MASTER CLASS: Spoon Making (2020) 

2020 Dates TBC

9.30am – 3.00pm

£190 plus materials

Course aims:
The Spoon Making Master Class is a two day course in which students will produce a silver spoon. Students will learn traditional silversmithing techniques, and will walk away with technical knowledge as well as a shiny new piece. Perfect for a christening present, Christmas, wedding or anniversary present. A significant piece for a significant occasion.

  • Learn how to dish and form metal into a spoon
  • Learn how to anneal and solder
  • Learn how to finish silver to a high polish

Learning outcomes:

  • Understanding of silver forming techniques
  • Knowledge of spoon production process
  • Confidence to work with production tools unassisted

The course is aimed at beginners.

Your tutor:

The course will run over three days, 9.30am – 3.00pm

Day 1

  • Introduction and demonstration
  • Dishing the spoon
  • Forming the handle
  • Fitting dish to handle

Day 2

  • Soldering the dish to handle
  • Filing and texturing
  • Buffing and polishing

A maximum of nine places are available on this course, with a minimum of six participants required for the course to run. Full Payment is required to secure a place. We can take card payments over the phone – please note the cost of the day is not refundable. Silver is available on the day and costs extra. Silver for a spoon can cost anywhere from £100 to £150 depending on size and weight. Once payment is received we will send an email confirming your place on the course – just let us know if you would like a place by calling 01582 833800.

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