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Soldered Relic Box

Rochelle Gaukel
9:00 - 4:30
Mon Aug 12

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$ 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 $40 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, lace, trim, metal for top of box. Rubber stamps for use in stamping the molten solder.


Supplies Needed  to bring for Class:

Cookie sheet for your solder station
Soldering iron (WELLER 100 WATT/Model W100PG)
Soldering iron stand - https://www.amazon.com/Studio-Pro-Soldering-Iron-Stand/dp/B004BNBQV4/ref=mp_s_a_1_1_mod_primary_new?crid=2H6V7WE0NFWL8&dib=eyJ2IjoiMSJ9.Wid_3t99MnWMssi5J0Ga34lQZSgBK4qNRMq4VVx8Rlb6qHzLANs0YitZSTDLS9wAVlsKl3ksGz_HGLiOqzlStuxY1aznWoTI4k25im1mW4eHQGx6RpbWZJ8anb3sX2qI5NDjLp0t66-mvBruQlMt1RBWcO8pIE8KI_AdPoFqlEAx832KijwOFIjhA6o4gSG1HattrMB5qTGpqAPAYOQB1A.G_IZ1xtjKVqRb4Fe8BxmV4PjNfkwTZdqFqy1xgX_2Cw&dib_tag=se&keywords=studio+pro+soldering+iron+stand&qid=1707886401&sbo=RZvfv%2F%2FHxDF%2BO5021pAnSA%3D%3D&sprefix=studio+pro+%2Caps%2C186&sr=8-1
Spool of lead-free solder - https://www.nwartglass.com/product/tournaline-solder-lead-free/
Flux - https://www.grainger.com/product/HARRIS-Water-Soluble-Lead-Free-Flux-1UYJ9
Sal Ammoniac block - https://www.amazon.com/Large-Sal-Ammoniac-Tinning-Block/dp/B0051KK252/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?crid=T2Z6XI5FA78F&dib=eyJ2IjoiMSJ9.DbEEdY8zAUjdt4WtQQRREtiauUgeDG6geaiPO1JmiUKij_HGXa_p2Kwo0UYDO2CncWacWnFjKR1FcDW0ylQjneL_8FIZ8W7G52DNVhST1gw.n6k2uDqmXSsP7T1Yyk5riKpCZUrZcIsnpYa0Nx7E410&dib_tag=se&keywords=salamoniac+block&qid=1707886476&sprefix=salamoniac%2Caps%2C267&sr=8-1-spons&sp_csd=d2lkZ2V0TmFtZT1zcF9waG9uZV9zZWFyY2hfYXRm&psc=1&smid=AKCXQPPQ1G8EO
JB WELD Clear Weld 5 minute epoxy - Walmart sells this. Just make sure it is the 5-minute one.
White Gesso
Paintbrushes - For painting gesso on to the papers inside of the box to give it a more subtle look. For painting any resin relics you choose. For applying the matte Mod Podge.
Mod Podge Matte
Jewelry pliers set
Rag or towel

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

Click here for a printable page

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For your convenience, you may pre-order your materials for classes! Your materials will be waiting for you at the retreat. And you can always purchase additional materials at the retreat.

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