Philadelphia, PA

Sterling Padlock (2 Days)
Teacher: Richard Salley
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
8:30 AM-4:00 PM
Hands on Workshop
Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
Pre-Registration Closed
Pricing Information
Price: $355.00
Materials Fee: $63.00

2-Day Workshop (Weds. & Thurs. 8:30am - 4:00pm) Padlocks date back to the Roman Era (500 BC - 300 AD) and have gone through many changes over the years. In this 2-day workshop, you will learn to construct a working padlock with key that is both decorative and functional. Use it to secure a chain or add it to a book cover, handbag or ?? If you like mechanisms, hinges, and catches, you'll enjoy this workshop that is sure to be challenging and fun. Lock up your seat now!  (Note: Only the Wednesday time is listed on the workshop ticket, however, your registration is valid for this 2-Day Workshop on Wednesday & Thursday from 8:30am - 4:00pm.)

  • Student Maximum: 20
  • Skill Level and Technique: Metalsmithing, Advanced
  • Prerequisite: sawing and soldering proficient
  • Supply List:

    Basic jewelry-making tools will be needed, including round-nose, chain-nose and flat-nose pliers, wire cutters, hand files or needle files,rawhide or nylon mallet, metal shears, jeweler's saw and blades (#0 or #2/0), bench pin, bench block or anvil, scribe or fine-point Sharpie marker, safety glasses OPTIONAL: miter vise/jig, optivors or other magnifying aide, 1.25mm hole punch 

  • Kit Contents: Ferric Nitrate etching solution and disposal supplies, transfer images, 22-gauge sterling silver sheet (50mm x 50mm) x 2, 24-gauge sterling silver sheet (130mm x 6mm), bezels, 24-gauge sterling silver sheet (130mm x 3mm), 24-gauge sterling silver sheet (10mm x 2mm), hinge, 10-gauge sterling silver wire for shackle (75mm), 10-gauge slotted sterling wire (35mm), 18-gauge sterling silver 5mm x 8mm for key, 3mm sterling silver tubing for key (25mm), 16-gauge sterling silver wire (40mm), 2mm sterling tube (5mm), 4mm o.d. sterling tube (4mm) x 2, 19-gauge sterling wire for clasp (25mm), spring steel, silver solder flux.
  • Completion Level: A project will be completed in class
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