIS-WORTHINGTON-Water-Soluble-1UYJ8?opr=HPRVP
JB WELD Clear Weld 5 minute epoxy - https://www.amazon.com/J-B-Weld-ClearWeld-Syringe-25mL/dp/B09C6R4VSQ/ref=sr_1_3?crid=33AS46F4OXQMC&keywords=jb+weld+epoxy&qid=1673563308&sprefix=JB+weld%2Caps%2C1963&sr=8-3
Sal Ammoniac block - https://glasssupplies41.com/product/large-block-8-oz-sal-ammoniac/
White Gesso
Paintbrush - For painting gesso on to the papers inside of the box to give it a more subtle look
Jewelry pliers set
Rag or towel

Optional items:
Any bits and pieces you would want to personalize your project.